Picture of UK offensive lineman T.J. Jones. Credit to wmbfnews.com

Kentucky O-Lineman T.J. Jones Facing Charges for Carrying a Gun on School Property


Kentucky football offensive lineman T.J. Jones was arrested this weekend, and his status with the team is now cloudy to say the least.

Here is the report:

A Myrtle Beach High School alum and athlete for the University of Kentucky is facing charges for carrying a gun on school property.

On Friday, 19-year-old Timothy Jevon “T.J.” James was arrested by Myrtle Beach Police and charged with a weapon law violation.

The incident report states that on Dec. 18, police investigated a weapon law violation at Myrtle Beach High on Robert Grissom Parkway.

The “possible incident that occurred in the locker room” was reported three days later, but the details on the conclusion of the investigation resulting in Jones’ arrest were not available.


Jones was a freshman offensive tackle this past season.

Here were his various accolades from his high school career:

Played tackle at Myrtle Beach (S.C.) HS

Helped his team win at least 11 games every season …

Myrtle Beach won the Class AAA state championship his junior and freshman years with a 14-1 record each campaign …

State quarterfinalist as a senior with an 11-2 mark and 13-2 record and state runner-up his soph season

Three-year starter at offensive tackle

All-district performer

Won area Lineman of the Week honors four times

Rated the No. 23 prospect in South Carolina by 24/7 Sports and No. 28 in the state by Rivals.com

No. 34 in South Carolina by SuperPrep

One of the nation’s top-100 offensive tackles by 24/7 and Scout.com




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