Interest continues to rise for West Chester (Ohio) Lakota West standout linebacker Daved Jones.

Recently, Jones added Michigan State and Akron to a growing offer list that includes Cincinnati, Louisville, Iowa State, Nebraska, Minnesota, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, Pittsburgh and Kentucky.

The 6-foot-2, 210-pound Jones was impressive Wednesday in front of the many college coaches in attendance at the Firebirds combine day and spoke with First Star Football Report about his offer from the Spartans and why the hometown Bearcats are a program to watch in the race to sign Jones.

Jones also talks about another Big Ten program and the dream offer he’d like to land.

The following video is sponsored by First Star Logistics.


Dave Berk

Team publisher and recruiting analyst for from 2002-2017. Founded Dave Berk Consulting (, a football recruiting consulting company focused on helping families through the recruiting process in 2016. Founded First Star Football Report in fall of 2018. Has appeared on national, regional and local television and radio including NFL Network, FOX Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, 700 WLW, 980 WONE, WCPO CH9 and more. Provided recruiting analysis for FOX Sports Ohio weekly high school game of the week in Southwest Ohio area and was an analyst for the Time Warner Sports (Spectrum Sports) Ohio National Signing Day show.


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