Back in September, FIU RB Anthony Jones was unfortunately shot in the face and back in a drive-by shooting:
Two Florida International University football players visiting a friend in Opa-locka were shot and injured Thursday afternoon in what police said was a drive-by shooting.
The players, highly regarded junior running back Anthony Jones and freshman offensive lineman Mershawn Miller, were both transported to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Jones was shot in the face!
Jones was airlifted after being shot in the face and the back, but his injuries didn’t appear to be life-threatening, said Opa-locka Police Chief James Dobson.
He found his way back onto the field in November, which is unthinkable. Today, in the Bahamas bowl, down 10-0 early in the game, Anthony Jones took the ball up the middle and scored: