Suffered a torn MCL in August that resulted in knee surgery that left him out of action until bowl practices...returned to the lineup for the Irish in the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State (Jan. 1)...pressured Buckeyes' quarterback J.T. Barrett into a third quarter interception that eventually led to an Irish touchdown. Played and started on the defensive line in each of the first 11 games ... suffered a season-ending foot injury in the first quarter vs. Louisville (Nov. 22) and did not play at USC (Nov. 29) or vs. LSU (Dec. 30) ... tied Sheldon Day for the most tackles by an Irish defensive lineman with 40 ... tied for second on the team with seven and a half tackles for loss ... had at least a half tackle for loss in each of Notre Dame's first three games ... registered three tackles, two solo, and a half sack against Rice (Aug. 30) ... also recorded a quarterback hurry vs. the Owls ... recorded six tackles, including three solo stops, one for loss, and forced a fumble in the victory over Michigan (Sept. 6) ... registered three tackles, including a half sack, in the 30-14 victory over Purdue (Sept. 13) ... blocked an extra point attempt (his third career blocked kick) and made a pair of tackles in the 31-15 victory over Syracuse (Sept. 27) ... registered an assisted tackle in the 17-14 victory over No. 14 Stanford (Oct. 4) ... collected five tackles, two quarterback hurries and blocked an extra-point attempt in the 50-43 victory over North Carolina (Oct. 11) ... attacked No. 2 Florida State's offensive line on Oct. 18, recording three tackles for loss among his six total stops ... also had a pass pressure against Jameis Winston ... the Seminoles went three and out on each of the three possessions that Jones collected a TFL ... collected five tackles, including four solo stops, in the 49-39 victory over Navy (Nov. 1) ... lone tackle in the loss at No. 11 Arizona State (Nov. 8) was a three-yard TFL ... equaled his career high with seven tackles against Northwestern.