BRIAN JONES, Former NFL linebacker, Brian Jones is a college football studio analyst for CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network. He brings a wealth of football knowledge to the Network, and is featured in a variety of studio shows, including “COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY” on the CBS Television Network and “INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL” on CBS Sports Network. Jones is also co-host of “Better Man Show”, a men’s lifestyle, health and fitness show. The Better Man Show airs nationally via syndication.
After a five year NFL career spent with the Indianapolis Colts (1991) and New Orleans Saints (1995-98), Jones returned to Texas to begin his sports broadcasting career. He hosted a daily radio show on Sports Radio 1300-AM The Zone, served as the Longhorn Sports Network’s sideline reporter for all UT football games and hosted Longhorn Sports Center with Mack Brown and Rick Barnes. Jones also spent two years with Fox Sports Southwest. Jones spent five years with CBS Sports Radio as co-host of national morning program “Gio and Jones”, with Gregg Giannotti and national evening program “MOJO”, with Chris Moore. The shows were heard weekdays on CBS Sports Radio, nation’s largest 24/7 major-market radio network
Jones graduated with a degree in Corporate Communications from the University of Texas-Austin. At Texas, he was an All-Southwest Conference Linebacker during his senior year in 1990. That season, Jones led the Longhorns with 116 tackles (71 solo) and five forced fumbles, helping Texas to a 10-2 record. Jones grew up in Lubbock, Texas and currently resides in Wellington, Florida and Weehawken, New Jersey.