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blacksaint 08-17-2007 01:11 AM

Jones not signing with Astros, stays with Tigers
 
Posted by Kyle Whitfield
August 16, 2007



BATON ROUGE -- LSU safety Chad Jones participated in the Tigers' morning practice Thursday, one day after the deadline passed for Jones and the Houston Astros to agree on a contract.

The Astros, who selected Jones in the 13th round of this year's first-player draft, had until 11 p.m. Wednesday night to sign Jones or forfeit his rights.

Jones, who will also likely play baseball at LSU, was a five-star recruit from Southern Lab High School in Baton Rouge. He originally attended St. Augustine High School, but went to school in Baton Rouge after Hurricane Katrina.

Jones not signing with Astros, stays with Tigers - Sports - Times-Picayune - NOLA.com


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