The cornerstone of Maryland's 1953 national championship team, he led the Terps to 10 straight victories, six of them shutouts. A defensive tackle and unanimous All-American, Jones was hailed as the country's top college lineman. A pioneer in weight training, he lifted barbells and, when goaded, a half-keg of beer over his head. Jones was the first Terp enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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