Getting To Know: Howard Jones

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Howard Jones
Linebacker
6-4, 238
Shepherd
1st Year

Who is your football mentor or inspiration?
I guess people around me, my peers, my family and just watching older players at different positions at different levels.

What motivates you?
My family first and then just the game of football, basically.

What is your football mindset?
Be the best I can be and always put my best foot forward and always be confident in what I'm doing.

Why do you play football?
For myself, for the game of football and for my family.

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What is your proudest football moment or memory?**
Scoring (a touchdown) in preseason (in 2014) was pretty cool.

Who is the teammate that has made the biggest impression on you?
All the older guys, who was before me and who was years before me in the league right now and I look at them and my position and learn from them.

When you hear Steelers football, what do you think?
Hard-nosed defense, basically.

What do you like about Pittsburgh?
Pretty fun city.

What are your goals for 2015?
Be confident in what I'm doing and be the best I can be.

What are your career goals?
Make some goals and work toward them, be a team player.

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