Sam Jones, Celtics Great and 10-Time Champion, Speaks His Mind

Were trained in being proactive, so if were driving in a motorcade and the lead vehicle is looking up ahead and he or she sees something that they do not like, were not going to continue forward. Were going to make a left turn, a U-turn, a right turn. Numerous times many, many times we see something ahead we dont like and we just avoid. What might you see that would make you turn around? Okay, were at a major intersection in Tijuana and you look around at your situational awareness and you see the taco stand, everybody is doing their behavior that theyre supposed to be doing. Youve got a couple next to you in a car who are kissing, a couple on your left who are arguing, you have people crossing the street, normal behavior.

‘Smallville’ actor Sam Jones III gets prison release early

Forwards – D Jones (Ospreys and Wales), B J Botha (Munster and South Africa), P James (Bath and Wales), M Castrogiovanni (Leicester and Italy), M Rees (Scarlets and Wales), L Ghiraldini (Treviso and Italy), M Wentzel (Wasps and South Africa), J Hamilton (Gloucester and Scotland), F Louw (Bath and South Africa), S Jones (Wasps), A Zanni (Treviso and Italy), S Parisse (Stade Francais and Italy), I Harinordoquy (Biarritz and France). Former England Under-20 forward Jones will be joined in the squad by his Wasps colleague Marco Wentzel, while other additions include Perpignan-based Wales international back James Hook and fellow Welshmen Dwayne Peel and Matthew Rees. Players from 10 different countries are now represented, including Hong Kong sevens skipper Rowan Varty, brilliant United States wing Takudzwa Ngwenya and Samoa scrum-half Kahn Fotuali’i. ‘Our selection process has taken several months and is still not quite complete,’ Barbarians team manager Derek Quinnell said. ‘Over the next week or so we will be monitoring the domestic play-off matches in Europe and the various national squads for the summer tours. ‘Also, one or two players in the squad announced today may not be available for both of our matches, so we expect to add other significant names in the near future.’ Wasps rugby director Dai Young will coach the Barbarians for both games, so he has seen at first-hand what 21-year-old Jones is capable of. Italian stallions: Castrogiovanni (left) and Azzurri skipper Sergio Parisse ‘It is a massive surprise, but an amazing one,’ Jones told Wasps’ club website.

When it comes to getting the job done, Bill Russell got it done. I always say `Russell was the greatest to ever play the game, then and now.’ ” FanHouse: What was it like playing alongside him your whole career? What made him so great? Sam Jones: “He never, ever wanted to lose. He had so much pride. You’d never believe how tough he was on the court, not only on the other team, but on us, too.

Sam Jones, ‘Flash Gordon’ Star, On Why He Was In ‘Ted’

He kept everybody laughing. He danced and sang … we had a big party in Mexico and I’ll never forget it. We had this long table of I don’t know how many people — at least 25 or 30 people. And he just got on top of the table after we were done eating and just danced all of the way through and sang.

Wasps flanker Jones thrilled after shock call-up to join Parisse and Co in Baa-Baas squad

Reportedly, Jones had sold over 10,000 Oxycodone pills which led to his conspiracy charge and eventual prison sentence. Jones had said the reason he became involved in a gang selling drugs due to an effort to try to pay a friend back. He could have been sentenced to anywhere from 5 to 20 years maximum in prison, but made a plea for leniency due to personal hardships. Jones, currently age 33, has starred as the character Pete Ross on “Smallville” from 2001-2004, and then returned in 2008. He was also on “Smallville: Chloe Chronicles” in 2004.

‘Flash Gordon’ Star Sam Jones on His Triumphant, Crazy Comeback Role in ‘Ted’ (Q&A)

our editor recommends ‘Ted’: What the Critics are Saying Ted, made by MRC with Universal marketing and distributing, hails from Seth MacFarlane, creator of the hit animated series Family Guy. And like that show, which sprinkles Star Wars and pop culture references with crude jokes, Ted has plenty of MacFarlanes obsessions on display. That includes his clear fondness for Flash Gordon, an over-the-top extravaganza produced by Dino De Laurentiis and remembered mostly for the score by Queen. The film was not an immediate hit but has entered cult status thanks to its line deliveries, special effects and music. REVIEW: ‘Ted’ Jones starred as the titular hero, but his big break in the film led only to a long string of TV appearances. But at the Ted premiere in Hollywood on June 21, the actor was back in the limelight, thanks to his turn playing a slightly whacked-out version of himself and Flash Gordon in key scenes. He was the talk of the after-party, held on top the W hotel in Hollywood.


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