In the NFL, Calvin Jones played with the Raiders for two years. He ran for 112 yards on 27 carries in 2 seasons. He spent his final season with Green Bay.
Jones rushed for 3,166 yards and scored 20 rushing touchdowns from 1990–1993 for the University of Nebraska. He played I-back under the direction of head coach Dr. Tom Osborne. Jones' single season high was 1,210 rushing yards in 1992.
His best single game performance came as a redshirt freshman on November 9, 1991 against Kansas when Jones ran the ball 27 times for 294 yards and scored on a 69-yard touchdown run. He had six touchdowns that day.