Marvin Jones (wide receiver)

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Marvin Jones
Marvin Jones.jpg
Jones with the Bengals in 2013.
No. 82     Cincinnati Bengals
Wide Receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-03-12) March 12, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Etiwanda (CA)
College: California
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 166
Debuted in 2012 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
  • AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 8, 2013)
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Receptions 69
Receiving yards 913
Receiving average 13.2
Receiving TDs 11
Stats at NFL.com

Marvin Lewis Jones, Jr. (born March 12, 1990) is an American football wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bengals in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at California.

High school career[edit]

Jones attended Etiwanda High School from 2004 to 2008.[1] As a senior, he had 81 receptions for 1,040 yards and 10 touchdowns, leading the Eagles to a share of the Baseline League championship. He is Etiwanda's all-time leading receiver and was a Super Prep magazine All-American.[2]

College career[edit]

Jones attended the University of California, Berkeley from 2008 to 2011. As a senior, he caught 62 passes for 846 yards and three touchdowns for the 7-6 Bears and he was named Honorable Mention All-Pac 12.[3] In his career, Jones started 38 of 43 games, recording 156 receptions for 2,270 yards and 13 touchdowns.[4]

Professional Career[edit]

2012 NFL Combine[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 2 in 199 lb 3318 in 10¼ in 4.46 s 1.51 s 2.58 s 4.11 s 6.81 s 33.0 in 9 ft 4 in 22 reps
All values from NFL Combine.[5][6]


Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Jones was drafted in the fifth round, 166th overall, by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2012 NFL Draft. He saw a limited role in the Bengals offense during his rookie season, starting in five of 11 games and catching 18 passes. In his second year, he had a breakout performance in the team's 49-9 win over the New York Jets in week 8, catching 8 passes for 122 yards and a franchise record 4 touchdowns. He finished the year with 51 receptions for 712 yards and 10 touchdowns, along with 65 rushing yards. His receiving yards and touchdown catches both ranked second on the team.

In the Week 8 victory over the New York Jets in the 2013 season, he set a new franchise record of four touchdowns in a single game.[7] In the Bengals 27-10 playoff loss against the San Diego Chargers, Jones set a franchise playoff record with 130 receiving yards on eight catches.[1]

Ankle and foot injuries kept Jones out of action for the entire 2014 season. He was due to return to the lineup in Week 5, but he re-injured his ankle in practice the week before and, on October 14, he was placed on Injured Reserve, ending his season. Jones is signed through the 2015 season.[8]

Career Stats[edit]

Receiving Stats

Year Team Games Receptions Targets Yards Average Yards per Reception Longest Reception Touchdowns First Downs Fumbles Fumbles Lost
2012 CIN 11 18 32 201 11.2 23 1 11 0 0
2013 CIN 16 51 80 712 14.0 45 10 36 0 0
Total Total 27 69 112 913 13.2 45 11 47 0 0

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