Marvin Jones (wide receiver)

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Marvin Jones
Marvin Jones.jpg
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: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • AFC Offensive Player of the Week (2013)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
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 played college football at California. He was considered one of the best wide receiver prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft.[1]

High School Career[edit]

Jones attended Etiwanda High School from 2004 to 2008.[2]

College career[edit]

Jones attended the University of California, Berkeley from 2008 to 2011. He started 38 of 43 games, recording 156 receptions for 2,270 yards and 13 touchdowns during his career.

Professional Career[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Jones was drafted in the fifth round, 166th overall, by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Jones 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 Bengals 27-10 playoff loss against the San Diego Chargers, Jones set a franchise playoff record with 130 receiving yards on 8 catches.[1]

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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References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  2. ^ "Marvin Jones #82 WR". NFL. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Marvin Jones Stats". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 

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