Reggie Jones (cornerback, born 1986)

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Reggie Jones
No. 20     Free agent
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-03-15) March 15, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth: [las Vegas, Nevada]
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Idaho
Portland State
Undrafted in 2009
Debuted in 2011 for the Virginia Destroyers
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at CFL.ca

Reggie Jones (born March 15, 1986) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He played college football at [[Portland State University an Idaho). He right now is speaking at a variety of schools around Washington.

Professional career[edit]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

He was originally signed as a free agent by the New Orleans Saints on April 8, 2009. Though tearing his Achilles tendon during the season, he was a part of the 2009 Super Bowl Championship team. Reggie recovered from his injury and the next year made the Saints practice roster.[1]

Washington Redskins[edit]

The Washington Redskins claimed him off the Saints practice roster on December 29, 2010. He was released by the Redskins on September 4, 2011.[1]

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

In the middle of the 2011 season he was signed to the Minnesota Vikings and returned for the 2012 season. He was released by the Vikings on August 31, 2012.[1]

Virginia Destroyers[edit]

Released after final cuts, Reggie played in the UFL for the Virginia Destroyers winning a UFL Championship.[2] He played high school football at Kent Meridian High School. He also played college football at the University of Idaho and Portland State University.[2]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Jones was signed to the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad in November 2012.[3]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

Jones signed with the Calgary Stampeders on March 14, 2013. He was released by the Stampeders on June 10, 2013.[4]

Ottawa Redblacks[edit]

Jones signed with the Ottawa Redblacks on January 14, 2014.[5] He was released by the Redblacks on September 6, 2014.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Outside of sports, Reggie Jones has become one of the most sought after speakers in the state of Washington. He is most known for his "Believe Beyond Tour" which in its first effort landed in over 50 schools throughout the United States and Canada. His powerful messages, unique presentation style, and great story telling are what captivates his audiences. He has been highlighted at Leadership Conferences, Assemblies, Youth Rallies, Church Services, Banquets, etc. He was also featured on the 2014 NSOG (Nothing Short of Greatness) Tour with world renowned speaker Trent Shelton and the Keynote Speaker at WeDay (A youth conference, empowering a generation of young global citizens through an inspirational event and a year-long educational initiative).

Reggie Jones is also Founder, President, and Director of the mentoring program Showtime For Stars, a youth mentoring program for Student Athletes. In May of 2014 Showtime For Stars put on two staple mark events for the foundation. The first event was the 1st Annual Showtime For Stars Golf Tournament held at the illustrious New Castle Golf Club in New Castle, WA (Wa premier Golf and event destination). The second was the Showtime For Stars Football Skills Camp held in Kent, WA. NFL athletes from various teams across the league served as coaches and guest speakers. There were over 300 registered participants spanning from Washington, California, and Oregon. The foundation is supported from various businesses and former professional and collegiate athletes serving as mentors to youth (Ages 12-18).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Reggie Jones". kffl.com. Retrieved January 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Reggie Jones". New Orleans Saints. Retrieved 2010-10-03. 
  3. ^ Geoge, Brandon (November 26, 2012). "Cowboys sign LB Poppinga, WR Armstrong; release WR Andre Holmes". cowboysblog.dallasnews.com. Retrieved January 8, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Transactions 2013". cfl.ca. Retrieved January 8, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Reggie Jones". ottawaredblacks.com. Retrieved January 8, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Transactions - 2014". cfl.ca/. Retrieved January 8, 2015. 

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