Reshad Jones

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Reshad Jones
Reshad Jones 2014.JPG
Jones in the 2014 NFL season.
No. 20     Miami Dolphins
Strong Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-02-25) February 25, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Atlanta (GA) Washington
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 5 / Pick: 163
Debuted in 2010 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 11, 2014
Tackles 326
Quarterback sacks 6.5
Pass deflections 25
Interceptions 9
Forced fumbles 2
Touchdowns 1
Stats at NFL.com

Reshad Monquez Jones (born February 25, 1988) is an American football safety for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Georgia.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Jones announced on January 4, 2010 that he would forgo his senior season at Georgia and enter the 2010 NFL Draft.[1]

He was considered one of the top safety prospects for the 2010 NFL Draft.

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 1 in 214 lb 32 in 9 in 4.51 s 1.56 s 2.58 s 4.54 s 7.43 s 39½ in 9 ft 10 in 24 reps
All values from NFL Combine[2][3]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Jones with the Dolphins in 2011.

Jones was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round (163rd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.[4] Jones recorded his first career interception and first career sack versus the Tennessee Titans on November 14, 2010.

After playing and starting his first full season, Jones had a breakout performance with record highs of 94 combined tackles, nine pass deflections, two forced fumbles, and four interceptions in the 2012 season. He was also the leader in interceptions for Dolphins' defense in that season.[5]

On August 8, 2014, Jones was suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season for violating the league's substance abuse policy.[6]

References[edit]

External links[edit]