Buck Jones (American football)
|Date of birth:||October 23, 1888|
|Place of birth:||Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, New York|
|Date of death:||September 8, 1985(aged 96)|
|Place of death:||Lewiston, New York|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||210 lb (95 kg)|
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Jones was born on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation and attended Haskell Indian Nations University. In 1922, he joined the NFL's Oorang Indians for two games. The Indians were an early NFL franchise based in LaRue, Ohio, composed only of Native Americans, and coached by Jim Thorpe.
- "NFL Players who attended Haskell Indian Nations University". databaseSports.com. Retrieved January 30, 2014.[permanent dead link]
- "The Oorang Indians" (PDF). The Coffin Corner. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 27, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
- Whitman, Robert L. (1984). Jim Thorpe and the Oorang Indians: The N.F.L.'s Most Colorful Franchise. [Mount Gilead, OH]: Marion County Historical Society. OCLC 717439558.