Chris T. Jones

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Chris T. Jones
No. 82
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1971-08-07) August 7, 1971 (age 44)
Place of birth: West Palm Beach, Florida
Career information
College: Miami
NFL draft: 1995 / Round: 3 / Pick: 78
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 80
Receiving Yards: 993
Touchdowns: 5
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Christopher Todd Jones (born August 7, 1971) is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round of the 1995 NFL Draft. He played college football at Miami.

Jones also played for the Oakland Raiders.

College career[edit]

Jones played for the Miami Hurricanes from 1991 to 1994, recording career totals of 105 receptions and 11 touchdowns on 1,640 receiving yards.[1] He earned All-Big East First-Team honors in 1993 and 1994.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Jones was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 78th pick of the 1995 NFL Draft. He played in 32 games, starting 17, for the Eagles from 1995 to 1997. He was released by the Eagles on August 20, 1998 as the team believed he could not come back from knee injuries.[1]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Jones signed with the Oakland Raiders on February 13, 1999. He was expected to be lost for up to six weeks after suffering a sprained left knee on August 15, 1999 in a pre-season game against the Dallas Cowboys. He was placed on injured reserve on September 3, 1999 as his injury was more severe than originally thought.[1]

Professional career statistics[edit]

Year Team Games Receptions Yards Average Yards per Reception Longest Reception Touchdowns First Downs Fumbles Fumbles Lost
1995 PHI 12 5 61 12.2 17 0 3 0 0
1996 PHI 16 70 859 12.3 38 5 51 1 0
1997 PHI 4 5 73 14.6 32 0 4 0 0
Total Total 32 80 993 12.4 38 5 58 1 0

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Chris T. Jones". hurricanewarriors.com. Retrieved July 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ "NFL U 1990-1999". hurricanewarriors.com. Retrieved July 22, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Chris T. Jones". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 8 January 2014.