Colin Jones (American football)

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Colin Jones
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Jones in 2016
No. 42 Carolina Panthers
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-10-27) October 27, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth: Bridgeport, Texas
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Bridgeport (TX)
College: TCU
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 6 / Pick: 190
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-MWC (2010)
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Total tackles: 80
Sacks: 1.0
Interceptions: 1
Forced fumbles: 1
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Colin Jones (born October 27, 1987) is an American football safety for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at TCU. He went to high school in Bridgeport, Texas and graduated in 2006.

Professional career[edit]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Jones was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers with 190th overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft.[1]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

On August 31, 2012, the 49ers traded Jones to the Carolina Panthers for a 2013 seventh round pick.[2] His first two years with the team his role was exclusively special teams, but started playing nickel corner and backup free safety in 2014.

On June 18, 2014, Jones signed a two-year contract extension with the Panthers.[3]

In 2015, Jones recorded his first career interception in the Week 7 win against the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford.[4]

On March 7, 2017, Jones signed a two-year contract extension with the Panthers.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Jones is a practicing Christian and a member of the Board of Directors of the Christian Outdoor Alliance. He attends Forest Hill Church in Charlotte.[6]


  1. ^ Colin Jones drafted by the 49ers
  2. ^ Silva, Evan (August 31, 2012). "49ers trade Colin Jones to Carolina". Retrieved November 4, 2015. 
  3. ^ Newton, David (June 18, 2014). "Panthers ink Chandler, 2 others". Retrieved November 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ Peters, Micah (October 25, 2015). "Panthers DB Colin Jones collects interception off of Jordan Matthews' butt". Retrieved November 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ Henson, Max (March 7, 2017). "Panthers re-sign Colin Jones". 
  6. ^ "COA Board of Directors". 

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