Colin Jones (American football)
Jones in the 2016 NFL season.
|No. 42 Carolina Panthers|
|Date of birth:||October 27, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Bridgeport, Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school:||Bridgeport (TX)|
|NFL Draft:||2011 / Round: 6 / Pick: 190|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2015|
|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.
San Francisco 49ers
On August 31, 2012, the 49ers traded Jones to the Carolina Panthers for a 2013 seventh round pick. 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.
- Colin Jones drafted by the 49ers
- Silva, Evan (August 31, 2012). "49ers trade Colin Jones to Carolina". NBCSports.com. Retrieved November 4, 2015.
- Newton, David (June 18, 2014). "Panthers ink Chandler, 2 others". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 22, 2015.
- Peters, Micah (October 25, 2015). "Panthers DB Colin Jones collects interception off of Jordan Matthews' butt". USAToday.com. Retrieved November 4, 2015.