Dominique Jones (American football)

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Dominique Jones
No. -- Free agent
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-08-15) August 15, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school: San Diego (CA) Horizon Christian
College: Shepherd
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Receptions: 10
Receiving yards: 103
Touchdowns: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Dominique Jones (born August 15, 1987) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Shepherd.

College career[edit]

He played college football at Shepherd University in 2010. As a tight end Jones totaled 403 yards on 34 receptions and averaged 11.9 yards a catch. He led the team in touchdown receptions with nine.[1] The Rams had their furthest Division II playoff run in the school's history and won the WVIAC title before becoming the first WVIAC team to advance to the national semi-finals.

Professional career[edit]

Sacramento Mountain Lions[edit]

He played the 2011 season for the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League.

Reading Express[edit]

He signed with the Reading Express of the Indoor Football League in 2012.[2]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On April 30, 2012, he signed with the Indianapolis Colts as a Undrafted free agent.[3] On October 8, 2012, he was released and was re-signed to the practice squad the next day.[4]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On October 24, 2012, he was signed by the Miami Dolphins to join the practice squad.[5] On November 19, 2012, he was released.

Second stint with the Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On November 21, 2012, he signed with the Indianapolis Colts.[6]

Jones was released by the Colts on October 22, 2013.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

On October 30, 2013 he was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs to their practice squad. The Chiefs placed Jones on their active roster on December 7.[7] He was released by the Chiefs on March 6, 2014.

Buffalo Bills[edit]

He signed with the Buffalo Bills on July 26.[8] The Bills released Jones on August 29, 2014.[9]

Denver Broncos[edit]

He was signed to the Denver Broncos practice squad on September 9, 2014,[10] and cut on September 5, 2015.

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

Jones was signed to the Baltimore Ravens' practice squad on September 7, 2015.[11] On September 24, 2015, he was released by the Ravens.[12]

New York Giants[edit]

Jones was signed to the New York Giants' practice squad on October 7, 2015.[13] On October 15, 2015, he was released by the Giants.[14]

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Jones was signed to the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad on November 17, 2015.[15]

Return to Miami[edit]

The Dolphins signed Jones to a reserve/futures contract on January 19, 2016, along with Zac Dysert.[16] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Dolphins as part of final roster cuts.[17] He was re-signed on October 3, 2016.[18]In a Week 9 victory over the New York Jets, Jones was the Dolphins' leading receiver with 3 catches for 42 yards and 1 touchdown, the first of his career. On March 6, 2017, the Dolphins declined to sign Jones to an offer sheet, making him a free agent.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shepherd Rams 2010 Statistics". ShepherdRams.com. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "READING RECEIVER GETS CHANCE IN THE NFL". goifl.com/. Archived from the original on 2012-07-05. 
  3. ^ "Colts Transactions of May 2012". nfl.com. 
  4. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Transactions of 2012". colts.com. 
  5. ^ "Dolphins sign former Colts TE Dominique Jones to practice squad". sun-sentinel.com. Retrieved October 24, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Indianapolis Colts sign tight end Dominique Jones to the active roster". colts.co. Retrieved November 21, 2012. 
  7. ^ Twitter / KCChiefs: The #Chiefs have promoted TE Dominique Jones to the 53-man roster and has released WR Chad Hall.
  8. ^ http://m.buffalobills.com/s/30841/260?itemPos=3&itemUri=2105827027%2F510513131513414107213143101721
  9. ^ Bills reduce roster to 62 ahead of 53-man deadline
  10. ^ "Dominique Jones". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 4, 2014. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  11. ^ Downing, Garrett (September 7, 2015). "Ravens Sign Three More To Practice Squad". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved September 27, 2015. 
  12. ^ Downing, Garrett (September 22, 2015). "Ravens Release Running Back Terrence Magee". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved September 28, 2015. 
  13. ^ Eisen, Michael (October 7, 2015). "Giants add WR Myles White to active roster, TE Daniel Fells to IR". Giants.com. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  14. ^ Eisen, Michael (October 15, 2015). "DB Brandon McGee, Tackle Xavier Proctor added to Practice Squad". Giants.com. Archived from the original on December 7, 2015. Retrieved December 6, 2015. 
  15. ^ "Vikings Sign TE Dominique Jones to Practice Squad". Vikings.com. November 17, 2015. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  16. ^ "Dolphins sign QB Zac Dysert, TE Dominique Jones to futures deals". Miami Dolphins. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  17. ^ Poupari, Alain. "Dolphins Make Moves To Get Roster To 53". MiamiDolphins.com. 
  18. ^ "PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Make Roster Move". MiamiDolphins.com. October 3, 2016. 

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