Donald Jones (wide receiver)
Jones in the 2011 preseason.
|Date of birth:||December 17, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Plainfield, New Jersey|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||214 lb (97 kg)|
|High school:||Plainfield (NJ)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
Donald Jones (born December 17, 1987) is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League. He was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Youngstown State. He has also played for the New England Patriots.
Jones attended Plainfield High School, where he was teammates with Eugene Monroe. He attended Lackawanna College prior to transferring to Youngstown State University, where he majored in broadcasting.
Jones was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent following the 2010 NFL Draft. He scored his first career touchdown in week 10 of the 2010 season against the Cincinnati Bengals. Jones' time with the Bills came to an end as new coach Doug Marrone and GM Buddy Nix did not tender him a contract for the 2013-2014 season.
New England Patriots
Jones was released by the team on July 19, 2013.
On August 7, 2013, Jones announced on his Twitter page that due to advancements in his kidney disease he would retire from the NFL.
- Walsh, Scott (September 12, 2010). "Ex-Lackawanna standout Donald Jones makes Buffalo Bills". The Times-Tribune. Retrieved 2010-09-22.
- Pats sign WR Jones
- "Ex-Pat Donald Jones retires because of kidney disease". Comcast SportsNet New England. 2013-08-07. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
- Sambrotto, Anthony. Alumni Rewind: Donald Jones’ pursuit of endless opportunities. BuffaloBills.com. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
- Donald Jones returns to Bills as co-host of The John Murphy Show. Retrieved August 19, 2016.