Donald Jones (wide receiver)

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Donald Jones
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Jones in the 2011 preseason.
No. 19
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-17) December 17, 1987 (age 28)
Place of birth: Plainfield, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 214 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school: Plainfield (NJ)
College: Youngstown State
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 82
Receiving yards: 887
Receiving average: 10.8
Receiving TDs: 6
Player stats at

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.

Early life[edit]

Jones attended Plainfield High School, where he was teammates with Eugene Monroe. He attended Youngstown State University, majoring in broadcasting.

Professional career[edit]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Jones was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent following the 2010 NFL Draft.[1] 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[edit]

Jones signed a three year deal with the New England Patriots on March 15, 2013.[2]

Jones was released by the team on July 19, 2013.[3]


On August 7, 2013, Jones announced on his Twitter page that due to advancements in his kidney disease he would retire from the NFL.[4]

Broadcasting career[edit]

In 2016, Jones signed on to be co-host of The John Murphy Show, a daily talk show on WGR radio and MSG Western New York. The show is sponsored by the Buffalo Bills.[5]


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