Marcel Jones

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Marcel Jones
No. -- Free agent
Position: Offensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-09-04) September 4, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth: Phoenix, Arizona
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school: Phoenix (AZ) Browne
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 234
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Marcel Jones (born September 4, 1988) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was selected in the seventh round, 234th overall, by the Saints in the 2012 NFL Draft and On July 2, 2012, Jones signed a four-year deal with the Saints..[1] He played college football at Nebraska.

Jones attended Trevor G. Browne High School in Phoenix, Arizona, where he played basketball and was an academic standout. Due to injuries, he played only one year of varsity high school football.[2]

Professional career[edit]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Jones was drafted in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. On September 8, 2012, he was placed on season-ending injured reserve due to a knee injury. Jones spent the 2013 season on the Saints' practice squad. On January 14, 2014, he signed a reserve/future contract with the Saints. On August 30, 2014, he was cut by the Saints.

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

On September 1, 2014, the Baltimore Ravens signed Jones to their practice squad.[3] On January 12, 2015, he signed a reserve/future contract with the Ravens.[4] On August 31, 2015, Jones was cut by the Ravens but was brought back shortly to the practice squad.[5] On November 20, 2015, he was released. On November 27, 2015, he was re-signed to the practice squad. On December 4, 2015 the Baltimore Ravens released Jones from the practice squad.[6] On December 15, 2015, he was re-signed to the practice squad.

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Jones was signed by the Chargers. On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Chargers.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saints draft Marcel Jones". Omaha World-Herald. April 28, 2012. Retrieved April 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ Paola Boivin, "New Orleans Saints draftee and Trevor Browne High product Marcel Jones has story worth hearing", The Arizona Republic. May 5, 2012.
  3. ^ Downing, Garrett (September 1, 2014). "Ravens Add Marcel Jones To Practice Squad". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved October 11, 2015. 
  4. ^ Downing, Garrett (January 12, 2015). "Ravens Sign Nine Players To Reserve/Future Contracts". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved October 11, 2015. 
  5. ^ Mink, Ryan (August 31, 2015). "DeAndre Carter Among First Eight Ravens Cut". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved October 11, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Nick Perry rejoins Baltimore Ravens' practice squad". AL.com. Retrieved 2015-12-06. 
  7. ^ Henne, Ricky. "Chargers Cut Down Roster to 53". Chargers.com. 

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