Marvin Jones (wide receiver)
Jones with the Bengals in 2013.
|No. 82 Cincinnati Bengals|
|Date of birth:||March 12, 1990|
|Place of birth:||Los Angeles, California|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school:||Etiwanda (CA)|
|NFL draft:||2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 166|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 11, 2015|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Marvin Lewis Jones, Jr. (born March 12, 1990) is an American football wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bengals in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at California.
High school career
Jones attended Etiwanda High School from 2004 to 2008. As a senior, he had 81 receptions for 1,040 yards and 10 touchdowns, leading the Eagles to a share of the Baseline League championship. He is Etiwanda's all-time leading receiver and was a Super Prep magazine All-American.
Jones attended the University of California, Berkeley from 2008 to 2011. As a senior, he caught 62 passes for 846 yards and three touchdowns for the 7-6 Bears and he was named Honorable Mention All-Pac 12. In his career, Jones started 38 of 43 games, recording 156 receptions for 2,270 yards and 13 touchdowns.
2012 NFL Combine
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 2 in||199 lb||331⁄8 in||10¼ in||4.46 s||1.51 s||2.58 s||4.11 s||6.81 s||33.0 in||9 ft 4 in||22 reps|
|All values from NFL Combine.|
Jones was drafted in the fifth round, 166th overall, by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2012 NFL Draft. He saw a limited role in the Bengals offense during his rookie season, starting in five of 11 games and catching 18 passes. In his second year, he had a breakout performance in the team's 49-9 win over the New York Jets in week 8, catching 8 passes for 122 yards and a franchise record 4 touchdowns. He finished the year with 51 receptions for 712 yards and 10 touchdowns, along with 65 rushing yards. His receiving yards and touchdown catches both ranked second on the team.
In the Week 8 victory over the New York Jets in the 2013 season, he set a new franchise record of four touchdowns in a single game. In the Bengals 27-10 playoff loss against the San Diego Chargers, Jones set a franchise playoff record with 130 receiving yards on eight catches.
Ankle and foot injuries kept Jones out of action for the entire 2014 season. He was due to return to the lineup in Week 5, but he re-injured his ankle in practice the week before and, on October 14, he was placed on Injured Reserve, ending his season. Jones is signed through the 2015 season.
|Year||Team||Games||Receptions||Targets||Yards||Average Yards per Reception||Longest Reception||Touchdowns||First Downs||Fumbles||Fumbles Lost|
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