Rulon Jones

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Rulon Jones
Born: (1958-03-25) March 25, 1958 (age 60)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Career information
Position(s) Defensive end
College Utah State
NFL draft 1980 / Round: 2/ Pick 42
Career history
As player
1980–1988 Denver Broncos
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 1985, 1986
Awards UPI AFL-AFC Player of the Year

Rulon Kent Jones (born March 25, 1958 in Salt Lake City, Utah) is a retired American football defensive lineman.

Jones was drafted out of the Utah State University in the 1980 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He played his entire career in Denver. During his career, Jones played in 129 games and recorded 52.5 official quarterback sacks. Sacks were an unnofficial statistic in his first two seasons, when he had 11½ in 1980 and 9½ in 1981.

During the 1986 season, he was named the UPI AFL-AFC Player of the Year on defense.

Rulon Davis was named after Jones and would also go on to play with the Broncos in the 2000s.[1] Jones retired after the 1988 season.


Jones now lives in Firth, Idaho with his wife, Kathy.


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