Steve Jones (American football)

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Steve Jones
No. 46, 34
Position: RB
Personal information
Date of birth: (1951-03-06) March 6, 1951 (age 66)
Place of birth: Sanford, North Carolina
Career information
College: Duke University
NFL Draft: 1973 / Round: 5 / Pick: 129
(By the Los Angeles Rams)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts-yards: 299-1204
Receptions-yards: 87-629
Touchdowns: 17
Player stats at

Steven Hunter Jones (born March 6, 1951 in Sanford, North Carolina) is a former American football running back who played in the NFL in the 1970s.

After playing college football at Duke University where he was named ACC player of the year in his senior year,[1][2] he played six seasons in the National Football League.[3] He was a fifth-round draft choice by Los Angeles in 1973, then briefly acquired by the Cardinals before being picked up by the Buffalo Bills, where he played behind O.J. Simpson.[4] He then moved to the Cardinals.


  1. ^ (17 September 1970). Steven Jones example of how times changing, Free Lance-Star
  2. ^ (2 December 1972). Jones in named player of the year, Herald Journal
  3. ^ (30 July 1979). Jones, ex-Duke back, released by Cardinals, The Times-News (AP)
  4. ^ (13 October 1976). Duke's Jones starting for cardinals, Star-News