Players

Jason Jones
DE #90
Height:
6-5
Weight:
276
College:
Eastern Michigan
Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.
Experience:
5
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 71 131 97 34 19.5 0 22 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 DET 7 8 4 4 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2013 DET 3 1 1 0 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2012 SEA 12 10 7 3 3 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
2011 TEN 14 27 18 9 3 -- 5 -- -- -- -- --
2010 TEN 15 39 34 5 3.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2009 TEN 7 15 9 6 4 -- 5 -- -- -- -- --
2008 TEN 13 31 24 7 5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:
Signed by Seattle as an unrestricted free agent on March 21, 2012.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Originally selected by the Titans in the second round (54th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.
• From the time he entered the NFL in 2008 through the 2011 campaign, Jones is tied for ninth in the league among defensive tackles with 12.5 total sacks.
• In 2010, Jones produced one of the most impressive campaigns by a defensive tackle during the “Titans era” (1999-present). His 12 tackles for loss ranked second among the Titans in that period, trailing only Kevin Carter’s 13 in 2001.
• As a rookie in 2008, Jones’ five sacks ranked fourth in the NFL among all defensive tackles and was the top number among rookie defensive linemen.
• In a game against Pittsburgh during rookie season (12/21/08), Jones recorded the best single- game sack total by a Titans player since 1993. Totaled 3.5 sacks, a half-sack shy of the franchise record and the most since William Fuller’s four sacks against Pittsburgh on Nov. 28, 1993.

COLLEGE:
In 45 games for Eastern Michigan Eagles, started 33 times on defense and three times on offense. Collected 175 tackles with 14 sacks and ranked second in school history with 50 stops for losses. As senior in 2007, received third-team All-American and first-team All- MAC honors. Played in all 12 games with 11 starts and finished fourth on the team with 70 tackles. Tied for seventh in the NCAA with a career-high 19.5 stops for losses. As junior (2006), turned in one of the best defensive efforts in the nation recording 18.5 tackles for loss to rank fifth nationally. Named EMU’s Most Valuable Player and chosen second-team All-Mid-American Conference at defensive lineman. Started in all 11 games in which he played, missing only one game with leg injury. Started all 11 games on the defensive line and responded with 47 total tackles. As freshman (2004), one of six 2004 recruits that saw action during the season. Began season at tight end before moving to the defensive line midway through the 2004 campaign. Caught four passes for 12 yards. Played in all 11 games with three starts at tight end. Majored in business management.

PERSONAL:
Attended Lathrup (Southfield, Mich.) High School and enjoyed an outstanding prep career as a football and basketball player. Was named first-team All-Oakland Athletic Association as a senior, recording 27 tackles, six sacks, four forced fumbles and seven interceptions, three of which were returned for touchdowns. Also caught 25 passes for 395 yards and eight touchdowns as a receiver. Named by the Detroit News as the 44th-best player on the Blue Chip list in the state of Michigan. Also added All-Metro North honors. Started as a junior and senior on the school’s basketball team and led the hoops squad to the Class A regionals in 2003-04 after averaging 24 points, 14 rebounds, five assists and two blocks. Was chosen Most Valuable Player in the Motor City Roundball Classic, as he also garnered third-team Class A All-State pick as well as a first-team All-Metro North recognition. Has three brothers, Jamar, Brian and Micheal.

HOW ACQUIRED:
Signed by Seattle as an unrestricted free agent on March 21, 2012.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Originally selected by the Titans in the second round (54th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.
• From the time he entered the NFL in 2008 through the 2011 campaign, Jones is tied for ninth in the league among defensive tackles with 12.5 total sacks.
• In 2010, Jones produced one of the most impressive campaigns by a defensive tackle during the “Titans era” (1999-present). His 12 tackles for loss ranked second among the Titans in that period, trailing only Kevin Carter’s 13 in 2001.
• As a rookie in 2008, Jones’ five sacks ranked fourth in the NFL among all defensive tackles and was the top number among rookie defensive linemen.
• In a game against Pittsburgh during rookie season (12/21/08), Jones recorded the best single- game sack total by a Titans player since 1993. Totaled 3.5 sacks, a half-sack shy of the franchise record and the most since William Fuller’s four sacks against Pittsburgh on Nov. 28, 1993.

COLLEGE:
In 45 games for Eastern Michigan Eagles, started 33 times on defense and three times on offense. Collected 175 tackles with 14 sacks and ranked second in school history with 50 stops for losses. As senior in 2007, received third-team All-American and first-team All- MAC honors. Played in all 12 games with 11 starts and finished fourth on the team with 70 tackles. Tied for seventh in the NCAA with a career-high 19.5 stops for losses. As junior (2006), turned in one of the best defensive efforts in the nation recording 18.5 tackles for loss to rank fifth nationally. Named EMU’s Most Valuable Player and chosen second-team All-Mid-American Conference at defensive lineman. Started in all 11 games in which he played, missing only one game with leg injury. Started all 11 games on the defensive line and responded with 47 total tackles. As freshman (2004), one of six 2004 recruits that saw action during the season. Began season at tight end before moving to the defensive line midway through the 2004 campaign. Caught four passes for 12 yards. Played in all 11 games with three starts at tight end. Majored in business management.

PERSONAL:
Attended Lathrup (Southfield, Mich.) High School and enjoyed an outstanding prep career as a football and basketball player. Was named first-team All-Oakland Athletic Association as a senior, recording 27 tackles, six sacks, four forced fumbles and seven interceptions, three of which were returned for touchdowns. Also caught 25 passes for 395 yards and eight touchdowns as a receiver. Named by the Detroit News as the 44th-best player on the Blue Chip list in the state of Michigan. Also added All-Metro North honors. Started as a junior and senior on the school’s basketball team and led the hoops squad to the Class A regionals in 2003-04 after averaging 24 points, 14 rebounds, five assists and two blocks. Was chosen Most Valuable Player in the Motor City Roundball Classic, as he also garnered third-team Class A All-State pick as well as a first-team All-Metro North recognition. Has three brothers, Jamar, Brian and Micheal.