Players

Julius Jones
RB #22
Height:
5-10
Weight:
208
College:
Notre Dame
Hometown:
Big Stone Gap, Va.
Experience:
7
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 94 1,280 13.6 5,068 4 53.9 22 77 228 17.8 27 6 13
2010 NO 10 48 4.8 193 4 19.3 0 54 9 18.8 1 1 1
2010 SEA 2 12 6 30 2.5 15 0 6 0 -- 0 0 0
2009 SEA 14 177 12.6 663 3.7 47.4 2 62T 32 18.1 4 1 0
2008 SEA 15 158 10.5 698 4.4 46.5 2 33 29 18.4 6 0 4
2007 DAL 16 164 10.3 588 3.6 36.8 2 25 24 14.6 3 0 0
2006 DAL 16 267 16.7 1,084 4.1 67.8 4 77T 43 16.1 5 1 1
2005 DAL 13 257 19.8 993 3.9 76.4 5 51 47 18.3 4 2 4
2004 DAL 8 197 24.6 819 4.2 102.4 7 53 44 22.3 4 1 3
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 94 150 1,029 6.9 10.9 49 2 11 1 50 0
2010 NO 10 17 59 3.5 5.9 13 0 0 0 3 0
2010 SEA 2 0 0 -- -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
2009 SEA 14 35 232 6.6 16.6 49 2 3 1 10 0
2008 SEA 15 14 66 4.7 4.4 17 0 0 0 4 0
2007 DAL 16 23 203 8.8 12.7 24 0 2 0 10 0
2006 DAL 16 9 142 15.8 8.9 39 0 3 0 7 0
2005 DAL 13 35 218 6.2 16.8 26 0 2 0 10 0
2004 DAL 8 17 109 6.4 13.6 37 0 1 0 6 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 94 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2010 NO 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SEA 14 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 DAL 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 DAL 16 4 4 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 DAL 13 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 DAL 8 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 94 13 9 0 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
2010 NO 10 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2010 SEA 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SEA 14 -- -- -- 2 -- 0 -- 0 -- -- --
2008 SEA 15 4 2 0 -- -- -- -- 0 2 0 0
2007 DAL 16 -- -- 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 -- -- --
2006 DAL 16 1 1 0 3 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2005 DAL 13 4 2 -- 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2004 DAL 8 3 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:

Signed with Seattle as an unrestricted free agent from Dallas on March 10, 2008. Originally drafted in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

 

  • Originally drafted in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Rushed for his 11th career 100-yard game in 2009 opener with 117 yards on 19 carries vs. St. Louis (9/13). Also scored his first two receiving touchdowns of career in 2009 (39 yards vs. Chicago, 9/27; 1 yard at San Francisco, 9/20).
  • Rushed for back-to-back 100-yard games for the Seahawks vs. the 49ers (9/14/08) and Rams (9/21/08), posting 127 and 140 yards, respectively.

HOW ACQUIRED:

Signed with Seattle as an unrestricted free agent from Dallas on March 10, 2008. Originally drafted in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Originally drafted in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Rushed for his 11th career 100-yard game in 2009 opener with 117 yards on 19 carries vs. St. Louis (9/13). Also scored his first two receiving touchdowns of career in 2009 (39 yards vs. Chicago, 9/27; 1 yard at San Francisco, 9/20).
  • Rushed for back-to-back 100-yard games for the Seahawks vs. the 49ers (9/14/08) and Rams (9/21/08), posting 127 and 140 yards, respectively.
  • At Seattle (12/6/04), had a career high 198 yards on 30 carries and a career high three touchdowns.
  • Became the first player in Dallas history, and the second player in NFL history (Earl Campbell), to have at least 30 carries in three consecutive games.
  • Topped 1,000 rushing yards for the first time in career in 2006, becoming the first Cowboy to do so since Emmitt Smith in 2001. Jones fin- ished with 267 rushes for 1,084 yards.
  • Jones rushed for 100 yards four times in 2006 and became the first Dallas back to have three consecutive 100-yard games since Smith in 2000.
  • In his postseason debut at Seattle (1/6/07), had 112 yards on 22 carries.
  • Named the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Month of November 2004 after rushing for 231 yards and two touchdowns on 63 carries.
  • At the N.Y. Giants (12/4/05), recorded nine receptions and 88 receiving yards, both of which were career bests.
  • In 2004, missed eight-of-the-first-nine games of the season (ribs, scapula). Started the final seven games of the season and finished with 819 rushing yards, and seven rushing touch- downs, leading all NFL rookies.
  • Finished Dallas career in eighth place on team’s rushing chart with 3,484 yards on 885 carries.

COLLEGE:

Was one of four running backs in Notre Dame history to rush for over 3,000 yards in his career. Started 17 of 45 games and gained 3,018 yards on 634 carries and scored 26 touch- downs. His 1,678 kickoff return yards broke Tim Brown’s school record of 1,613 yards, and his 2,104 combined kick return yards also broke Brown’s school record. Jones’ 5,372 all-purpose yards was a Notre Dame record. His final season, he set a school record by running for more than 200 yards in a game three times. He finished with 229 carries for 1,268 yards, tied for the fourth-most in school history, and scored 10 touchdowns. His 1,568 all-purpose yards were the most in a season by a Notre Dame player since former Cowboy Raghib Ismail had 1,723 yards in 1990.

PERSONAL:

Attended Powell Valley High, where he earned honorable mention USA Today All-America honors. He earned four let- ters in football and captained his team as a sen- ior, when he rushed for 2,564 yards and 36 touchdowns. He was named the Virginia Group A Offensive Player of theYear in 1997 and 1998 by the AP and Virginia High School Coaches Association. Career totals include 614 carries for 5,803 yards and 86 touchdowns. He also played safety and made 10 career interceptions. He helped Powell Valley win 28 straight games and the Virginia Group A-Division II state title in 1997 and 1998. Earned four letters in basketball, serving as a senior captain and leading the team to league titles as a sophomore and jun- ior. He also earned four letters in track and earn- ing all-state honors his last three seasons while competing in hurdle and jumping events. In 1998, he ran the 300 intermediate hurdles in a state record 38.7 seconds. His older brother, Thomas, was the sixth pick in the 2000 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals, also played for Tampa Bay, Chicago the N.Y. Jets, and current- ly plays for Kansas City. Majored in sociology. Married to wife Kelly, and has a son Andre.