Players

Walter Jones
T #71
Height:
6-5
Weight:
325
College:
Florida State
Hometown:
Aliceville, Ala.
Experience:
13
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 180 180
2009 SEA 0 0
2008 SEA 12 12
2007 SEA 15 15
2006 SEA 16 16
2005 SEA 15 15
2004 SEA 16 16
2003 SEA 16 16
2002 SEA 14 14
2001 SEA 16 16
2000 SEA 16 16
1999 SEA 16 16
1998 SEA 16 16
1997 SEA 12 12

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:

 

Signed a long-term deal February 16, 2005. Selected with the sixth over- all pick in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft. Choice was acquired from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on draft day for the Seahawks 12th overall choice in the first round and a third- round choice obtained from the Atlanta Falcons on March 28.

 

 

 

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:


 

Named to his eighth consecutive Pro Bowl, ninth career, following the 2008 season, passing Cortez Kennedy for most in team history.

 

A six-time AP All-Pro (first team in 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007 and second team in 2006 and 2008).

 

His 180 starts rank second in Seattle history (Steve Largent, 197) and 180 games played rank fourth in Seattle history.

 

Became the first Seahawks offensive lineman to play in the Pro Bowl, following the 1999 season.

 

Missed four games in 2008 (knee) due to injury for the first time since 1997.

 

Named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for October 1997. Earned consensus first-team All-Rookie honors from multiple publications.

HOW ACQUIRED:

 

Signed a long-term deal February 16, 2005. Selected with the sixth over- all pick in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft. Choice was acquired from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on draft day for the Seahawks 12th overall choice in the first round and a third- round choice obtained from the Atlanta Falcons on March 28.

 

 

 

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:


 

Named to his eighth consecutive Pro Bowl, ninth career, following the 2008 season, passing Cortez Kennedy for most in team history.

 

A six-time AP All-Pro (first team in 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007 and second team in 2006 and 2008).

 

His 180 starts rank second in Seattle history (Steve Largent, 197) and 180 games played rank fourth in Seattle history.

 

Became the first Seahawks offensive lineman to play in the Pro Bowl, following the 1999 season.

 

Missed four games in 2008 (knee) due to injury for the first time since 1997.

 

Named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for October 1997. Earned consensus first-team All-Rookie honors from multiple publications.

 

Helped Shaun Alexander to the fourth-best rushing game in NFL history (266 yards) vs. Oakland (11/11/01).

 

Was part of the offensive line that blocked for Alexander's record-setting five-touchdown first half versus Minnesota (9/29/02).

 

Helped Alexander to become the NFL MVP in 2005 with a career year on the ground with a career-high and Seattle-record 1,880 yards and an NFL-record 28 total touchdowns (27 rush, 1 rec.).

 

Helped Seattle to a club-record 320 rush yards and two 100-yard rushers for only the third time in club history vs. Houston (10/16/05).

 

Part of the line that did not surrender a sack in back-to-back games at Atlanta (12/3/00) and at Denver, (12/10/00), for the first time in 324 games.


 

 


 

HONORS:

 

2008:

NFC Pro Bowl, Second-team All-Pro(AP)

 

2007:

NFC Pro Bowl, First-team All-Pro (AP, The Sporting News), All-NFL (Pro Football Weekly/Pro Football Writers of America), All-NFC (Pro Football Weekly/Pro Football Writers of America).

 

2006:

All-Pro (The Sporting News), Second-team All-Pro (AP), All-NFL (Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America), All-NFC (Professional Football Weekly/Pro Football Writers of America), NFC Pro Bowl.

 

2005:

First-team All-Pro (AP, Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America, The Sporting News, Sports Illustrated), All-NFC (Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America), All-NFL (AP, Pro Football Weekly/ Professional Football Writers of America), NFC Pro Bowl.

 

2004:

First-team All-Pro (AP, College & Pro Football Weekly, Football Digest, The Sporting News), All-NFL (Pro Football Weekly), All-NFC (Pro Football Weekly), NFC Pro Bowl.

 

2003:

NFC Pro Bowl; All-NFC Team (Pro Football Weekly).

 

2002:

NFC Pro Bowl, All-Pro Team (Pro Football Weekly), All-NFC Team (Pro Football Weekly).

 

2001:

AFC Pro Bowl, First-team All-Pro  (AP, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, Football News).

 

1999:

AFC Pro Bowl.

 

1997:

First-team All-Rookie (Pro Football Weekly, College and Pro Football Weekly, Football News), NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month (October), AFC West Outstanding Rookie (The Sporting News).

 

 


 

COLLEGE:

 

Second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference choice as a junior. Eight-time winner of the Victors Club given to the player for exceptional performance. Redshirted in 1995 after transferring from Holmes Community College in Holmes, Miss. Lettered two seasons and was named Mississippi Junior College Player of the Year by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger in 1994. Allowed just one sack in two seasons. Also played some tight end in the second half of the 1994 season. Criminology major.

 

 


 

PERSONAL:

 

Football and basketball letterman at Aliceville High School in Aliceville, Ala. Lives in Woodinville, Wash., with his wife, Valeria. They have paternal twins, Walterius and Waleria, and one stepson, Rafael.