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David Oliver "D. J." Jones (born January 19, 1995) is an American football defensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ole Miss. Jones was drafted by the 49ers in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.[1]

D. J. Jones
No. 93 – San Francisco 49ers
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1995-01-19) January 19, 1995 (age 24)
Greenville, South Carolina
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:321 lb (146 kg)
Career information
High school:Wren
(Piedmont, South Carolina)
College:Ole Miss
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 6 / Pick: 198
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:27
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Pass deflections:1
Player stats at NFL.com

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College careerEdit

Following high school, D.J. went to East Mississippi Community College, where he was listed as the no. 3 junior college prospect by ESPN. He later transferred to Ole Miss and was recognized during the 2016 season as the most improved defensive player on the team.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 1 in
(1.85 m)
319 lb
(145 kg)
32 12 in
(0.83 m)
10 14 in
(0.26 m)
5.04 s 4.65 s 7.73 s 28.5 in
(0.72 m)
9 ft 0 in
(2.74 m)
25 reps
All values from 2017 NFL Combine.[3]

Jones was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round, 198th overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "D.J. Jones". www.nfl.com. Retrieved April 30, 2017.
  2. ^ "D.J. Jones Bio". www.olemisssports.com. Retrieved April 30, 2017.
  3. ^ 2017 Scouting Combine: D.J. Jones (DL23)
  4. ^ Fann, Joe (April 29, 2017). "San Francisco 49ers Draft Mississippi DT D.J. Jones". 49ers.com. Retrieved April 30, 2017.

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