Herana-Daze Lavalle Jones (first name pronounced like 'Hernandez') (born April 15, 1982) is a former American football safety. He was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Indiana.
|No. 44, 43|
|Born:||April 15, 1982|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||206 lb (93 kg)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2009|
Jones attended Iroquois High School in Louisville, Kentucky where, as a senior, he scored 26 touchdowns and broke the state record with a 220 yards per game rushing average, previously held by Shaun Alexander. Jones also lettered in track and basketball.
Jones played college football at Indiana, where he was a four-year starter. He currently ranks 4th All-time in tackles at Indiana with 342. As a senior, he led the team in tackles with 110, making 2nd team all big ten.
Jones was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as a college free agent on April 28, 2005. After spending the 2005 season on the Bengals' practice squad, he made the 53-man roster in 2006. Jones led the Bengals in special teams tackles in both 2006 and 2007. He was placed on injured reserve on October 17, 2008 and released from injured reserve with an injury settlement on November 4, 2008.
Jones signed with the Denver Broncos on December 3, 2008. He was waived on December 10 when the team re-signed tight end Jeb Putzier. He was re-signed by the Broncos on December 16 when running back Cory Boyd was waived. He was released again on June 18, 2009.
New England PatriotsEdit
Jones signed with the New England Patriots on July 28, 2009. He was released by the Patriots during final cuts on September 5.
New Orleans SaintsEdit
Jones signed a future contract with the Arizona Cardinals on January 21, 2010.