Korey Jones (born April 4, 1989) is a professional Canadian football linebacker for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He first enrolled at Garden City Community College before transferring to the University of Wyoming. He attended Rocky Mountain High School in Fort Collins, Colorado. Jones has also been a member of the Arizona Cardinals, BC Lions, Green Bay Packers, Florida Blacktips, Edmonton Eskimos, and Saskatchewan Roughriders.
|No. 45 Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Born:||April 4, 1989|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||230 lb (100 kg)|
|High school||Fort Collins (CO) Rocky Mountain|
|2014||Green Bay Packers*|
|2019–present||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
Garden City Community CollegeEdit
Jones first played college football from 2009 to 2010 for the Garden City Broncbusters. He accumulated 108 tackles, four sacks and a fumble recovery. He earned Honorable Mention All-Conference honors his sophomore year in 2010.
University of WyomingEdit
Jones was a two-year starter for the Wyoming Cowboys from 2011 to 2012. He recorded career totals of 162 tackles and four sacks in 25 games. He started the first five games of the 2011 season at defensive end before moving to linebacker for the final eight games. Jones was a team captain his senior year in 2012.
Green Bay PackersEdit
Jones signed with the Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) on April 30, 2015. Jones played in all 18 regular season games, amassing 25 defensive tackles and 13 special teams tackles and won the Grey Cup to close the season. He was released by the team on May 29, 2016.
Jones was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) on June 16, 2016. Jones played 13 games for the Roughriders in the 2016 season, contributing 18 defensive tackles, 11 special teams tackles, and 1 forced fumble.
Edmonton Eskimos (II)Edit
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