Jones at the New England Patriots 2008 training camp
|Date of birth:September 20, 1980|
|Place of birth: Boynton Beach, Florida|
|Undrafted in 2003|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Cleveland Browns ( 2003– 2004)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Clinton "C. J." Jones (born September 20, 1980) is a former American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Iowa.
Jones attended college at Iowa where he majored in sports studies.
Jones transferred to Iowa from Garden City Community College (1999–2000), where he recorded 74 receptions for 1,463 yards and 18 touchdowns. He also scored eight touchdowns on punt returns. As a sophomore, he was selected to the Elite 16 Junior College All-America squad. In his freshman season, he earned first-team All-American honors as a return specialist.
During his two years at Iowa, Jones recorded 72 catches for 902 yards and 10 scores. He caught 9 touchdown passes in Iowa's 2002 BCS season that saw his quarterback, Brad Banks, get Heisman Runner-up. The Hawkeyes played USC in the Orange Bowl and Jones returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown.
New England PatriotsEdit
In 2007, he signed with the Patriots and was on the practice squad for the whole season. In 2008, he made the team's final cut but was released after the Patriots signed wide receiver Maurice Price.
Kansas City ChiefsEdit
Jones was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on March 5, 2009. He was waived on June 19, 2009.
Jones was claimed off waivers by the Denver Broncos on June 24, 2009. He was released on September 1.
His younger brother, Corey Jones, 31, was shot and killed by a Palm Beach Gardens police officer on October 18, 2015.
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