Dominique Jones
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Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-08-15) August 15, 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Career information
College: Shepherd
Undrafted in 2011
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Sacramento Mountain Lions (2011)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Receptions     10
Receiving yards     103
Touchdowns     1

Dominique Jones (born August 15, 1987) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Shepherd.

College career[edit | edit source]

He played college football at Shepherd University in 2010. As a tight end Jones totaled 403 yards on 34 receptions and averaged 11.9 yards a catch. He led the team in touchdown receptions with nine.[1] The Rams had their furthest Division II playoff run in the school's history and won the WVIAC title before becoming the first WVIAC team to advance to the national semi-finals.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Sacramento Mountain Lions[edit | edit source]

He played the 2011 season for the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League.

Reading Express[edit | edit source]

He signed with the Reading Express of the Indoor Football League in 2012.[2]

Indianapolis Colts[edit | edit source]

On April 30, 2012, he signed with the Indianapolis Colts as a Undrafted free agent.[3] On October 8, 2012, he was released and was re-signed to the practice squad the next day.[4]

Miami Dolphins[edit | edit source]

On October 24, 2012, he was signed by the Miami Dolphins to join the practice squad.[5] On November 19, 2012, he was released.

Second stint with the Indianapolis Colts[edit | edit source]

On November 21, 2012, he signed with the Indianapolis Colts.[6]

Jones was released by the Colts on October 22, 2013.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit | edit source]

On October 30, 2013, he was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs to their practice squad. The Chiefs placed Jones on their active roster on December 7.[7] He was released by the Chiefs on March 6, 2014.

Buffalo Bills[edit | edit source]

He signed with the Buffalo Bills on July 26.[8] The Bills released Jones on August 29, 2014.[9]

Denver Broncos[edit | edit source]

He was signed to the Denver Broncos practice squad on September 9, 2014,[10] and cut on September 5, 2015.

Baltimore Ravens[edit | edit source]

Jones was signed to the Baltimore Ravens' practice squad on September 7, 2015.[11] On September 24, 2015, he was released by the Ravens.[12]

New York Giants[edit | edit source]

Jones was signed to the New York Giants' practice squad on October 7, 2015.[13] On October 15, 2015, he was released by the Giants.[14]

Minnesota Vikings[edit | edit source]

Jones was signed to the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad on November 17, 2015.[15]

Return to Miami[edit | edit source]

The Dolphins signed Jones to a reserve/futures contract on January 19, 2016, along with Zac Dysert.[16] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Dolphins as part of final roster cuts.[17] He was re-signed on October 3, 2016.[18]In a Week 9 victory over the New York Jets, Jones was the Dolphins' leading receiver with 3 catches for 42 yards and 1 touchdown, the first of his career. On March 6, 2017, the Dolphins declined to sign Jones to an offer sheet, making him a free agent.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Shepherd Rams 2010 Statistics". ShepherdRams.com. Archived from the original on December 26, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20121226011533/http://www.shepherdrams.com/content/file/FBTEAMCUME2010.HTM. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
  2. "READING RECEIVER GETS CHANCE IN THE NFL". goifl.com/. Archived from the original on July 5, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120705190727/http://www.goifl.com/news/news-archive/75-reading-express/581-reading-receiver-gets-chance-in-the-nfl.
  3. "Colts Transactions of May 2012". nfl.com. http://www.nfl.com/transactions?transactionMonth=5&transactionYear=2012&transactionTeamAbbr=IND&prevTransactionMonth=5&prevTransactionYear=2012&prevTransactionTeamAbbr=.
  4. "Indianapolis Colts Transactions of 2012". colts.com. http://www.colts.com/team/transactions.html.
  5. "Dolphins sign former Colts TE Dominique Jones to practice squad". sun-sentinel.com. http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-10-23/sports/sfl-dolphins-sign-former-colts-te-dominique-jones-to-practice-squad-20121023_1_dolphins-sign-charles-clay-developmental-unit. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
  6. "Indianapolis Colts sign tight end Dominique Jones to the active roster". colts.co. http://www.colts.com/news/article-1/INDIANAPOLIS-COLTS-SIGN-TE-DOMINIQUE-JONES-TO-ACTIVE-ROSTER/0dc226fe-233b-4ae8-b67d-909595bf1dbet. Retrieved November 21, 2012.
  7. Twitter / KCChiefs: The #Chiefs have promoted TE Dominique Jones to the 53-man roster and has released WR Chad Hall.
  8. http://m.buffalobills.com/s/30841/260?itemPos=3&itemUri=2105827027%2F510513131513414107213143101721
  9. "Bills reduce roster to 62 ahead of 53-man deadline". http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Bills-reduce-roster-to-62-ahead-of-53-man-deadline/d6b66a81-39f0-49c7-837b-0c1a366c1ef7?campaign=tw_buf_article.
  10. "Dominique Jones". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 4, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141204204332/http://www.kffl.com/player/26714/nfl/news/dominique-jones. Retrieved November 14, 2014.
  11. Downing, Garrett (September 7, 2015). "Ravens Sign Three More To Practice Squad". BaltimoreRavens.com. http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Ravens-Sign-Three-More-To-Practice-Squad/ebc3cdca-5d00-40e8-a880-2e6e6aa24d35. Retrieved September 27, 2015.
  12. Downing, Garrett (September 22, 2015). "Ravens Release Running Back Terrence Magee". http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Ravens-Release-Running-Back-Terrence-Magee/7f723ac2-3e6e-4197-8cc3-b3a6139a3442. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  13. Eisen, Michael (October 7, 2015). "Giants add WR Myles White to active roster, TE Daniel Fells to IR". http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-add-WR-Myles-White-to-active-roster-TE-Daniel-Fells-to-IR/f84f82e5-bbf9-46b5-bfaf-a1388b210382. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  14. Eisen, Michael (October 15, 2015). "DB Brandon McGee, Tackle Xavier Proctor added to Practice Squad". Archived from the original on December 7, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151207040633/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/DB-Brandon-McGee-Tackle-Xavier-Proctor-added-to-Practice-Squad/393866ca-dfe3-46f3-9338-0d1f83229fd9. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
  15. "Vikings Sign TE Dominique Jones to Practice Squad". November 17, 2015. http://www.vikings.com/news/article-1/Vikings-Sign-TE-Dominique-Jones-to-Practice-Squad/2c0f0ea2-23e6-4313-8e7e-6f08890f9f42. Retrieved November 17, 2015.
  16. "Dolphins sign QB Zac Dysert, TE Dominique Jones to futures deals". http://mia.247sports.com/Bolt/Dolphins-sign-QB-Zac-Dysert-TE-Dominique-Jones-to-futures-deals-42990664.
  17. Poupart, Alain (September 3, 2016). "Dolphins Make Moves To Get Roster To 53". https://web.archive.org/web/20180616231315/http://www.miamidolphins.com/news/article-1/Dolphins-Make-Moves-To-Get-Roster-To-53/c388dffe-aa0e-4be2-8de1-a42bb47d4355.
  18. "PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Make Roster Move". October 3, 2016. http://www.miamidolphins.com/news/press-releases/article-1/PRESS-RELEASE-Dolphins-Make-Roster-Move/944b80c0-c29a-4385-b028-a830969c6c3f.

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