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Dominique Jones
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Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-08-15) August 15, 1987 (age 32)
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 careerEdit

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 careerEdit

Sacramento Mountain LionsEdit

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

Reading ExpressEdit

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

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

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 DolphinsEdit

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 ColtsEdit

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

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

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

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 BillsEdit

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

Denver BroncosEdit

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

Baltimore RavensEdit

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 GiantsEdit

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 VikingsEdit

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

Return to MiamiEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  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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