Jones in the 2012 NFL season.
|No. 99 Kansas City Chiefs|
|Date of birth:December 1, 1984|
|Place of birth: Rayville, Louisiana|
|High School: Rayville (LA)|
|Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||Weight: 262 lb (119 kg)|
|College: Southeast Missouri State|
|Undrafted in 2007|
|Debuted in 2007 for the Baltimore Ravens|
|* Baltimore Ravens ( 2007− 2011)|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* First-team All-OVC (2006)|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
Edgar Devon Jones (born December 1, 1984) is an American football linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football at Southeast Missouri State, he was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played for the Ravens for five seasons from 2007 to 2011.
College career[edit | edit source]
He played college football at Southeast Missouri State, where he was named a first-team All-American following his senior season with he led all of Division I-AA with 12.0 quarterback sacks. He was named the MVP of the Magnolia Gridiron Classic - a postseason All-Star Game - after recording 4.0 sacks in that contest.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Baltimore Ravens[edit | edit source]
Jones was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He filled a number of different roles as a Raven, including outside linebacker, defensive end, and tight end. His biggest contributions, however, came on special teams, where he established himself as one of their top special teams tacklers and blockers.
Kansas City Chiefs[edit | edit source]
Jones signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on July 29, 2012. He became one of the team's most valuable special teams players, leading the Chiefs with seven tackles and two fumbles recoveries on special teams, including one returned for his first NFL touchdown at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Oct. 14, 2012.