Herana-Daze Jones
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-04-15) April 15, 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky
Career information
College: Indiana
Undrafted in 2005
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Cincinnati Bengals ( 2005 2008)
Career highlights and awards
* Second-team All-Big Ten (2004)
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles     45
Interceptions     0
Pass deflections     0
Stats at

Herana-Daze Lavalle Jones (first name pronounced like 'Hernandez') (born April 15, 1982) is a former American football safety. He was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Indiana.

Jones was also a member of the Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals.

Early yearsEdit

Jones attended Iroquois High School in Louisville, Kentucky where, as a senior, he scored 26 touchdowns and broke the state record with a 220 yards per game rushing average, previously held by Shaun Alexander. Jones also lettered in track and basketball.

College careerEdit

Jones played college football at Indiana, where he was a four-year starter. He currently ranks 4th All-time in tackles at Indiana with 342. As a senior, he led the team in tackles with 110, making 2nd team all big ten.

Professional careerEdit

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

Jones was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as a college free agent on April 28, 2005. After spending the 2005 season on the Bengals' practice squad, he made the 53-man roster in 2006. Jones led the Bengals in special teams tackles in both 2006 and 2007. He was placed on injured reserve on October 17, 2008 and released from injured reserve with an injury settlement on November 4, 2008.

Denver BroncosEdit

Jones signed with the Denver Broncos on December 3, 2008. He was waived on December 10 when the team re-signed tight end Jeb Putzier. He was re-signed by the Broncos on December 16 when running back Cory Boyd was waived. He was released again on June 18, 2009.

New England PatriotsEdit

Jones signed with the New England Patriots on July 28, 2009. He was released by the Patriots during final cuts on September 5.

New Orleans SaintsEdit

Jones signed with the New Orleans Saints on December 22, 2009 when the team waived cornerback Marcus McCauley. He was waived on December 29 as the team re-signed tight end Tory Humphrey.

Arizona CardinalsEdit

Jones signed a future contract with the Arizona Cardinals on January 21, 2010.

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