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Mike L. Jones
Tight end / Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-11-10)November 10, 1966
Place of birth: Bridgeport, Connecticut
High School: Warren Harding High School
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
College: Michigan, Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 14
Debuted in 1990 for the Minnesota Vikings
Last played in 1992 for the Seattle Seahawks
Career history
* Minnesota Vikings
Career highlights and awards
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Michael Lenere Jones (born November 10, 1966) is a former American football player. A native of Bridgeport, Connecticut, Jones was a three-sport star and high school all-american amassing several state championships for Warren Harding High School.[1] He attended the University of Michigan on a football and baseball scholarship.[1] He played college football for the 1985 Michigan Wolverines football team as a backup quarterback behind Jim Harbaugh.[2] With Harbaugh securely entrenched in the starting quarterback spot at Michigan, Jones transferred to a junior college after one year at Michigan.[1] He later played college football at the tight end position for the Texas A&M Aggies football team from 1988 to 1989. He earned all-american honors. He played professional football as a tight end for the Minnesota Vikings from 1990 to 1991 and for the Seattle Seahawks in 1992.[3] Also playing for the Indianapolis Colts. Jones has recently served as an advanced scout for the Minnesota Vikings as well as Indianapolis Colts.

Jones is also a member of Alpha Mu Mu chapter of Omega Psi Phi.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Jones, Wooden Get Names Called". The Wilton Bulletin. May 9, 1990. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=nY1DAAAAIBAJ&sjid=nK4MAAAAIBAJ&pg=1256,4351566&dq=mike-jones+bridgeport&hl=en.
  2. "University of Michigan All-time Rosters Search Page". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. http://141.211.39.65/allroster/fbsearch.htm.(Enter Jones as the last name and Mike as the first name on the search page, and press enter)
  3. "Mike L. Jones". pro-football-reference.com. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/J/JoneMi01.htm.
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