|Tight end / Quarterback|
|Date of birth: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)|
|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|
|* 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. He attended the University of Michigan on a football and baseball scholarship. He played college football for the 1985 Michigan Wolverines football team as a backup quarterback behind Jim Harbaugh. With Harbaugh securely entrenched in the starting quarterback spot at Michigan, Jones transferred to a junior college after one year at Michigan. 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. 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.
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ "University of Michigan All-time Rosters Search Page". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. http://220.127.116.11/allroster/fbsearch.htm.(Enter Jones as the last name and Mike as the first name on the search page, and press enter)
- ↑ "Mike L. Jones". pro-football-reference.com. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/J/JoneMi01.htm.