Julio Jones

Football Player + Wide Receiver
Born Feb 8, 1989

Quintorris Lopez "Julio" Jones is an American football wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Falcons with the sixth overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Alabama Crimson Tide. During his sophomore season with Alabama in 2009, he helped lead the Tide to an undefeated 14-0 season including a victory in the 2010 BCS National Championship Game.… Read More

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1989 Birth Born on February 3, 1989.


2004 15 Years Old Jones attended Foley High School in Foley, Alabama, where he played wide receiver and defensive end for the Foley Lions high school football team from 2004–2007. … Read More
2006 17 Years Old 1 More Event
In addition to football, Jones was also a starter on the basketball team and was a standout track athlete. He was the state champion in the long jump (24-2 or 7.40m) and triple jump (47-5 or 14.52m) in both 2006 and 2007.
2007 18 Years Old 1 More Event
He was the state champion in the high jump (6-6 or 1.98m) during the 2007 indoor season. … Read More
He also competed as a sprinter in 2008, and posted a personal-best time of 11.13 seconds in the 100-meter dash at the Class 6A Section 1 Meet, where he placed second.


Preceding the 2009 football season, Julio Jones was voted to the All-SEC Coaches' Football Team (first team), one of only four players to be voted such unanimously (along with Florida quarterback Tim Tebow, Tennessee safety Eric Berry and LSU offensive lineman Ciron Black).
2010 21 Years Old 1 More Event
The Crimson Tide won the game 32–13, earning a chance to play for the BCS National Championship in the 2010 title game against the Texas Longhorns. … Read More
On January 7, 2011, Jones decided to skip his senior season of college football. … Read More
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2014 25 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 29, 2014, the Atlanta Falcons accepted the fifth-year option of Jones' rookie contract, extending his obligations with the team through the 2015 season.
On August 29, 2015, the Falcons signed Jones to a 5-year, $71.5 million extension with $47 million guaranteed.
2016 27 Years Old In week 4 of the 2016 season, Jones caught 12 passes for a Falcons record 300 yards and a touchdown in a win over the Carolina Panthers. … Read More
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