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Reshad Jones biography

Date of birth : 1988-02-25
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-20
Credited as : Football player NFL, safety for the Miami Dolphins, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Reshad Jones is an American football safety for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

PRO
2010 - Played in a reserve role all four games this season ... Made his Dolphin and NFL debut in a reserve role on Sept. 12th at Buffalo ... For the preseason led the Dolphins in tackles with 14 stops and also led the team with seven special teams tackles.

COLLEGE
Three-year letterman and two-year starter at Georgia ... Played in 39 games with 27 starts (14 at strong safety, 13 at free safety) ... Recorded career totals of 206 tackles (129 solos), including 10 stops for losses ... Batted away 13 passes and intercepted 11 other for 174 yards (15.8 avg.) in returns ... Became the eighth player since statistics were kept in 1950 to lead the team in interceptions in consecutive seasons ... Started all 13 games at strong safety as a junior in 2009 ... Named as a second-team All-SEC selection ... Earned the team’s Most Improved Player Award for defense ... Ranked second on the team with 73 tackles (44 solo), including 4.5 stops for losses, and added a forced fumble ... Totaled team-high four interceptions for 89 yards in returns ... Also deflected seven passes, with three coming on third down action ... Played in all 13 games with 12 starts as a sophomore in 2008 ... Named second-team Sophomore All-American and added second-team All-SEC honors ... Recipient of the team’s Most Improved Defensive Back Award ... Record a career-best 76 tackles (45 solo) that included 2.5 stops for losses ... Also recovered a fumble and deflected three passes ... Led the team and tied for fourth in the conference with five interceptions for 32 yards in returns ... Added 38 yards on a pair of punt returns ... Played in all 13 games with two starts as a redshirt freshman in 2007 . . . Named the team’s Most Improved Defensive Back ... Recorded 57 tackles (40 solo) with three stops for losses ... Had two interceptions for 53 yards in returns ... Also deflected three passes ... Redshirted as a freshman in 2006 ... Majored in housing.

PERSONAL

Attended Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, Ga. ... Earned AAAA All-State and Defensive Player of the Year honors from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Georgia Sports Writers Association as a senior ... Recorded 82 tackles and two interceptions on defense while scoring 15 touchdowns as a running back and wide receiver on offense ... Posted 71 tackles and 10 interceptions on defense as a junior ... Also lettered in track and basketball ... Spoke at the Broward County Juvenile Detention Center ... Participated in the Miami Dolphins Foundation Fishing Tournament ... Enjoys bowling, shooting pool and playing video games in free time ... Lists Lil Wayne as favorite recording artist ... Full name is Reshad Monquez Jones, born February 25, 1988, in Atlanta, Ga.

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