NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 14, 2021 - The 2021 photo of Julio Jones of the Tennessee Titans NFL football team.  This image reflects the Tennessee Titans active roster as of June 14, 2021 when this image was taken. Photo By Donald Page/Tennessee Titans

Julio Jones

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Experience: 11 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 32

Weight: 220 lbs

College: Alabama

Biography

PRO: The Titans acquired perennial Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones in a trade with the Atlanta Falcons during the 2021 offseason. The 6-foot-3-inch, 220-pounder brings a complete skill set to his position, excelling in route running, making contested catches, producing yards after the catch, and even blocking. The seven-time Pro Bowler and two-time first-team All-Pro selection eclipsed 12,000 career receiving yards faster than any other player in NFL history shattering Hall of Famer Jerry Rice's old mark and is the NFL's all-time leader in receiving yards per game. Jones entered the league as the sixth overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft out of Alabama and spent his first 10 NFL seasons with the Falcons where he ranks as the franchise's all-time leader in career receptions and receiving yards.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•   In his first 10 seasons, Jones established himself as one of the premier receivers in NFL history with 848 receptions for 12,896 yards and 60 touchdowns, while playing in 135 games with 134 starts.
•   Jones eclipsed 12,000 receiving yards in 125 career games, surpassing Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerry Rice (142 games) as the fastest player to reach 12,000 receiving yards in NFL history.
•   Among players who have appeared in at least 100 career games, Jones is the NFL's all-time leader with an average of 96.2 receiving yards per game.
•   Jones is a true gamebreaker having scored seven touchdowns of 60 or more yards and 12 touchdowns of 40 or more yards in his career.
•   Jones has recorded 58 career 100-yard receiving games which is fourth-most in NFL history and 19 games with 10 or more catches in his career.
•   Jones has 18 career games with 10+ catches and 100+ receiving yards in a game which ranks third in NFL since 2000, trailing only Andre Johnson (21) and Antonio Brown (19).
•   Jones is a seven-time Pro Bowl selection (2012, 2014-19) and two-time Associated Press first-team All-Pro (2015-16).
•   Jones is the Atlanta Falcons all-time leader in career receptions (848) and receiving yards (12,896).
•   In 2018, Jones led the NFL with 1,677 yards on 113 receptions with eight touchdowns and was named a second-team All-Pro by the Associated Press.
•   In 2017, Jones posted 1,444 yards on 88 receptions with three touchdowns. He joined Marvin Harrison as the only players in NFL history to record four straight seasons with 80 catches and 1,400 yards. 
•   In 2016, Jones was named a first team All-Pro by the Associated Press after finishing second in the NFL and leading the NFC with 1,409 receiving yards. 
•   In 2015, Jones posted one of the best seasons by a receiver in NFL history after leading the NFL with 1,871 receiving yards and tying for the NFL lead with 136 receptions. His final numbers ranked second all-time in receiving yards for a season and tied for second all-time in receptions for a season in NFL history. Was selected first team All-Pro by the Associated Press.
•   In 2014, Jones was named to the Pro Bowl after recording 104 catches for 1,593 receivng yards, which both ranked third in the NFL.

TITANS TIDBITS:
•   Jones credits his mother, Queen Mavin, as the largest influence in his life as she never let him quit at anything.
•   Since joining the NFL in 2011, Jones has worked and volunteered with numerous organizations such as the Wounded Warrior Project, Locks for Love, Huddle Up for Miracles, while also participating in numerous league-wide initiatives such as My Cause My Cleats and Salute to Service.
•   Jones was a standout track athlete in high school. He was named the 2006–07 Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year in the state of Alabama after becoming the state champion in the long jump (24–2) and triple jump (47–5) in both 2006 and 2007.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
•   The Foley, Ala., native was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round (sixth overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.
•   Traded by the Falcons along with a 2023 sixth-round draft pick to the Titans for a 2022 second-round draft pick and a conditional 2023 fourth-round draft pick on June 9, 2021.

COLLEGE:
•   Established himself as one of the premier wide receivers in college football at the University of Alabama. In 40 games, he caught 179 passes for 2,653 yards with 15 touchdowns and accumulated 3,084 all-purpose yards. Decided to forego his senior season and declared for the 2011 NFL Draft.
•   When he left school, his 179 receptions ranked second all-time at Alabama, while his 2,653 receiving yards ranked second in school history and his 15 touchdowns tied for fourth in Crimson Tide annals.
•   Was a member of the watch lists for the Maxwell Award, given to the nation's top player, and the Biletnikoff Award, given to the nation's top receiver in both his sophomore and junior seasons.
•   As a junior (2010), garnered second-team All-American honors and was a first-team All-Southeastern Conference selection. Started all 13 games and led the Tide with 78 receptions for 1,133 yards and seven touchdowns. Also added 135 yards with two scores on eight carries on the ground. Set then single-season school records with 78 receptions and 1,133 receiving yards.
•   As a sophomore (2009), started all 13 games and collected 43 receptions for 596 yards with four touchdowns. 
•   As a true freshman (2008), earned Freshman All-American first-team honors from the Football Writers Association of America and Sporting News. Became the first true freshman wide receiver ever to start in a season opener for the Crimson Tide. Named second team All-SEC, SEC Freshman of the Year and to the SEC Coaches' All-Freshman Team after finishing the regular season with 58 receptions for 924 yards and four touchdowns.
•   Majored in criminal justice and environmental science at Alabama.

PERSONAL:
•   Attended Foley (Ala.) High School where he played wide receiver and defensive end.
•   Was regarded as the nation's top receiver by Rivals.com, Scout.com and SuperPrep. Was also named the top high school player in the country by Sports Illustrated.
•   Concluded his high school career with 194 catches for 3,287 yards with 43 touchdowns while adding three rushing touchdowns, two kickoff return touchdowns, two punt return touchdowns and two fumble returns for scores.
•   Was named 2007 "Mr. Football" and Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Alabama and All-American choice by Parade Magazine, USA Today, EA Sports and Scout.com.
•   As a senior, caught 68 passes for 1,181 yards (17.37 avg.) with 16 touchdowns while leading the Lions to a 12-1 overall record, a Region 2 title and an appearance in the state quarterfinals.
•   Participated in the high school Under Armour All-America Game, was named a two-time All-America choice by Rivals.com and a two-time All-State selection by the Birmingham News & Alabama Sportswriters Association.
•   On Feb. 6, 2008, Jones committed to the Alabama Crimson Tide on National Signing Day, announcing his decision live on ESPNU.
•   In addition to football, Jones was a starter on the basketball team and was a standout track athlete.
•   Was the state champion in the long jump (24–2) and triple jump (47–5) in both 2006 and 2007. He was named the 2006–07 Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year in the state of Alabama.
•   Was the state champion in the high jump (6–6) during the 2007 indoor season and was named an All-county selection in 2005, 2006, and 2007. •   Won Mr. Alabama Track & Field athlete of the year in 2007. 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.
•   Is a two-time recipient of the University of Alabama's Commitment to Academic Excellence Award (2009-10).
•   Led community service projects in high school which included Santa America Foundation and local Optimist International Club.
•   Follow Jones on Twitter and Instagram at @juliojones_11.
•   Born Quintorris Lopez Jones on Feb. 3, 1989 in Foley, Ala.

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2021 SEASON

  • REC
    17
  • YDS
    301
  • AVG
    17.7
  • TDS
    0
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7 Chiefs W 27 - 3 2 38 19 20 0
6 Bills W 34 - 31 3 59 19.7 48 0
5 @Jaguars W 37 - 19
4 @Jets L 24 - 27
3 Colts W 25 - 16 3 47 15.7 25 0
2 @Seahawks W 33 - 30 6 128 21.3 51 0
1 Cardinals L 13 - 38 3 29 9.7 10 0

Career Stats

WRTE Career

SEASON TEAM G GS REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2011 Atlanta Falcons 13 13 54 959 17.8 80 8 6 56 9.3 19 0 1 1
2012 Atlanta Falcons 16 15 79 1198 15.2 80 10 6 30 5 18 0 0 0
2013 Atlanta Falcons 5 5 41 580 14.1 81 2 1 7 7 7 0 2 1
2014 Atlanta Falcons 15 15 104 1593 15.3 79 6 1 1 1 1 0 2 1
2015 Atlanta Falcons 16 16 136 1871 13.8 70 8 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
2016 Atlanta Falcons 14 14 83 1409 17 75 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Atlanta Falcons 16 16 88 1444 16.4 53 3 1 15 15 15 0
2018 Atlanta Falcons 16 16 113 1677 14.8 58 8 2 12 6 11 0 2 2
2019 Atlanta Falcons 15 15 99 1394 14.1 54 6 2 -3 -1.5 1 0 1 0
2020 Atlanta Falcons 9 9 51 771 15.1 44 3
2021 Tennessee Titans 5 5 17 301 17.7 51 0
TOTAL 140 139 865 13197 15.57 81 60 19 118 6.21 19 0 11 6
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