NASHVILLE, TN - May 13, 2021 - The 2021 photo of Naquan Jones of the Tennessee Titans NFL football team.  This image reflects the Tennessee Titans active roster as of May 13, 2021 when this image was taken. Photo By Donald Page/Tennessee Titans

Naquan Jones

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#90

Experience: R

Height: 6-3

Age: 23

Weight: 313 lbs

College: Michigan State

Biography

PRO: The Titans signed Naquan Jones as a rookie free agent following the 2021 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-3-inch, 313-pounder appeared in 46 games over four seasons at Michigan State (2017-20). Jones posted 78 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and three sacks during his collegiate career.

TITANS TIDBITS:
•   In June 2019, Jones' mother, Germaine Thomas, died unexpectedly at the age of 37 after a lengthy battle with depression and alcoholism. At the time, Jones was a rising junior at Michigan State and just 21 years old himself. Jones wears a special necklace to honor his family with a picture of his grandmother and younger sisters on one side of a pendant and an image of his late mother on the other side.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
•   The Evanston, Ill., native was signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 14, 2021.
•   Waived by the Titans on Aug. 31 and signed to the team's practice squad a day later.
•   Signed by the Titans to their active roster from the practice squad on Sept. 22, 2021.

COLLEGE:
•   Appeared in 46 games with five starts on the defensive line over four seasons at Michigan State (2017-20) and totaled 78 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, three passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery over his career.

AS A SENIOR (2020), saw action in all seven games and made four starts. Recorded 24 tackles, a career-high five stops for loss, one pass defensed and one fumble recovery.

AS A JUNIOR (2019), played in all 13 games and made one start. Tallied 15 tackles, one tackle for loss and and one sack.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2018), appeared in 13 games and notched a career-best 26 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, one pass defensed and one forced fumble.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2017), saw action in all 13 games and posted 13 tackles, two tackles for loss and one pass defensed.

AS A FRESHMAN (2016), redshirted.
•   Graduated from Michigan State with a degree in advertising management.

PERSONAL:
•   Attended Evanston Township (Ill.) High School where he was named to USA Today's All-USA Illinois first team and selected to the Pioneer Press all-area second team in 2015.
•   Rated as the No. 22 defensive tackle by Scout, No. 23 by 247Sports, No. 24 by Rivals and No. 31 by ESPN.
•   Also lettered in basketball.
•   Son of Emil Jones and the late Germaine Thomas and has two sisters, Skye and Lauryn.
•   Follow Jones on Twitter @thealmightynay and on Instagram @almighty93__ .
•   Born Naquan Jones on Feb. 5, 1998 in Evanston, Ill.

2021 SEASON

  • Solo
    1
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
7 Chiefs W 27 - 3 3 0 3 0 0 0
6 Bills W 34 - 31 1 1 0 0 0 0
5 @Jaguars W 37 - 19
4 @Jets L 24 - 27
3 Colts W 25 - 16

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2021 Tennessee Titans 4 0 4 1 3 0 0 0
TOTAL 4 0 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 NaN 0 0 0 0
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