Players

Julio Jones
WR #11
Height:
6-3
Weight:
220
Age:
25
College:
Alabama
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
67
YDS
912
AVG
13.6
TDS
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 241 3,649 15.1 81 23 14 94 6.7 19 0 5 3
2014 ATL 10 10 67 912 13.6 40T 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 1
2013 ATL 5 5 41 580 14.1 81T 2 1 7 7 7 0 2 1
2012 ATL 16 15 79 1,198 15.2 80T 10 6 30 5 18 0 -- --
2011 ATL 13 13 54 959 17.8 80T 8 6 56 9.3 19 0 1 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 NO W 37-34 7 116 16.6 27 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2 @CIN L 10-24 7 88 12.6 24 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 TB W 56-14 9 161 17.9 40 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @MIN L 28-41 6 82 13.7 21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @NYG L 20-30 11 105 9.5 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 CHI L 13-27 4 68 17 29 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0
7 @BAL L 7-29 5 56 11.2 24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 DET L 21-22 4 58 14.5 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @TB W 27-17 8 119 14.9 39 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @CAR W 19-17 6 59 9.8 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Transactions

Selected as a first round (6th pick overall) draft choice by Atlanta in 2011.

2013 (Falcons)

Caught 41 passes for 580 yards (14.1 avg.) with two touchdowns, including an 81-yard score in five games before being placed on Injured Reserve. Led the NFL in receptions and yards prior to his injury. Posted three straight 100-yard games, notching 182, 115 and 108 yards in Weeks 2, 3, and 4. Totaled a career-high 182 yards while tying a career high with 11 catches against St. Louis (9/15). Added a career-long 81-yard touchdown and averaged 16.5 yards per reception. The game also marked his third game with 10-or-more catches. Became the first player in NFL history to record a touchdown catch of 80-or-more yards in each of his first three seasons with an 81-yard touchdown in Week 2 against the Rams. Dating back to 2012, has totaled six touchdowns in his last six games, including touchdowns in back-to-back games to start the 2013 season. Has notched touchdowns in back-to-back games six times in his career, including a stretch of five games between the end of his rookie season in 2011 and the beginning of the 2012 season. Posted his second straight 100-yard game, catching nine passes for 115 yards at Miami (9/22). Turned in his third straight 100-yard game vs. New England (9/29), catching six passes for 108 yards (18.0 avg.). Caught three passes for 86 yards, including a 49-yard pass in the fourth quarter. Led the NFL with 481 receiving yards through the first four games of 2013. His 33 receptions in the first four games were the most in the NFC and ranked third behind Andre Johnson (34) and Julian Edelman (34) for the League lead during that stretch. Placed on Injured Reserve October 10, 2013.

Transactions

Selected as a first round (6th pick overall) draft choice by Atlanta in 2011.

2013 (Falcons)

Caught 41 passes for 580 yards (14.1 avg.) with two touchdowns, including an 81-yard score in five games before being placed on Injured Reserve. Led the NFL in receptions and yards prior to his injury. Posted three straight 100-yard games, notching 182, 115 and 108 yards in Weeks 2, 3, and 4. Totaled a career-high 182 yards while tying a career high with 11 catches against St. Louis (9/15). Added a career-long 81-yard touchdown and averaged 16.5 yards per reception. The game also marked his third game with 10-or-more catches. Became the first player in NFL history to record a touchdown catch of 80-or-more yards in each of his first three seasons with an 81-yard touchdown in Week 2 against the Rams. Dating back to 2012, has totaled six touchdowns in his last six games, including touchdowns in back-to-back games to start the 2013 season. Has notched touchdowns in back-to-back games six times in his career, including a stretch of five games between the end of his rookie season in 2011 and the beginning of the 2012 season. Posted his second straight 100-yard game, catching nine passes for 115 yards at Miami (9/22). Turned in his third straight 100-yard game vs. New England (9/29), catching six passes for 108 yards (18.0 avg.). Caught three passes for 86 yards, including a 49-yard pass in the fourth quarter. Led the NFL with 481 receiving yards through the first four games of 2013. His 33 receptions in the first four games were the most in the NFC and ranked third behind Andre Johnson (34) and Julian Edelman (34) for the League lead during that stretch. Placed on Injured Reserve October 10, 2013.

Career

In three seasons, Jones has established himself as one of the premier receivers in the NFL with 174 receptions for 2,737 yards (15.7 YPC) and 20 touchdowns, despite missing 11 games in 2013. Has established himself as one of the most explosive receivers in the NFL over the last three seasons as his 31 receptions over 25 yards rank tied for 12th and his 16.2 yard per reception average ranks 14th during that span. Since 2011, his 80.5 receiving yards per game rank seventh in the NFL. Additionally, he is one of 20 players to average more than five catches per game during that span. His 20 touchdown receptions are tied the 19th most in the NFL over the last three seasons. Has scored five touchdowns of 60+ yards and seventh touchdowns of 40-or-more yards in his career. Has posted 11 100-yard games and three games with 10-or-more catches in his career. Built on the success of his impressive rookie campaign to earn his first career Pro Bowl selection in 2012. Set career-highs with 79 receptions for 1,198 yards and 10 touchdowns. Posted four 100-yard games and two multi-touchdown games in 2012. In 2012, teamed up with WR Roddy White to form one of the NFL’s top receiving tandems posting an NFL-best 2,549 yards on 171 catches with 17 touchdowns. Had the best game of his career, catching 11 passes for 182 yards with two touchdowns in the NFC Championship Game against San Francisco (1/20/13). Set a Falcons franchise-record for the most receiving yards in a playoff game vs. San Francisco (1/20/13), topping Alfred Jenkins who posted 155 yards against the Cowboys in the NFC Divisional Playoff round in 1981. Tied White’s club postseason record of 11 catches In the NFC Championship game against San Francisco (1/10/13). White caught 11 passes in Atlanta’s Wild Card game at Arizona following the 2008 season. Posted the first 100-yard playoff game by a Falcons receiver since WR Tony Martin posted 129 yards on five catches at Minnesota (1/17/99) in the NFC Championship game. Became the sixth Falcon receiver to post 100-plus receiving yards in a postseason game. Joined White to become the first Falcons teammates to post 1,000 receiving yards in the same season since WR Tony Martin (1,181) and Terance Mathis (1,136) each accomplished that feat in 1998. Posted the best season by a Falcons rookie receiver in 2011 after notching 54 receptions for 959 yards and eight touchdowns. Recorded more yards and touchdowns than any Falcons rookie before him and only Shawn Collins caught more passes in his first season when he pulled down 58 balls in 1989. Earned NFL Rookie of the Month honors for December/January after catching 24 passes for 461 yards and six touchdowns in the final five games of the regular season in 2011. Posted back-to-back 100-yard games at Tampa Bay in Week 3 and at Seattle in Week 4. Became the first Falcons rookie since Alfred Jenkins in 1975 to accomplish that feat and the first NFL rookie to do so since DeSean Jackson in 2008. Recorded five receptions for 71 yards in his NFL debut against Chicago (9/11/11), including a team-long 32-yard reception. Set career-highs in receptions (11) and receiving yards (127) and recorded his second-consecutive 100-yard receiving game at Seattle (10/2/11). Became the first Falcons rookie to record 11 receptions in a game when he posted 11 catches for 127 yards at Seattle in Week 4. Became the first rookie to post 11-or-more catches in a game since Denver’s Eddie Royal in 2008. Hauled in three passes for 131 yards, including his first two career touchdowns, and added two carries for 33 yards at Indianapolis (11/6/11). Registered 104 yards and two touchdowns on three catches, including a long reception of 75 yards, at Carolina (12/11/11). Logged eight catches for 128 yards, including his third consecutive game with a touchdown, at New Orleans (12/26/11). Notched his third multi-touchdown game of the season after recording four catches for 76 yards and two scores vs. Tampa Bay (1/1/11).

Extra Points

Participated as a celebrity waiter for the 4th annual Huddle Up for Miracles hosted by Head Coach Mike Smith at 103 West in Atlanta to benefit Children’s Miracle Network. In 2011, a participant in the Atlanta Falcons Rookie Club sponsored by UnitedHealthcare of Georgia, this program gives the players the opportunity to take part in several charitable events.

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. His 179 receptions rank second all-time at Alabama, while his 2,653 receiving yards rank second in school history and his 15 touchdowns are tied for fourth in Crimson Tide annals. In 2010, garnered second-team All-American honors and was a first-team All-Southeastern Conference selection. 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. Started all 13 games and led the Tide with 78 receptions for 1,133 yards (14.53 avg.) and seven touchdowns as a junior in 2010. Also added 135 yards with two scores on eight carries on the ground. Set a single-season school record with 78 receptions, breaking D.J. Hall’s previous mark of 67 set in 2007. As a junior, set a new school record with 1,133 receiving yards, breaking Hall’s mark of 1,056 yards set in 2006. Earned Freshman All-American first-team honors from the Football Writers Association of America and Sporting News.

Personal

Attended Foley High School (AL), playing football for head coach Todd Watson where he was regarded as the nation’s top receiver by Rivals.com, Scout.com and SuperPrep. He was also named the top high school player in the country by Sports Illustrated and Takkle.com. Concluded his prep career with 194 catches for 3,287 yards (16.94 avg.) with 43 touchdowns while adding three rushing touchdowns, two kickoff-return touchdowns, two punt-return touchdowns and two fumble returns for scores. 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. 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. Was named “Mr. Football” and Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Alabama…All-American choice by Parade Magazine, USA Today, EA Sports and Scout.com in 2007. Is a two-time recipient 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. Credits his mother, Queen Mavin, as the largest influence in his life as she never let him quit at anything. His given name is Quintorris Jones.

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