Players

Julio Jones
WR #11
Height:
6-3
Weight:
220
Age:
27
College:
Alabama
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2015):

REC
136
YDS
1,871
AVG
13.8
TDS
8
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 414 6,201 15 81 34 14 94 6.7 19 0 8 4
2015 ATL 16 16 136 1,871 13.8 70T 8 -- -- -- -- -- 3 1
2014 ATL 15 15 104 1,593 15.3 79 6 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

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Biography

Transactions

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

2014 (Falcons)

Had another impressive season during his 15 starts he recorded 104 catches, which was good enough for third best in the NFL. He also recorded 1,593 receiving yards, which was also third best in the NFL, along with six touchdowns. His impressive numbers earned him his second trip to the Pro Bowl. Caught nine passes for 161 yards and two touchdowns, which was the second best game of his career vs. Tampa Bay (9/18). Caught 11 passes, which tied a previous career high, for 105 yards, also his third 100 receiving yard game of the season at New York Giants (10/5). Caught 10 passes for a career-high 189 yards. Also caught a 32-yard touchdown pass, which was his fifth of the season vs. Arizona (11/30). Had another career high game with 11 receptions for 259 yards and a touchdown. His 259 receiving yards were a franchise record, and the best performance by any receiver this season. Jones also set a franchise record for single season receiving yards with 1,428 yards at Green Bay (12/8). Recorded his third straight 100-yard game, with 107 receiving yards and seven receptions at New Orleans (12/21).

Transactions

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

2014 (Falcons)

Had another impressive season during his 15 starts he recorded 104 catches, which was good enough for third best in the NFL. He also recorded 1,593 receiving yards, which was also third best in the NFL, along with six touchdowns. His impressive numbers earned him his second trip to the Pro Bowl. Caught nine passes for 161 yards and two touchdowns, which was the second best game of his career vs. Tampa Bay (9/18). Caught 11 passes, which tied a previous career high, for 105 yards, also his third 100 receiving yard game of the season at New York Giants (10/5). Caught 10 passes for a career-high 189 yards. Also caught a 32-yard touchdown pass, which was his fifth of the season vs. Arizona (11/30). Had another career high game with 11 receptions for 259 yards and a touchdown. His 259 receiving yards were a franchise record, and the best performance by any receiver this season. Jones also set a franchise record for single season receiving yards with 1,428 yards at Green Bay (12/8). Recorded his third straight 100-yard game, with 107 receiving yards and seven receptions at New Orleans (12/21).

Career

In five seasons, Jones has established himself as one of the premier receivers in the NFL with 278 receptions for 4,330 yards (15.6 YPC) and 26 touchdowns, while playing in 49 games. Established himself as one of the most explosive receivers in the NFL over the last five seasons as his 42 receptions over 25 yards rank ninth and his 15.6 yard per reception average ranks 12th during that span. Since 2011, his 88.4 receiving yards per game rank second in the NFL. Additionally, his 5.7 catches per game rank seventh in the League during that span. His 26 touchdown receptions are tied for the 17th most in the NFL over the last five seasons. Has scored five touchdowns of 60+ yards and eight touchdowns of 40-or-more yards in his career. Has posted 19 100-yard games and six games with 10-or-more catches in his career. 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 in 2013. Led the NFL in receptions and yards prior to his injury. 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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