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Felix Jones
RB #23
Height:
5-10
Weight:
215
College:
Arkansas
Hometown:
Tulsa, OK
Experience:
7
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 80 617 7.7 2,912 4.7 36.4 11 60 139 22.5 16 6 8
2013 PIT 16 48 3 184 3.8 11.5 0 14 9 18.8 0 0 1
2012 DAL 16 111 6.9 402 3.6 25.1 3 22T 23 20.7 1 0 1
2011 DAL 12 127 10.6 575 4.5 47.9 1 40 27 21.3 4 1 3
2010 DAL 16 185 11.6 800 4.3 50 1 34 44 23.8 3 0 1
2009 DAL 14 116 8.3 685 5.9 48.9 3 56 24 20.7 5 4 2
2008 DAL 6 30 5 266 8.9 44.3 3 60T 12 40 3 1 0
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 80 136 1,125 8.3 14.1 71 3 13 1 46 3
2013 PIT 16 9 63 7 3.9 15 0 0 0 2 0
2012 DAL 16 25 262 10.5 16.4 39 2 3 0 10 0
2011 DAL 12 33 221 6.7 18.4 27 0 1 0 13 2
2010 DAL 16 48 450 9.4 28.1 71T 1 7 1 16 1
2009 DAL 14 19 119 6.3 8.5 30 0 2 0 5 0
2008 DAL 6 2 10 5 1.7 7 0 0 0 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 80 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 PIT 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 DAL 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 DAL 12 -- 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 DAL 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 DAL 14 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 DAL 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 80 13 8 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2013 PIT 16 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2012 DAL 16 2 2 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2011 DAL 12 5 2 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 1 0 0
2010 DAL 16 2 1 0 3 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2009 DAL 14 3 2 -- 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2008 DAL 6 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 80 87 2,044 23.5 98 1 56 7 0 2
2013 PIT 16 23 510 22.2 42 0 16 2 0 0
2012 DAL 16 11 236 21.5 29 0 7 0 0 1
2011 DAL 12 7 186 26.6 69 0 5 1 0 0
2010 DAL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 DAL 14 30 678 22.6 41 0 17 2 0 1
2008 DAL 6 16 434 27.1 98 1 11 2 0 0

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Biography

PRO (78-25/2-0): Felix Jones was traded to the Steelers from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for LB Adrian Robinson on August 23, 2013…signed as an unrestricted free agent (Dallas Cowboys) with the Eagles on May 14, 2013…placed on the Cowboys’ Reserve/Injured List with a toe injury on November 26, 2008…originally drafted by the Cowboys in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

PRO (78-25/2-0): Felix Jones was traded to the Steelers from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for LB Adrian Robinson on August 23, 2013…signed as an unrestricted free agent (Dallas Cowboys) with the Eagles on May 14, 2013…placed on the Cowboys’ Reserve/Injured List with a toe injury on November 26, 2008…originally drafted by the Cowboys in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

2013 (14-2): Felix Jones has played in all 14 games, making two starts…has four kickoff returns of 30+ yards this season.

  • 9/8 vs. Tennessee: Saw action at running back and on special teams in his Steelers’ debut.
  • 9/16 at Cincinnati: Started his first career game as a Steeler…led the team in carries (10), rushing yards (37) and rushing long (14).
  • 9/29 vs. Minnesota (London): Saw action at running back and on special teams…recorded season-highs in kickoff returns (4) and kickoff return yards (92).
  • 10/13 at N.Y. Jets: Recorded a season-long 15-yard reception from WR Antonio Brown.
  • 10/20 vs. Baltimore: Recorded a 42-yard kickoff return to set the Steelers up at their own 40-yard line…the drive resulted in a field goal to take a 10-3 lead…marked his 14th career kickoff return of 30+ yards and third this season…marked the fourth-longest kickoff return of his career and longest as a Steeler.
  • 10/27 at Oakland: Had a season-high 20 receiving yards.
  • 11/3 at New England: Recorded a 40-yard kickoff, his 15th career kickoff return of 30+ yards and fourth this season.

2012 (16-7): Played in all 16 games, making seven starts…had 111 carries for 402 yards with three rushing touchdowns…added 25 receptions for 262 yards and a career-high two receiving touchdowns…9/16 at Seattle: Recorded a season-high 109 kickoff return yards…10/14 at Baltimore: Recorded season highs in rushes (18), rushing yards (92) and rushing long (22t)…11/4 at Atlanta: Recorded a season-high 70 receiving yards, including a season-long 39-yarder...11/11 at Philadelphia: Recorded 71 rushing yards on 16 carries…added three receptions for 22 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown reception…11/22 vs. Washington: Recorded 47 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown, a 10-yarder.

2011 (12-8): Played in 12 games, making a career-high eight starts…missed four games (Weeks 7-10) due to an ankle injury…finished second on the team with 575 rushing yards on 127 carries with one rushing touchdown…9/11 at N.Y. Jets: Led the team with 44 rushing yards…scored on a one-yard run in the fourth quarter…9/26 vs. Washington: Recorded a career-high 115 rushing yards, his second career 100-yard game…added three receptions for 40 yards…12/4 at Arizona: Had three kickoff returns for 112 yards, including a season-long 69-yarder…12/11 vs. N.Y. Giants: Recorded his third career 100-yard rushing game (106 yards)…12/17 at Tampa Bay: Tied his career high with 22 carries for 108 yards…marked his fourth career 100-yard rushing game in the regular season and the first time in his career that he recorded 100-yard rushing games in back-to-back weeks.

2010 (16-7): Played in all 16 games, making seven starts…led the team with 800 rushing yards on 185 carries, both career bests…added one rushing touchdown…set career highs in receptions (48), receiving yards (450) and added one receiving touchdown…led the team with a career-high 1,250 all-purpose yards…10/10 vs. Tennessee: Led the team with a then career-high 109 rushing yards…marked his first career 100-yard rushing game...marked the first time in Cowboys history that the team had a 100-yard rusher and 400-yard passer in the same game (Jones, 109 and Romo, 406)…10/17 at Minnesota: Recorded a career-high 10 receptions for 61 yards…11/14 vs. N.Y. Giants: Recorded a career-high 85 receiving yards, including a career-long 71-yard touchdown reception…12/5 at Indianapolis: Recorded a career-high 22 attempts for 83 yards…12/12 vs. Philadelphia: Recorded his first rushing touchdown of the season, a three-yarder in the third quarter…12/25 at Arizona: Led the team with 77 rushing yards…1/2 at Philadelphia: Led the team with 81 rushing yards.

2009 (14-1/2-0): Saw action in 14 games with one start…also saw action in both postseason contests…missed Weeks 4 and 5 due to a knee injury…totaled 685 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns…added 19 receptions for 119 yards and 30 kickoff returns for 678 yards…9/20 vs. N.Y. Giants: Totaled 96 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown, a seven-yarder in the fourth quarter…added six kickoff returns for 134 yards…9/28 vs. Carolina: Made his first career start…recorded 94 rushing yards before injuring his knee in the third quarter…was inactive for the next two games…11/26 vs. Oakland: Led the team with 68 rushing yards…scored on a 46-yard touchdown run…12/19 at New Orleans: Totaled 58 rushing yards and 90 kickoff return yards…1/3 vs. Philadelphia: Recorded 91 rushing yards on a season-high 15 carries…scored on a 49-yard touchdown run…NFC Wild Card Game 1/9 vs. Philadelphia: Recorded postseason highs in rushes (16) and rushing yards (148)…scored on a 73-yard run, the longest run of his career (regular season and postseason)…marked his first career 100-yard rushing game in the postseason and became just the eighth Cowboy to record 100 rushing yards in a postseason game…NFC Divisional Playoff 1/17 at Minnesota: Finished with 69 rushing yards and 22 receiving yards.

2008 (6-0): Played in six games in his rookie season…suffered a hamstring injury at Arizona (10/12) and was inactive for the next five games…placed on the team’s Reserve/Injured List due to a toe injury on November 26, 2008…9/7 at Cleveland: Rushed for 62 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown run in his NFL debut…9/15 vs. Philadelphia: Returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown…recorded 247 return yards, which is a team record for a single game…9/21 at Green Bay: Scored on a 60-yard touchdown run…became the first rookie in team history to score a touchdown in his first three career games…10/5 vs. Cincinnati: Recorded 96 rushing yards, including a 33-yard fourth-down rushing touchdown…10/12 at Arizona: Left the game in the third quarter due to a hamstring injury…was inactive for the next five games…placed on the team’s Reserve/Injured List with a toe injury on November 26, 2008.

COLLEGE: Felix Jones saw action in 38 games with 11 starts…rushed for 2,956 yards and 20 touchdowns on 386 carries…was part of a backfield that had two other players get drafted (Darren McFadden and Peyton Hillis) in 2008…amassed 5,099 all-purpose yards, joining McFadden as the only players in school history to eclipse 5,000 all-purpose yards…his career 7.7 yards per carry average was second in NCAA history…joined Mike Rozier and Reggie Bush as the only backs to average over 7.0 yards per carry with a minimum of 350 attempts…added 39 receptions for 383 yards and three receiving touchdowns…returned 62 kickoffs for 1,749 yards, four of them going for touchdowns…left as the NCAA’s ninth-ranked kickoff returner with a career average of 28.2 yards per return…majored in kinesiology with an emphasis in teaching. 2007: Ranked fifth in the SEC with an average of 89.4 rushing yards per game…was part of a backfield that finished fourth in the nation in rushing yards per game (286.5)…named SEC Special Teams Player of the Year, averaging 29.6 yards per kickoff return…had 22 returns for a school record 652 yards with two touchdowns…finished second in the SEC with 1,990 all-purpose yards (third-most in school history), averaging 153.1 yards per game…finished fourth in the nation with an average of 29.6 yards per kickoff return…added 16 receptions for 176 yards. 2006: Named All-SEC first team…named second-team by the league’s coaches and AP…became the eighth running back in school history to rush for 1,000 yards in a single season…his 1,168 yards ranked eighth in school history...added four rushing touchdowns…was part of a backfield that finished fourth in the nation in rushing yards per game (228.5)…recorded 15 receptions for 107 yards with three receiving touchdowns…returned 23 kickoffs for 554 yards with one that was returned for a touchdown…became just the second player in school history to record multiple 100-yard kickoff return for touchdowns…ranked third in the SEC with 1,829 all-purpose yards. 2005: Became the first freshman in school history to earn first-team All-America honors, when CollegeFootballNews.com named him as a kickoff return specialist…second-team All-SEC pick by the league’s coaches…earned SEC All-Freshman honors as a kick returner…finished second in the nation with a 31.9-yard kickoff return average…rushed for 626 yards with three touchdowns…tied for first in the SEC with teammate Darren McFadden with a 6.3 yards per attempt average…became just the second player in school history to record multiple 100-yard rushing games as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Felix Jones Attended Booker T. Washington High School (Tulsa, Okla.)…named Tulsa World Player of the Year following his senior season, where he rushed for 2,282 yards and 48 rushing touchdowns…led his squad to a 13-1 record and appearance in the 5A state championship game, where he ran for 166 yards and three rushing touchdowns…also lettered in basketball and track…earned the state championship in the long jump (22.1) and also participated 4x100, 100-meter and high jump…son of Felix Jones, Sr. and Debra Jones…has two older brothers, Alex and Andrew, and one younger sister, Felicia.

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