Calvin Jones (running back)

Calvin D'Wayne Jones (born November 27, 1970) is a former American football running back. He played for the Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders and the Green Bay Packers. In his only season with the Packers, he won Super Bowl XXXI against the New England Patriots. He collegiately played for Nebraska Cornhuskers in the NCAA.

In the NFL, Calvin Jones played with the Raiders for two years. He ran for 112 yards on 27 carries in 2 seasons. He spent his final season with Green Bay.[1]

Jones rushed for 3,166 yards and scored 20 rushing touchdowns from 1990–1993 for the University of Nebraska. He played I-back under the direction of head coach Dr. Tom Osborne. Jones' single season high was 1,210 rushing yards in 1992.[2]

His best single game performance came as a redshirt freshman on November 9, 1991 against Kansas when Jones ran the ball 27 times for 294 yards and scored on a 69-yard touchdown run. He had six touchdowns that day.[3]

In 1991, Jones led the nation with an incredible 8.3 yards per carry.

Jones played with the Omaha Beef in 2000.[4]

Calvin Jones
No. 27, 44
Position:Halfback
Personal information
Born:November 27, 1970 (age 48)
Omaha, Nebraska
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Omaha Central
(Omaha, Nebraska)
College:Nebraska
NFL Draft:1994 / Round: 3 / Pick: 80
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing Yards:112
Average:4.1
Rushing TDs:0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Statistics

Jones' stats for the Nebraska Cornhuskers
Rushing Receiving
YEAR ATT YDS AVG LNG TD NO. YDS AVG LNG TD
1990 Redshirt
1991 108 900 8.3 69 14 3 25 8.3 17 0
1992 168 1,210 7.2 90 14 14 162 11.6 41 1
1993 185 1,056 5.6 64 12 7 117 16.7 55 1
Totals 461 3,166 6.9 90 40 24 304 12.7 55 2

[5]

Jones' rushing stats in the NFL
Year Team ATT YDS AVG TD
1994 RAI 22 93 4.2 0
1995 OAK 5 19 3.8 0
1996 GNB 0 0 0.0 0
Totals 27 112 4.1 0

References

  1. ^ "Pro-Football-Reference.com - Calvin Jones". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  2. ^ "#44 Calvin Jones". Huskers.com. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  3. ^ "#44 Calvin Jones". Huskers.com. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Week eight IPFL Preview". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. May 25, 2000. Retrieved July 19, 2017.
  5. ^ "1993 Nebraska football statistics". HuskerMax.com. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
1994 Los Angeles Raiders season

The 1994 Los Angeles Raiders season was the franchise's 35th season overall, and the franchise's 25th season in the National Football League. They failed to improve on their 10-6 record from 1993 and missed the playoffs. The Raiders would return to their original home in Oakland the following season.

Calvin Jones

Calvin Jones may refer to:

Calvin Jones (running back) (born 1970), American football running back

Calvin Jones (cornerback) (born 1951), American football cornerback

Calvin Jones (physician) (1775–1846), North Carolina physician and co-founder of the North Carolina Medical Society

Calvin Jones (musician) (1929–2004), American trombonist, bassist, pianist, bandleader, composer and educator

Calvin "Fuzz" Jones (1926–2010), American blues bassist

Cal Jones (1933–1956), American football offensive guard

Calvin Jones (baseball) (born 1963), retired Major League Baseball pitcher

Calvin Jones (composer) (born 1966), American composer

Calvin B. Jones (1934–2010), afrocentric visual artist

USA Today All-USA high school football team (1982–89)

USA Today named its first All-USA high school football team in 1982. The newspaper has named a team every year since 1982.In addition, two members of the team are named the USA Today High School Offensive Player and Defensive Player of the Year, respectively. The newspaper also selects a USA Today High School Football Coach of the Year.This article contains the teams from 1982 through 1989.

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