PRO: Signed by Buffalo to the team’s 53-man roster from Green Bay’s practice squad on September 22, 2009… originally entered the NFL as a fifth round (162nd overall) draft choice by the Packers in 2009
COLLEGE: Started 38 career games, 19 at left tackle, 11 at right tackle and eight at left guard in his final year… became a starter at right tackle late in his redshirt freshman season in 2005… made the transition to left tackle midway through the following year and then started every game at left tackle in 2007
PERSONAL: Graduated with a degree in sport and entertainment management. … Played high school football at Hillcrest (Simpsonville, S.C.) High School… was an all-conference defensive end in his senior year… played offensive tackle as a junior after spending the first two years of his prep career at Southside (Simpsonville, S.C.) High School.... also lettered in basketball one year… participated in South Carolina’s ‘Children’s Chance’ program, which involved visiting and playing with children with cancer.
COMMUNITY: In 2009, Jamon participated in the Toyota Rookie Club appearing at numerous community events throughout Western New York and Southern Ontario. The Toyota Rookie Club helps the franchises newest players become more involved in the Western New York community. Each month, Jamon and all first year players did one community appearance as a group. The Toyota Rookie Club events included a visit to Dave & Buster’s to play video games and host a pizza party with pediatric cancer patients hosted by Brian Moorman’s PUNT Foundation, a visit to the Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute Panthers in Toronto, Ontario to discuss the importance of sport and activity with the student-athletes and to present the football team with $3,000 in new equipment for the school’s football program, and a trip to the Northwest Buffalo Community Center in November 2009 where the Rookie Club Members served Thanksgiving Dinner to approximately 300 children and families. In addition to serving food, the players introduced themselves to the community members during a brief ceremony, sat and ate with them, and signed autographs.
The final Rookie Club appearance of 2009 took place at the Annual Bills Holiday Party. The Rookie Club and Bills veterans hosted nearly 100 children from a number of different local community organizations. The Annual Holiday Party gives children from the organizations an opportunity to celebrate the holidays with the Bills players, Jills cheerleaders, Billy Buffalo, and Santa Claus. The children received a holiday dinner, pictures and autographs and gifts from a wish list that they had previously submitted.