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Derrick Jones
DE #65
Height:
6-4
Weight:
315
College:
Grand Valley State
Experience:
1

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Bio

PRO:  Originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent...Signed by the Falcons as a free agent on October 1, 2007 and placed on practice squad...Promoted to Falcons' active roster on December 26, 2007 and played regular season finale vs. Seattle...Signed to Titans practice squad December 9, 2008.

PRO: 
Originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent...Signed by the Falcons as a free agent on October 1, 2007 and placed on practice squad...Promoted to Falcons' active roster on December 26, 2007 and played regular season finale vs. Seattle...Signed to Titans practice squad December 9, 2008.

2008:
• Tennessee practice squad

2007:
• Spent seven weeks on Falcons practice squad before being promoted to active roster on Dec. 26, 2007 and saw game action in season finale against Seahawks.

COLLEGE:
Named first-team All-GLIAC and second-team Daktronics All-Northwest Region at Grand Valley State...Totaled 61 total tackles during his senior season and recorded a team-high 17.5 tackles for loss.  Also led the team in sacks...Earned his first varsity letter during his junior season after totaling nine tackles and two sacks...Attended Victor Valley College and was first-team All-Foothills Conference selection from 2002-2003...Majored in Movement Science at Grand Valley State.

PERSONAL:
Attended Silver Valley High School and lettered in football and track and field...Was named All-C.I.F.  and All-Desert Mountain League as a senior.

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