American football nose tackle David Oliver “D. J.” Jones is currently signed with the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.
Jones goes by his nickname, “D. J.” On January 19, 1995, Jones was brought into the world. He received his education at Ole Miss, where he was also a member of the school’s football team.
Jones was selected by the 49ers to become a member of their roster in the sixth round of the NFL Draft in 2017.
Jones played football at the university level while attending East Mississippi Community College and the University of Mississippi in Mississippi.
Both schools are located in Mississippi. Both 247sports.com and ESPN.com ranked him as the third-best junior college talent in the country on their respective websites.
During his time at Ole Miss, he played in a total of 25 games and started 15, during which time he racked up 70 tackles, 6.0 sacks, 8.5 tackles for loss, 1 interception, 1 forced fumble, 1 pass breakup, and 1 pass defence.
He also had 1 forced fumble. According to NFL.com, he had a maximum squat of 650 pounds, a maximum bench press of 440 pounds, and a maximum clean of 330 pounds.
His personal best cleaner and jerk was 330 pounds. Jones was taken by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, making him the 198th player overall to be selected.
When it comes to defending against the run, he is an absolute necessity for the defensive line rotation and a formidable opponent in his own right.
Before Jones suffered a significant ankle sprain during Week 14 of the 2019 season, he started 11 games throughout the course of the season.
Jones re-signed with the 49ers for another season on March 22, 2021, under the terms of a contract that was for one year.
How Old Is DJ Jones?
DJ Jones was born on January 19, 1995, in the United States of America, in the city of Greenville, South Carolina. At this point in time, he is 27 years old.