On March 17, 2022, DJ Jones signed a three-year, $30 million contract with the Denver Broncos.
Jones was widely pursued in football by universities all around the United States after having a strong senior year. At the Scooba, Mississippi-based East Mississippi Community Collegiate, where the 2016 Netflix documentary “Last Chance U” was filmed, Jones started his college career.
Jones was a two-year starter who assisted East Mississippi in winning two NJCAA national championships and a perfect 24-0 record during his two seasons. Jones’s full name is David Oliver Jones.
He was born on January 19, 1995. He is an American football nose tackle for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ole Miss. Jones was drafted by the 49ers in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
In the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, Jones was selected by the San Francisco 49ers as the 198th overall pick. Jones is a dependable stopper of the run and a key cog in the defensive line rotation.
His grade against the run has increased each season, from 57.5 as a rookie to 63.9 in 2018, according to the analytical website Pro Football Focus, indicating that he has become better every year.
In 2017 and 2018, he participated in 13 and 22 per cent, respectively, of defensive snaps. On October 27, 2019, Jones sacked Kyle Allen of the Carolina Panthers for the first time in his career.
What Is DJ Jones’s Nationality: Where Is DJ Jones From?
He is an American who comes from Greenville, South Carolina.