American football nose tackle David Oliver “D. J.” Jones presently competes for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.
Jones was born on January 19, 1995. He played college football as a student at Ole Miss. Jones was chosen by the San Francisco 49ers to play for their squad in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Jones played football at the University of Mississippi and East Mississippi Community College in Mississippi, respectively.
He was ranked as the third-best junior college player in the nation by two different sources, 247sports.com and ESPN.com.
He played in 25 games over the course of his two years at Ole Miss, starting 15, and finished with 70 tackles, 6.0 sacks, 8.5 tackles for loss, 1 interception, 1 forced fumble, 1 pass breakup, and 1 pass defence.
According to NFL.com, he had a maximum clean of 330 pounds, a squat of 650 pounds, and a bench press of 440 pounds. He could lift up to 330 pounds.
Jones was taken by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, coming in at 198th overall.
He is a dependable member of the defensive line rotation and a formidable opponent against the run. Throughout the 2019 season, Jones made 11 starts until suffering a significant ankle sprain in Week 14.
Jones renewed his one-year contract with the 49ers on March 22, 2021, for an additional season.
How Much Does DJ Jones Make?
Jones will receive a basic salary of $1,035,000 as well as a signing bonus of $8,965,000 in the year 2022. In addition, Jones will have a cap hit of $4,023,333 and a dead cap value of $20,000,000.