Julio Jones Biography

Julio Jones

Quick Facts Of Julio Jones

Celebrated Name Julio Jones
Age 30 Years
Nick Name Julio Jones
Birth Name Quintorris Lopez Jones
Birth Date 1989-02-08
Gender Male
Profession Rugby Player
Place Of Birth Foley, Alabama, United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Mother Queen Marvin
Brothers Phillip
Education Foley High School, Foley, Alabam
Position Wide receiver
Height 1.91 m ( 6 feet and 3 inches )
Weight 100 kg (220 lbs)
Body Build/Type Athletic
Net Worth $ 25 million (estimated)
Awards SEC Freshman of the Year (2008)
Famous For BCS national champion (2009)

Quintorris Lopez Jones, professionally known as Julio Jones is an American football player. He plays as a wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL. The Falcons drafted him sixth overall in the 2011 NFL Draft. He helped the Falcon to reach Super Bowl LI, where they lost to the New England Patriots. He has been named to Pro Bowl six times. He played college football at the University of Alabama. 

What is Julio Jones Famous For?

  • BCS national champion (2009)
  • SEC champion (2009)
  • SEC Freshman of the Year (2008)
  • Led the Atlanta Falcons to the Super Bowl LI.

Julio Jones Early Life

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Where was Julio Jones Born?

Julio Jones was born on 8 February 1989. His birth name is Quintorris Lopez Jones. His birth place is in Foley, Alabama in the United States. He holds American nationality. His mother is Queen Marvin. His father left the family when he was 5 years old. He has a brother, Phillip. He belongs to Black ethnicity.

He attended Foley High School in Foley, Alabama. He played wide receiver and defensive end for the Lions high school football team. Besides football, he was a starter on the basketball team. He was also a standout track athlete. He was the state champion in the long jump and triple jump in both 2006 and 2007. He was the state champion in the high jump during the 2007 indoor season. He was named All-county selection in 2005, 2006, and 2007. He also competed as a sprinter in 2008. 

Rivals.com rated Jones as a five-star recruit and was listed as the No. 1 wide receiver in the nation in 2008. After high school, he committed to play for the University of Alabama. 

Julio Jones College

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College Career

He became the first true freshman wide receiver to start in a season opener for the Crimson Tide. 

He finished his freshman regular season with 58 receptions, 924 yards, and 4 touchdowns. 

He was named SEC Freshman of the Year in 2008 and was named to Second-team All-SEC as well. 

He was voted to All-SEC Coaches' Football Team (First team). 

He finished his sophomore year with 43 receptions, 596 yards, and 4 touchdowns in a regular season. 

The Crimson Tide won the SEC Championship in 2009 and later defeated the Texas Longhorns to win the 2010 BCS National Championship. It was the Crimson Tide's undefeated season. 

He finished his junior regular season with record 78 receptions, 1,133 yards, and 7 touchdowns. 

He was named to First-Team All-SEC in 2010.

He played his final Crimson Tide game in the 2011 Capital One Bowl against Michigan State. 

He finished Alabama career with 179 receptions, 2,653 yards, and 15 touchdowns. 

He decided to forego his senior season to enter the 2011 NFL Draft. 

Julio Jones NFL

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NFL Career

The Atlanta Falcons selected Jones with the 6th pick in the 1st round of the 2011 NFL Draft. 

He signed a four-year contract with the Falcons worth $16.2 million on 28 July 2011. 

He made his NFL debut against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. 

He finished his rookie season with 54 receptions, 959 yards, and 8 touchdowns. He led all rookies in touchdown receptions and ranked second among rookies in yards and touchdowns.

He was named to the NFL All-Rookie Team for the 2011 season.

He made his playoff debut against the New York Giants. 

He finished his second season with 79 receptions, 1,198 yards, and 10 touchdowns.

The Falcons went on to lose to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship.

He was named to his career-first Pro Bowl following his successful 2012 season.

Julio Jones Number

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He sustained foot injury in the Week 4 game against the New York Jets in October 2013. The fracture on his foot kept Jones out for the rest of the season.

Thus, he finished the 2013 season with 41 receptions, 580 yards, and 2 touchdowns. 

He finished the 2014 season with 104 receptions, 1,593 yards, and 6 touchdowns.

He signed a 5-year contract extension worth $71.5 million, with $47 million guaranteed with the Falcons on 29 August 2015. 

He finished the 2015 season with 136 receptions, 1,871 yards, and 8 touchdowns. 

His 1,871 yards in the 2015 season became a Franchise record and the second-highest in NFL history.

He finished the 2016 season with 83 receptions, 1,409 yards, and 6 touchdowns.

The Falcons defeated Seahawks in the Divisional Round and Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship to reach the Super Bowl LI.

The Falcons lost Super Bowl LI to the New England Patriots in overtime by a score of 34-28.

He finished the 2017 season with 88 receptions, 1,444 yards, and 3 touchdowns.

He finished the 2018 season with 113 receptions, 1,677 yards, and 8 touchdowns. 

Julio Jones Current Team

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NFL records

Seasons with 1,600 yards receiving (2, tied with Marvin Harrison, Torry Holt, Antonio Brown, and Calvin Johnson)

Most games with 250+ yards receiving (3)

Most games with 300+ yards receiving (1, tied with Jim Benton, Cloyce Box, Stephone Paige, Flipper Anderson, and Calvin Johnson)

Most seasons with 100+ yards per game (5)

Fastest to 7,000 career receiving yards (72 games)

Fastest to 9,000 career receiving yards (95 games)

Fastest to 10,000 career receiving yards (104 games)

Consecutive seasons with 1,400+ yards receiving (5)

Consecutive seasons with 1,500+ yards receiving (2, tied with Marvin Harrison, Andre Johnson, Calvin Johnson, and Antonio Brown)

Fewest games to record 500 career receptions (80, tied with Anquan Boldin)

Most 100+ yard games in his first 8 seasons (52)

Most receiving yards in first 100 games: 9,618

Most receiving yards per game average, career: 96.7

Most receiving yards in a single game against the Carolina Panthers (300)

Most receiving yards in a single game against the Green Bay Packers (259)

Most receiving yards in a single game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (253)

Atlanta Falcons franchise records

Most receiving yards in a single game: 300 (2016)

Most receptions in a single season: 136 (2015)

Most receiving yards in a single season: 1,871 (2015)

Most 100+ receiving yard games in a single season: 10 (2018)

Julio Jones Stats

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Honors

6 times Pro Bowl selections (2012, 2014–2018)

2 times First-team All-Pro (2015, 2016)

2 times Second-team All-Pro (2017, 2018)

2 times NFL receiving yards leader (2015, 2018)

NFL receptions co-leader (2015)

NFC Offensive Player of the Month (September 2015)

2008 AP SEC Freshman of the Year

Sporting News SEC Freshman of the Year (2008)

Sporting News All-Freshman Team (2008)

AP Second Team All-SEC (2008)

SEC Coaches' All-Freshman Team (2008)

Preseason All-SEC Coaches Football Team (2009, 2010)

Playboy Preseason All-American Team (2009, 2010)

2009 SEC Championship

2010 BCS National Championship

AP All-SEC Team (2010)

Coaches' All-SEC Team (2010)

AP All-American Team (2010)

Julio Jones Records

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Who is Julio Jones Married to?

The popular NFL wide receiver Julio Jones has maintained a low profile regarding his personal life. He has maintained a private life. No rumors about his relationship have come to the limelight. Any news on his personal affairs will be updated soon. 

What are Julio Jones Body Measurements?

Julio Jones stands at a height of 1.91 m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a body weight of 220 lbs i.e. 100 kg. He has an athletic body build. 

Julio Jones Height

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What is Julio Jones Net Worth?

Julio Jones earns from his professional football career. He has been playing for the Atlanta Falcons since he was drafted by the Falcons in the 2011 NFL Draft. He extended his contract with the Falcons in August 2015 for $71.5 million. He had previously signed a $16.2 million rookie contract with the Falcons when he was drafted. His annual salary is reported at $14.1 million. His net worth is estimated at $25 million at present.

Did You Know?

  • He was named the 2006-07 Gatorade T&F Athlete of the Year in the state of Alabama.
  • He won the Mr. Alabama Track & Field athlete of the year in 2007.
  • He was the second wide receiver drafted in the 2011 NFL Draft.
  • He wears shirt number 11.

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