Deacon Jones

United States

Football

B: December 9, 1938
D: June 3, 2013

Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

One of the greatest football players of all-time, Jones was the "Secretary of Defense" with the Rams' "Fearsome Foursome." Amazingly, he was a 14th round pick by the Rams out of Mississippi Vocational College. He appeared in eight Pro Bowls (1964-'70, '72) and was selected as the N.F.L. Defensive Player of the Year in 1967 and '68. Jones played for the Rams from 1961-'71, the San Diego Chargers for two years, before finishing his career with the Washington Redskins for a season. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility in 1980. Jones died at age 74 from natural causes.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1978 Preliminary 3
3
26 1/2
$5,150
N/A
1978 Final
10
11
$3,300
None
1980 Preliminary 2
3
N/A
N/A
N/A
1980 Final

12

2 1/2

$1,000

None
TOTALS
40
$9,450
0

PERSONAL BESTS
Tennis
5th
1980 Final
Swimming - 50 Yards
46.13
1978 Final
Weight Lifting
200
1978 Final
1980 Final
Bowling - 2 games
316
1978 Final
Golf - closest to the pin
2' 8"
1978 Final
Points Scored
26 1/2
1978 Preliminary 3


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