Player Bio

Christian Jones
LB #59
Height:
6-3
Weight:
248
Age:
24
College:
Florida State
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

TCKL
8
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 69 42 27 2.0 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2014 CHI 16 5 69 42 27 2.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Enters second NFL season finishing third on the Bears in both defensive tackles (98) and special teams tackles (11) in 2014 rookie season… Appeared in 16 contests with 5 starts, adding 2 sacks, 2 TFLs, 4 QB pressures and 1 fumble recovery… Made NFL debut on September 7, 2014 versus Buffalo and first career start on October 12, 2014 at Atlanta.
PRO CAREER: Enters second NFL season finishing third on the Bears in both defensive tackles (98) and special teams tackles (11) in 2014 rookie season… Appeared in 16 contests with 5 starts, adding 2 sacks, 2 TFLs, 4 QB pressures and 1 fumble recovery… Made NFL debut on September 7, 2014 versus Buffalo and first career start on October 12, 2014 at Atlanta.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Chicago (5/11/14). SIGNED through 2016

2014 SEASON: Saw action in all 16 contests in rookie season for Chicago, making 5 starts (Games 6, 8 & 14-16), finishing third on the team with  98 tackles - including 2 sacks and 2 additional TFLs… Added 4 QB pressures and 1 fumble recovery on defense… Finished third on the team with 11 special teams tackles… Had 3 double-digit tackle contests, pacing the Bears in tackles in each of those games (10/26 at NE, 12/15 vs. NO and 12/21 vs. DET). GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-5

COLLEGE CAREER: Started 40-of-54 games at FSU, accounting for 225 tackles, 8 sacks, 17 TFLs, 2 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery and 1 pass deflection… Moved to strong-side LB position in the latter half of his senior season, helping FSU to National Championship while contributing to the nation’s top-ranked scoring defense (12.1 ppg) and third-ranked total defense (281.4 ypg)… Started all 14 games at weakside linebacker his junior season, leading the team in tackles with 95 stops, helping Florida State’s defense lead the nation in yards allowed per play (3.86) and rank second nationally in total defense (254.14 ypg)… As a sophomore, was named a starter at strong-side linebacker and finished second on the team in tackles (56) after starting all 13 games… Was voted one of three Mr. Versatiles at the FSU annual awards banquet… Saw action in all 14 games as a true freshman on special teams and some spot duty at linebacker… Recipient of the Devaughn Darling Award, given to the top freshman on the defense.

PERSONAL: Played high school football at Lake Howell… Five-star linebacker by multiple outlets… Father Willie Jones, Sr. starred for Florida State at defensive end, a position also played by his brother Willie Jones, Jr… Collected 126 tackles, including 12 for losses and 4 sacks as a senior and finished three-year Lake Howell career with 326 tackles… Participated in the Under Armour All-Star Game.

Recent Articles

  • Christian Jones making major strides

    Posted Dec 23, 2014

    One of the bright spots during a dismal Bears season has been the development of rookie linebacker Christian Jones, who led the team in tackles each of the past two games.

  • Christian Jones fueled by draft snub

    Posted May 18, 2014

    Christian Jones will never forget the disappointment he felt when he was not selected in the draft. But the ex-Florida State linebacker feels fortunate to have a chance to make the Bears roster.

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