Player Bio

Christian Jones
LB #59
Height:
6-3
Weight:
240
Age:
24
College:
Florida State
Hometown:
Winter Park, FL
Experience:
2
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
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 BUF L 20-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @SF W 28-20 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @NYJ W 27-19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 GB L 17-38 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @CAR L 24-31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @ATL W 27-13 4 1 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 MIA L 14-27 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @NE L 23-51 10 2 8 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @GB L 14-55 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 MIN W 21-13 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 TB W 21-13 5 4 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
13 @DET L 17-34 6 2 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 DAL L 28-41 5 3 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 NO L 15-31 13 8 5 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 DET L 14-20 11 11 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @MIN L 9-13 7 6 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

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... Move led to career-best 8.0 TFLs to go along with 2 sacks... Led the team with 6 quarterback hurries, twice as many as any other Seminole... Had 56 tackles... Was tied for fourth on the team in TFLs (8.0) and tied for fourth in sacks (2.0)...  Contributed to the nation’s top-ranked scoring defense (12.1 ppg) and third-ranked total defense (281.4 ypg) during the Seminoles 2013 BCS Championship season...
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... Move led to career-best 8.0 TFLs to go along with 2 sacks... Led the team with 6 quarterback hurries, twice as many as any other Seminole... Had 56 tackles... Was tied for fourth on the team in TFLs (8.0) and tied for fourth in sacks (2.0)...  Contributed to the nation’s top-ranked scoring defense (12.1 ppg) and third-ranked total defense (281.4 ypg) during the Seminoles 2013 BCS Championship season... Started all 14 games at weakside linebacker his junior season... Led the team in tackles with 95 stops, which were seventh overall in the ACC... Accounted for the Seminoles’ only defensive score of the season in a road win at USF... Helped 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 who finished second on the team in tackles (56) after starting all 13 games... Also had 6 tackles for loss, 3 sacks and a team-high 2 forced fumbles on the season... Was voted one of three Mr. Versatiles at the FSU annual awards banquet… True freshman who saw action in all 14 games on special teams and some spot duty at linebacker... Registered 18 tackles (11 solo, seven assisted) and tallied 3 sacks and 3 tackles for loss... Also had a pass break up and a fumble recovery... Recipient of the Devaughn Darling Award, given to the top freshman on the defense... FSU legacy player whose father Willie Jones, Sr. starred for the `Noles at defensive end, a position also played by his brother Willie Jones, Jr... Carried a five-star rating by Rivals... Rivals ranked the Lake Howell star as the No. 2 outside linebacker in the country, the No. 2 prospect in Florida and the 20th-best player nationally... Scout.com listed him as a four-star prospect and the No. 5-rated outside linebacker in the country...ESPN ranked Jones as No. 2 outside linebacker and No. 27 prospect overall... SuperPrep All-America 290 had him listed as the No. 2 outside linebacker in the nation and No. 2 player in the state, bestowing the honor of SuperPrep Dixie Defensive Player of the Year... Checked in at No. 20 on Sporting News’ Top 100 list of players nationally... Rolled up 126 tackles, including 12 for losses and 4 sacks as a senior... Had 160 stops as a junior and finished three-year Lake Howell career with 326 tackles... No. 1 outside linebacker on Florida Super 75 by the Times-Union... Rated No. 7 player overall on Bill Buchalter’s Florida 100 and No. 2 linebacker... 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.

Recent Videos

  • Bears Update: Players Return

    Posted Apr 13, 2015

    Senior writer Larry Mayer updates you as Bears players return to Halas Hall for the start of voluntary offseason workouts.

  • ITB: Big Guys, Compact Cars - Jones

    Posted Jan 12, 2015

    Bears linebacker Christian Jones and Anthony Adams go for a ride in another edition of 'Big Guys in Compact Cars.'

  • Week 12: Bass creates takeaway

    Posted Dec 17, 2014

    David Bass chased down Josh McCown, sacking the Buccaneers quarterback and forcing a fumble that Christian Jones recovered to set up a TD in a 21-13 win over Tampa Bay.

  • Bear Down of Week 12: Bass' strip/sack

    Posted Nov 26, 2014

    Fans voted defensive end David Bass' strip/sack and linebacker Christian Jones' recovery as the Bear Down of Week 11.