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PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Sign Jones To Contract Extension

Posted Aug 6, 2013

Dolphins fourth-year safety has amassed 170 tackles, six interceptions, four sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries over the last three seasons



The Miami Dolphins have extended Reshad Jones’ contract through the 2017 season, it was announced today.

The 6-1, 215-pound, Jones enters his fourth season in the NFL, all with the Miami Dolphins. In his career, he has played in 45 games with 30 starts. Jones has amassed 170 tackles, six interceptions, four sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries over the last three seasons. He originally joined the Dolphins as a fifth round selection (163rd overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft.

Jones played collegiately at Georgia where he was a three-year letter winner and two-year starter. He finished his college career with 206 total tackles with 10 tackles for a loss. Born February 25, 1988 in Atlanta, Georgia, Jones attended Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, GA.