Jamir Jones
Los Angeles Rams
Position:Outside linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1998-06-14) June 14, 1998 (age 23)
Rochester, New York
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school:Aquinas Institute (Rochester, New York)
College:Notre Dame
Undrafted:2020
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 3, 2021
Total tackles:3
Player stats at NFL.com

Jamir Jones (born June 14, 1998) is an American football outside linebacker for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Notre Dame.

College career

Jones played four years at Notre Dame, appearing in 55 games during his four seasons. As a senior in 2019, he played in 11 games and finished with 50 tackles, seven and a half for a loss, and four and a half sacks. He also forced two fumbles and recovered another.[1]

Professional career

Houston Texans

On April 30, 2020, Jones was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent[2] and was waived on July 28.[3]

Pittsburgh Steelers

On April 7, 2021, Jones signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers after catching Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert's attention in Notre Dame's 2021 Pro Day.[1] Through training camp, he turned heads with his consistent motor and hustle and by regularly winning his one on one confrontations during drills and scrimmages. In preseason, he continued his strong play with four QB sacks in four games and by leading the NFL with six QB hits and thirteen total QB pressures while also leading the Steelers with six special teams tackles, earning a place in the 53-man roster.[4] He was waived on September 28, 2021.[5]

Los Angeles Rams

On September 29, 2021, Jones was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Rams.[6]

References

  1. ^ a b Varley, Teresa (April 7, 2021). "Steelers sign Jones". Steelers.com. Retrieved September 11, 2021.
  2. ^ Clark, Matt (April 30, 2020). "Notre Dame football: Houston Texans sign Jamir Jones". SlapTheSign.com. Retrieved September 11, 2021.
  3. ^ Lane, Mark (July 28, 2020). "Texans waive outside linebacker Jamir Jones". USAToday.com. Retrieved September 11, 2021.
  4. ^ White, Shannon (September 9, 2021). "Jamir Jones is the 2021 BTSC Isaac Redman Award winner". BehindTheSteelCurtain.com. Retrieved September 11, 2021.
  5. ^ Varley, Teresa (September 28, 2021). "Steelers promote Tuszka to 53-man roster". Steelers.com.
  6. ^ Bryan, Dave (September 29, 2021). "Rams Claim OLB Jamir Jones Off Waivers From Steelers". SteelersDepot.com.