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Levi Jones
No. 76
Position:Offensive Tackle
Personal information
Born: (1979-08-24) August 24, 1979 (age 41)
Eloy, Arizona
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school:Santa Cruz Valley Union High School (AZ)
College:Arizona State
NFL Draft:2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-Team All-Pac-12 (2000)
Career NFL statistics
Games played:103
Games started:97

Levi J. Jones (born August 24, 1979) is a former American football Offensive tackle. He played college football at Arizona State and was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round of the 2002 NFL Draft.

College career

Jones attended Arizona State University. Levi originally went on an academic scholarship, but decided to walk-on to the football team. He earned a bachelor's degree in exercise science with a minor in business.

Professional career

Cincinnati Bengals

Jones was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round (10th overall) of the 2002 NFL draft.

On July 25, 2006, Jones signed a six-year, $30 million contract extension with the Bengals.

Less than a month after the Bengals selected Alabama offensive tackle Andre Smith sixth overall in the 2009 NFL Draft, the team released Jones on May 6, 2009.

Washington Redskins

On October 20, 2009, Jones signed a free agent contract with the Washington Redskins and was the starting left tackle.[1]

Personal

Las Vegas scuffle

In March 2007, Joey Porter and Jones were involved in a brawl at a Las Vegas casino. Porter still had unresolved issues with Jones from their days in the AFC North between Porter's Pittsburgh Steelers and Jones' Cincinnati Bengals. On May 30, Porter pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor battery and was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine. Porter was docked 3 game paychecks for his actions. Later reports into the incident revealed that it was not just Porter, but also 6 of his friends including convicted felon Ross Earl who attacked Jones.

Official African Title

On November 9, 2019 Levi Jones was granted the official title Jakada Waje for The Magajiya Ameenata Koita.  He was granted the official name Ahmed Jones by His Highness Sarki Fulani of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

References

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Scott Rehberg
Cincinnati Bengals
Starting Left Tackle

20022008
Succeeded by
Andrew Whitworth