David Jones

Defensive End

“Deacon”

David Jones

14 seasons
6 straight All-NFL selections
8 Pro Bowls

14

seasons

6

straight All-NFL selections

8

Pro Bowls
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"I’m the best defensive end around. I’d hate to have to play against me!”

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(Mississippi Vocational)...6'5'', 272...David D. Jones ... Obscure 14th-round draft pick, 1961 ... Among first of fast, tough, mobile defensive linemen ... Noted for clean, but hard-hitting play ... Specialized in quarterback "sacks", a term he invented ... Innovative, quick-thinking, flamboyant ... Unanimous all-league six straight years, 1965-1970 ... Played in eight Pro Bowls ... NFL Defensive Player of Year, 1967-1968 ... Born December 9, 1938, in Eatonville, Florida ... Died June 3, 2013, at age of 74.