Know About Julio Jones; Age, Wife, Stats, Contract, Salary, Height

Published Date: 06 Sep, 2019 Updated date: 06 Sep, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Well, the Atlanta Falcons has still not agreed on a contract extension of their wide receiver Julio Jones. It looks like there is uncertainty for him to begin the NFL campaign for the new season.

Julio Jones is an American football wide receiver, who currently plays for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He previously played college football for Alabama Crimson Tide football at the University of Alabama.

Julio Jones Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight

Quintorris Lopez Jones was born on 8 February 1989 to American parents in Foley, Alabama. He was raised by his mother Queen Marvin as his father left the family when he was five years old. His family consists of an older brother Phillip Jones.

Jones pursued his school education at Foley High School. He then went to The University of Alabama and began to play college football. He stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters) and weighs 220 lbs (100 kg).

His Career; NFL, Stats

Julio played for the Alabama Crimson Tide for three seasons from 2008 to 2010. He was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the sixth overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft.

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Julio Jones’ NFL career stats for the Atlanta Falcons (Picture: Pro Football Reference)

Jones made his NFL debut against the Chicago Bears in 2011. In the 2013 season he played five games due to injury, but managed to finish 76th in receiving yards among 458 qualified players. Recently, he finished the 2018 season with the stats of 113 receptions for a league-leading 1,677 yards and eight receiving touchdowns.

Contract & Salary

Initially, he signed a four-year contract with the Falcons worth $16.2 million on 28 July 2011. Similarly, he penned a 5-year, $71,256,045 million contract extension with $47 million guaranteed in 2015.

In 2019, he will earn a base salary of $9,600,000, carrying a cap hit of $13,466,667 and a dead cap value of $5,333,334.

Who Is Julio Jones’ Wife?

Well, Julio prefers to keep his personal life far from the media eyes. However, he was previously in a relationship with girlfriend Michelle Rodrigiez. She is now engaged and to-be wife of the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier.

Besides, the 30-year-old was linked with a lady named Jasmine Villegas according to the wiki sources. But, there is no further details about the relationship.

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Some Interesting Facts About Julio Jones

  • Julio became the fastest player in NFL history to reach 10,000 career receiving yards in November 2018. Moreover, he was named First-team All-Pro in 2015 and 2016.
  • His mother Queen gave him the nickname “Julio” when he was studying in the 7th grade.
  • His older brother Phillip had his left arm surgically removed after a gunshot wound in 2014.
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