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Levi Jones
No. 76     Washington Redskins
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: August 24, 1979 (1979-08-24) (age 30)
Place of birth: Eloy, Arizona
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 307 lb (139 kg)
Career information
College: Arizona State
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
Debuted in 2002 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
 As player:
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-Pac-10 (2000)
  • First-team All-Pac-10 (2001)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
Games played     94
Games started     89
Fumble recoveries     3
Stats at NFL.com

Levi J. Jones (born August 24, 1979 in Eloy, Arizona) is an American football offensive tackle for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals 10th overall in the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arizona State.

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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

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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 now is a 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. Porter would go on to play for the Miami Dolphins in 2007. 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 who attacked Jones.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Scott Rehberg
Cincinnati Bengals
Starting Left Tackle

20022008
Succeeded by
Andrew Whitworth

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