Andrew Jones (Canadian football)

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Andrew Jones
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Born: (1982-10-29) October 29, 1982 (age 38)
Toronto, Ontario
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) G
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight300 lb (140 kg)
University McMaster
CFL draft 2007 / Round: 4 / Pick: 32
Drafted by BC Lions
Career history
As player
20072011 BC Lions
20122013 Toronto Argonauts
20142015 Edmonton Eskimos
2016 Saskatchewan Roughriders
2017 BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Andrew Jones (born October 29, 1982) is a retired professional Canadian football offensive lineman for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Jones was drafted by the Lions in the fourth round of the 2007 CFL Draft. He is a three-time Grey Cup champion, having won with three different teams in a span of five years, 2011, 2012, and 2015. He played CIS football for the McMaster Marauders.

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Professional career

Jones was drafted as a defensive lineman (his position with McMaster) by the BC Lions 32nd overall in the 2007 CFL Draft. He spent 2007 on the practice roster and all of 2008 injured, but became more of a mainstay in 2009 as he went on to play in 36 games over three seasons with the Lions. After winning his first Grey Cup in 2011, he was then signed by the Toronto Argonauts as a free agent on March 2, 2012. [1] He won another Grey Cup with Toronto and spent two seasons in total there until he signed with the Edmonton Eskimos, also as a free agent, on February 11, 2014. He spent the 2016 season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders and remained out of football until he was signed the following year by the Lions again on August 8, 2017. [2]

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References

  1. "Argos welcome home OL Andrew Jones". Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2017-08-24.
  2. Lions bring back national lineman Andrew Jones