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Walter Jones

Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Walter Jones is one of over 100 former-NJCAA football players currently on a NFL roster. Jones was a 1994 NJCAA First-Team All-American at Holmes Community College in Goodman, Miss. He was also named Mississippi Junior College Player of the Year after the '94 season by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger. After his two year stint at Holmes, Jones transferred to Florida State and, after red-shirting his first year, helped lead the Seminoles to back-to-back Sugar Bowl appearances in 1996 & '97. He earned second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors at Florida State.

After Florida State, he was the sixth-overall selection in the 1997 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. He is a nine-time Pro Bowl selection and a six-time All-Pro.

He is highly regarded as one of the best offensive lineman in the NFL. In fact, Dan Pompei of The Sporting News named Jones the No. 1 player in the NFL in 2006.

"Walter Jones may not be the most exciting player in the NFL -- he's an offensive tackle, for cryin' out loud -- but he is the most efficient. Instead of making big plays, he prevents them. Over and over and over, with the consistency of a fine timepiece.

The Seahawks' left tackle makes domination so routine, he barely is noticed. But we are not taking Jones for granted. On our list of the 101 best players in the NFL, he's No. 1." 

- Dan Pompei, The Sporting News (9/7/2006)


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Walter Jones

Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Walter Jones is one of over 100 former-NJCAA football players currently on a NFL roster. Jones was a 1994 NJCAA First-Team All-American at More >>








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