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orig. David Jonesborn Dec. 9, 1939, Eatonville, Fla., U.S.U.S. football player.He stood 6 ft 5 in. (1.96 m) tall and weighed 250 lbs (113 kg) and could run the 100-yard dash in 9.7 seconds. He excelled at tackling the quarterback behind the line of scrimmage (for which he coined the term sack). As a defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams (1961–71), he was regarded as one of the sport's premier defensemen and was named All-NFL six consecutive times (1965–70). He later played for the San Diego Chargers (1972–73) and Washington Redskins (1974).
* * *▪ American athletebyname of David Jonesborn Dec. 9, 1938, Eatonville, Fla., U.S.African-American professional football player, regarded as one of the sport's premier defensemen.Jones, an accomplished high school athlete in Orlando, Fla., played football at Mississippi Vocational College and South Carolina State College. He was relatively unknown in 1961 when the Los Angeles Rams selected him in the 14th round of the National Football League (NFL) draft, but he soon distinguished himself as the left defensive end of the Rams' “Fearsome Foursome,” the moniker of the team's renowned defensive line.Able to run 100 yards in 9.7 seconds, Jones was surprisingly agile for his powerful frame—about 6 feet 5 inches (1.9 m) and 250 pounds (113 kg). He originated the term sack for the act of tackling the quarterback behind the line of scrimmage, a skill at which Jones excelled. He was named All-NFL six consecutive times (1965–70) and the NFL Defensive Player of the Year twice, in 1967–68.Jones left the Rams in 1972 to play two seasons with the San Diego Chargers, before playing his final year with the Washington Redskins in 1974. During his 14-year professional career, he missed only three regular season games and played in several Pro Bowl games. He was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, in 1980 and in 1994 was named to the All-Time NFL Team.
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