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Who is Dre’mont Jones?
Dre’Mont Jones is a well-known American professional football defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). Jones played college football at Ohio State.
Dre’Mont Jones Career
High school career
Dre’Mont was named first-team Division-I All-Ohio and U.S. Army All-American as a senior. In 2015, he graduated from Saint Ignatius High School (Cleveland). Jones was a four-star recruit, ranked No. 7 in the state of Ohio and No. 170 in the nation. He then committed to Ohio State University to continue his football career on June 18, 2014.
For his first year of eligibility in 2015, he redshirted as a true freshman. During his redshirt freshman season in 2016, he joined Luke Fickell and Dan Wilkinson as the only freshmen defensive linemen to start 10 or more games in a season. Jones racked up 52 total tackles, including 4 tackles for a loss by the end of the season. Jones then received Freshman All-America honors from the Football Writers Association of America. He slightly regresses during his sophomore season in 2017, but still recorded strong numbers. Jones completed the season with 20 total tackles, including 5 tackles for a loss and one sack. He was then picked to the third-team All-Big Ten.
Following his sophomore season, there was speculation that he would declare for the 2018 NFL Draft, with draft analyst Mel Kiper listing him as the 8th-best draft-eligible defensive tackle. Despite the speculation, he opted to return to school for his junior season. Projected first-round pick Nock Bosa went down with an injury over TCU on September 15, leading Jones to take on a larger role on the defensive line. He started all 14 games as a redshirt junior for Ohio State and was picked to the first-team All-Big Ten Conference after breaking out with 8.5 sacks and 43 tackles. He became the first defensive lineman in OSU history to score 2 defensive touchdowns in a single season in 2018. Following the season, he opted to forgo his senior year and join the 2019 NFL Draft.
Dre’Mont was drafted in the 3rd round (71st overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He posted his first career sack on Kirk Cousins in the 27-23 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in week 11. Jones then recorded an interception off Philip Rivers and returned it for 7 yards in the 23-20 win against the Los Angeles Chargers in week 13. This was his first interception in the NFL. In week 16, he sacked fellow rookie David Blough 2.5 times during the 27-17 victory against the Detroit Lions. Due to his performance, Jones earned the AFC Defensive Player of the Week, the third Broncos player ever to win the award as a rookie.
On September 22, 2020, he was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury. He was later activated on October 24. Jones then posted his first sack of the season on Patrick Mahomes during the 43-16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 7. In Week 8 of the 2022 season, he had 7 tackles, 3 for a loss, and a sack in a 21-17 victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars, receiving the AFC Defensive Player of the Week. On March 13, 2023, the Seattle Seahawks signed him from free agency on a 3-year, $51.53 million dollar deal.
How old is Dre’Mont Jones?
Dre’Mont Jones is aged 26 years as of 2023, having been born on January 5, 1997, in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. He shares his birthday with popular celebrities such as Walker Scobell, Bradley Cooper, Kristin Cavallari, Everly Joy Lambert, Diane Keaton, Kennedy Claire Walsh, Suki Waterhouse, Jason Mitchell, and many more.
Dre’Mont Jones Family
Who are Dre’Mont Jones’s parents?
Dre’Mont Jones was born to Sanderline Williams and Schontina Jones in Cleveland, Ohio. His father was a professional middleweight boxer for 11 years, and has assisted him in his career and is his greatest inspiration. Jones has not shared much information about his mother but she has also supported him in his career.
Does Dre’Mont Jones have siblings?
Jones was born to his parents into a family of four children. He has 3 siblings, 2 brothers, and one sister. His only known brother is Darrin Jones, who is also into football.
Dre’Mont Jones Education
Jones attended Saint Ignatius High School, where he played high school football, before committing to Ohio State University. At OSU, Jones went on to play his college football career until 2018.
Dre’Mont Jones Partner
Jones is currently focused on his career and has not shared any information about his dating life and is currently single.
Dre’Mont Jones Children
Jones does not have any children of his own at the moment as he is still single and unmarried.
Dre’Mont Jones Measurements
Jones has a well-built, muscular, and athletic body with a height of 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) and a weight of 127 kg (281 lbs).
Dre’Mont Jones’s Net Worth
American football defensive end Jones has been active from 2019 to the present and plays for the Seattle Seahawks of the NFL. He has amassed an accumulative net worth of approximately $5 million as of 2023.