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Derek
Jones
#0 Defensive Back
Derek
Jones
#0 Defensive Back
Height 6'1
Weight 194 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1992-05-22 (28)
Born Edmonton, AB
School Simon Fraser
Status NAT
Defensive Tackles 9
Special Teams Tackles 12
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

Born: May 22, 1992 – Edmonton, Alberta
Entering 2020Years as a Lion: 1st   Years in CFL: 7th   Status: National
Career Games: 93   Playoffs: 4    Grey Cup: 1

 

Acquired:
Derek signed as a free agent with the Lions on February 11th, 2020.

 

Highlights:
2019: Derek was once again a big contributor on special teams in Winnipeg’s Grey Cup winning season. Along with 12 special teams tackles and a forced fumble, he added nine defensive stops in 18 regular season games. He would record a pair of special teams tackles in the Grey Cup victory over Hamilton.

2018: Jones had his consecutive-games played streak come to a halt at 75 after suffering a season-ending leg injury in a game against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on June 29th. One of the best special-teams players on the club, Jones had three special-teams tackles and a fumble recovery.

2017: Dressed for all 18 games for the fourth consecutive season, a streak of 72 consecutive, and made his first start in the Banjo Bowl against Saskatchewan. Finished the year with eight tackles on defence, 11 tackles on special teams and added another blocked punt bringing his career total to five.

2016: Suited up in all 18 games for a third consecutive season and recorded four defensive tackles and seven more on special teams while blocking a pair of punts.

2015: Dressed for all 18 games and recorded a career-high 15 special teams tackles.

2014: Appeared in all 18 games during his rookie season Dressed for all 18 games and recorded six defensive tackles and six stops on special teams.

 

College:
2010-2013: Played four seasons at Simon Fraser University and registered 102 defensive tackles and four interceptions.

 

Personal:
His father, Ed Jones, was a defensive back who played his final season with the Lions in 1984 after helping with Edmonton win five Grey Cups during their dynasty between 1978-82.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2014
WPG 18 6 6 0 0 0 0
2015
WPG 18 0 15 0 0 0 0
2016
WPG 18 4 7 0 0 0 0
2017
WPG 18 8 11 1 0 0 0
2018
WPG 3 0 3 0 0 0 0
2019
WPG 18 9 12 0 0 0 1
Total
93 27 54 1 0 0 1

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-15
1 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-27
3 EDM 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-05
4 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-12
5 TOR 2 1 0 0 0 1
07-19
6 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-26
7 HAM 0 1 0 0 0 0
08-01
8 TOR 0 2 0 0 0 0
08-08
9 CGY 0 2 0 0 0 0
08-15
10 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-23
11 EDM 2 1 0 0 0 0
09-01
12 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-07
13 SSK 0 2 0 0 0 0
09-21
15 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-27
16 HAM 0 1 0 0 0 0
10-05
17 SSK 1 2 0 0 0 0
10-12
18 MTL 2 0 0 0 0 0
10-19
19 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-25
20 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-10
22 CGY 0 1 0 0 0 0
11-17
23 SSK 0 1 0 0 0 0
11-24
24 HAM 0 2 0 0 0 0
Total
9 16 0 0 0 1