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Stan Jones

(1931 – 2010)

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Stan Jones

Stan Jones
(1931 – 2010)

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Stan Jones

(1931 – 2010)
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This is a memorial dedicated to Stan Jones. Stanley Paul Jones was a former American football guard and defensive tackle in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears and the Washington Redskins. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1991.
Stan Jones was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania, but grew up in the Harrisburg area after his father, a telephone company employee, was transferred to that area. He then played football at Lemoyne High School in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania.
Stan Jones attended and played college football at the University of Maryland. While there, he played offensive and defensive tackle and was unanimous All-American selection in 1953. Stan Jones was at Maryland when
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it was a big winner in different leagues. The Terps were co-champions with Virginia Military Institute in 1951 in the Southern Conference. In 1953, they played in the Atlantic Coast Conference and were co-champions with Duke University. In 1953, he was awarded the Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy as the nation's outstanding lineman and the school awarded him the Anthony Nardo Award as the team's best lineman. He then played in the College All-Star Game against the Detroit Lions.
Stan Jones was drafted in the fifth round of the 1953 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears and started in 1954 as an offensive tackle. In 1955, Jones switched to guard and, for the next eight seasons, was a fixture at that position and one of
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the NFL's most highly respected guards.
When the Bears needed help on defense in 1962, assistant coach George Allen decided that Jones could help at defensive tackle. He played both ways in 1962 and then switched to defensive tackle permanently in 1963.
After 1965, Bears coach George Halas agreed, as a favor to Stan Jones, to trade him to the Washington Redskins so that he could play a final season near his home in Rockville, Maryland. He retired after the 1966 season.
Stan Jones missed only two games his first 11 seasons, was an All-Pro guard in 1955, 1956, 1959, and 1960, and played in seven straight Pro Bowls following the 1955 through 1961 seasons.
After playing football, Stan Jones became
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an assistant coach for the Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, and the New England Patriots.
Stan Jones is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame. In 1977, he made the Atlantic Coast Conference 25-year team. Stan Jones was also named to the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.
Stan Jones passed away on the 21st May 2010. This is a tribute dedicated to his life.
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Stan Jones

This is a memorial dedicated to Stan Jones. Stanley Paul Jones was a former American football guard and defensive tackle in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears and the Washington Redskins. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1991.
Stan Jones was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania, but grew up in the Harrisburg area after his father, a telephone company employee, was transferred to that area. He then played football at Lemoyne High School in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania.
Stan Jones attended and played college football at the University of Maryland. While there, he played offensive and defensive tackle and was unanimous All-American selection in 1953. Stan Jones was at Maryland when...

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