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Anyone remember a 'Greg Jones', CU LB?

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  1. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    http://www.denverpost.com/ci_12822763

     
  2. BuffsRising

    BuffsRising Well-Known Member

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    They got his age wrong. He graduated in 1995, drafted by the Skins. Went to JFK, if I remember correctly.
     
  3. Crash Davis

    Crash Davis MA....THE MEATLOAF!!! Club Member

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    I remember Greg Jones the linebacker, however it makes no sense that he would be 49 years old as of now. I'm pretty sure he played for CU in the 90s.

    I wonder if that's just a typo.
     
  4. NashBuff

    NashBuff CSU Knob-Slobberer

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    I recall Greg Jones playing for the 'Skins as well...his age has to be wrong.
     
  5. nosejob

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    Wrong guy.
     
  6. BuffNut99

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  7. Unleash Hell

    Unleash Hell Well-Known Member

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    This is not our Greg Jones
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  8. DBT

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    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    I do remember him. He was a good LB.
     
  10. JimmyBuff

    JimmyBuff Well-Known Member

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    Yeah 6-6? he wasn't that big.. Good LB though..

    . Decent college career although I thought he played through 96 with the Buffs.. He was there during Slick Rick's start I believe. We missed him and Russell after 96.. :sad1:
     
  11. El Gringo

    El Gringo Pura Vida Club Member

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    Perhaps the paper got the age right and this is "our" Greg Jones. it's a common enough name, certainly two former players could be "Greg Jones."
     
  12. dyemeduke

    dyemeduke Well-Known Member

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    DEFINITELY NOT the Greg Jones we are all thinking of. Greg Jones was black, went to JFK, won the Golden Helmet Award, and played DE/LB. Greg was also NOT 6'6". Perhaps there was another Greg Jones that played ten years prior, but these are not the same person.
     
  13. 66BUFF

    66BUFF FTW Club Member

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    just checked one of my media guides...if he played he never lettered
     
  14. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    I have an email into Plati about this Greg Jones. Dave will know the scoop here
     
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    Maybe he played for Creighton. :smile2:
     
  16. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Here's the scoop per Plati, he played at Littleton HS, was an offensive tackle at CU, never lettered, got some PT as a reserve, played under Fairbanks. FWIW, under today's criteria he would have lettered.

    I suspect that the Post just got theirs wires crossed when looking for Greg Jones CU football regrading him playing LB.
     
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    Skidmark Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    The Post getting their facts wrong when writing about CU? Say it isn't so.:sad2:
     
  18. BroncoBuff

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    He was the fourth linebacker in the Greg Biekert - Chad Brown - Ted Johnson - Greg Jones foursome. All had excellent NFL careers.

    Matt Russell was a backup.
     
  19. BuffsRising

    BuffsRising Well-Known Member

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    Those 4 guys didn't start together. Biekert and Brown left after the 92 season, Ted Johnson left after 94, and Greg Jones played 93-96. Russell started from 94 on.
     

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