80 Facts About Julio Jones

1. Julio Jones has an older brother Phillip, who lost one arm to gunshot wounds in 2014.

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2. Julio Jones became the first true freshman WR in the history of the Crimson Tide to start in a season opener.

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3. Julio Jones has an average of 95.3 receiving yards per game which is still the highest in the history of the NFL.

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4. Julio Jones was a standout college football player at Alabama.

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5. Julio Jones needs to stay healthy and work on conecentraion in his hands.

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6. Julio Jones is the type of talent that is only available at the very top of the draft and never hits FA.

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7. Julio Jones is very close with his older brother, Phillip, who attends many of the Falcons games to cheer on his brother.

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8. Julio Jones committed to Alabama over schools like Florida, Florida State and Oklahoma.

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9. Julio Jones is from Foley, a small town on the Gulf Coast near Mobile, Alabama.

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10. Julio Jones has had success on the football field for a long time, but it all started in a small town in Alabama.

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11. Julio Jones has 18 career games of 100-plus yards, tied with Victor Cruz for the sixth-most since 2011.

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12. Julio Jones opted to skip his senior year, and declared himself eligible for the 2011 NFL Draft.

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13. Julio Jones was bothered by a toe injury, but he will still play in Super Bowl LI, giving the New England Patriots defense a challenge.

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14. On December 18, 2018, Julio Jones was named to his sixth Pro Bowl.

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15. In that game, Julio Jones became the fastest player in NFL history to reach 10,000 career receiving yards, accomplishing the feat in 104 games, beating out Calvin Johnson who did it in 115 games.

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16. Julio Jones was ranked fourth by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.

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17. Julio Jones was ranked third by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017 as the highest ranked wide receiver.

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18. Julio Jones was selected to his third consecutive and fourth career Pro Bowl and was named First-team All-Pro for the second consecutive year.

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19. Julio Jones was ranked by his fellow players as the eighth best player on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.

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20. Julio Jones was selected to the 2015 Pro Bowl, the third of his career, and earned first-team All-Pro honors.

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21. Julio Jones had a franchise record 136 receptions, tying with Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most receptions that season and the second highest in NFL history, behind Marvin Harrison.

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22. Julio Jones was ranked 13th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2015.

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23. Julio Jones was named to the Pro Bowl for the 2014 season.

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24. Julio Jones finished the season with 104 receptions for 1,593 yards, first in the NFC in both categories and third in the entire NFL.

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25. Julio Jones was ranked 26th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2012.

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26. Julio Jones excelled at the 2011 NFL Combine, posting the longest long jump and the third fastest 40-yard dash among wide receivers, despite having a broken bone in his foot.

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27. Julio Jones had eight career 100-yard receiving games.

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28. Julio Jones ended his Alabama career second in career receptions and yards (2,653) in school history and fourth in touchdown catches (15).

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29. Julio Jones made the first catch of the game, an 18-yard catch from McElroy.

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30. Julio Jones reminds us of a high school version of Michael Irvin, but at this stage Jones is more explosive and faster.

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31. Julio Jones competed as a sprinter in 2008, and posted a personal-best time of 11.13 seconds in the 100-meter dash at the Class 6A Section 1 Meet, where he placed second.

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32. Julio Jones was named All-county selection in 2005, 2006, and 2007.

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33. Julio Jones was the state champion in the high jump during the 2007 indoor season.

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34. Julio Jones participated in the High School Under Armour All-America Game and ran a 4.55-second 40-yard dash at the Baton Rouge Nike camp in May 2007, where he recorded an event-best 38.6-inch vertical jump.

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35. On November 11, 2018, Julio Jones became the fastest player in NFL history to reach 10,000 career receiving yards, accomplishing the feat in 104 games.

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36. Julio Jones was named second-team All-Pro twice, in 2017 and in 2018 after leading the league in receiving yards.

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37. Julio Jones played college football at Alabama, and was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons sixth overall in the 2011 NFL Draft.

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38. Julio Jones is listed as out for Sunday's game against the Giants, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

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39. Julio Jones officially broke the record, previously held by Detroit's Calvin Johnson, with a 30-yard pass from QB Matt Ryan during their game.

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40. Julio Jones becomes fastest player to reach 10K receiving yards.

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41. Julio Jones made history in the first half against the Cleveland Browns.

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42. Julio Jones reached the plateau in his 104th career game, catching a 30-yard pass in the second quarter from Matt Ryan.

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43. On Sunday, Julio Jones reached a career milestone: 10,000 receiving yards.

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44. Julio Jones entered the game with 9,987 yards and eclipsed 10,000 with a 30-yard pass from Matt Ryan midway through the.

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45. Julio Jones became the fastest player in NFL history to reach 10,000 receiving yards during the Falcons' game against the Browns on Sunday.

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46. Julio Jones has another milestone to add to his already impressive resume.

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47. Julio Jones is doing his best to establish himself as one of the greatest receivers in NFL history, and Sunday against Cleveland, he added another exhibit to his case.

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48. Julio Jones sets milestone, but focus is on loss to Cleveland Browns.

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49. Julio Jones reached that milestone in his 104th game, which is faster than any other player in NFL history.

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50. Julio Jones becomes fastest receiver in NFL history to gain 10,000 yards.

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51. Julio Jones reaches 10,000 for career, 1,000 for 2018 in receiving yards.

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52. Julio Jones came into today's game with 9,987 career yards, and with his first reception against the Cleveland Browns he's become the quickest receiver in league history to hit 10,000.

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53. Julio Jones becomes fastest receiver in NFL history to reach 10,000 yards.

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54. Julio Jones topped the 10,000 career receiving yard mark on a second-quarter reception, becoming the fastest in NFL history to do so in just his 104th game.

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55. Julio Jones brings a rarely seen combination of size, speed and athleticism to NFL fields with each week.

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56. Julio Jones caught 7-of-10 targets for 121 yards and a touchdown in the Falcons' Week 9 win over the Redskins.

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57. Julio Jones was already in the midst of an outstanding season.

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58. Julio Jones finally scored his first touchdown of the season in the Atlanta Falcons' victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

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59. For the first time in 90 receptions, Julio Jones made a touchdown catch.

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60. Julio Jones needs just 13 yards against the Browns to hit 10,000 faster than anyone else in NFL history.

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61. On December 19, 2017, Julio Jones was named to his fifth Pro Bowl.

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62. Julio Jones started the 2016 season with a four-reception, 66-yard, one-touchdown performance in a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the last regular-season opener at the Georgia Dome.

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63. Julio Jones finished the 2015 season with 1,871 yards, a Falcons franchise record and the second-highest in NFL history, behind Calvin Johnson.

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64. Julio Jones started the 2015 season with a strong performance against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football.

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65. Over the next few weeks, Julio Jones would string some solid performances together, but no touchdowns.

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66. Julio Jones started the 2014 season with a seven-reception, 116-yard performance against the Saints at the Georgia Dome.

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67. Over the next two games, Julio Jones continued his hot streak with a 115-yard performance against the Miami Dolphins and a 108-yard performance against the New England Patriots.

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68. Julio Jones started the 2013 season with a solid performance against New Orleans.

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69. In the 2012 season, Julio Jones had 79 receptions for 1,198 yards and 10 touchdowns.

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70. Julio Jones started his second professional season with a great outing against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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71. Julio Jones came to terms with the Atlanta Falcons on July 28, 2011, signing a four-year contract worth $16.2 million, all of which was guaranteed.

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72. On January 7, 2011, Julio Jones decided to forego his senior season of college football.

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73. Julio Jones ended his junior season with an Alabama record 78 catches and 1,133 yards along with seven touchdowns.

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74. In the victory, Julio Jones had six receptions for 93 yards and a touchdown.

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75. Julio Jones started his junior season with a solid performance against San Diego State.

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76. Julio Jones made the first catch of the game, an 18–yard catch from McElroy.

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77. In a rivalry game against LSU, Julio Jones had his first 100–yard performance of the season.

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78. In the first quarter, Julio Jones caught a 64–yard pass which set up the Crimson Tide's first score of the game.

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79. Julio Jones became the first true freshman wide receiver to start in a season opener for the Crimson Tide, as he started against the Clemson Tigers in the 2008 Chick-fil-A College Kickoff.

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80. With the Atlanta Falcons, Julio Jones has been invited to five Pro Bowls and was a first-team All-Pro selection in 2015 after leading the league in receiving yards.

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