Quintorris Lopez “Julio” Jones Jr. is an American footballer. He serves as the wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He used to play college Football at Alabama . He helped lead the Crimson Tide to an Undefeated 14-0 season in 2009. He also contributed to the victory of the 2010 BCS National Championship Game. In the NFL Draft of 2011, he was drafted 6th overall by the Atlanta Falcons.
Jones was born on February 8, 1989 in Foley, Alabama. He used to play wide receiver and defensive end for the Lions high school football team. During his high school career, he quickly received recognition.
Along With the football, Jones also played basketball. He was a starter on the basketball team. And, besides that, he was also a standout track athlete. He was the state champion in the long jump and triple jump.
Julio decided to forego his senior season of college football. He chose to declare eligibility for the NFL draft with his team mates. He was invited to a skill contest named “All-star Football Challenge” by ESPN .
Jones was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the sixth overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft. He signed a four year contract with the Falcons. His NFL debut was against the Chicago Bears at Soldier field .
He has been invited to seven Pro Bowls with the Falcons. He was a first-team All-pro in 2015 and 2016 after he led the league in receiving yards. He has been named second-team All Pro three times. He has amassed more receiving yards than any other player since his entrance to the league.
He has a rare combination of size ,speed, catching capability, strength, leaping ability and body control. He became the fastest player in NFL history to reach 10,000 career receiving yards in 2018.