Data Scout Notes: 2011: 2ndM/P1stM/PBiletnikoff...2010: HMM
Dwight Jones/North Carolina football Videos
*Automated search based on player first/last name, college team name, football, 3 loading panels, click video to view in full size on this page, watch or fast forward one full video, or open player with red arrow to choose more cuts at the bottom of the big video screen. Click "I'm done watching this" blue link at the top of video to close screen. If available/HQ changes video quality.
Draft Scout Dwight Jones News
06/01/14 - WR Dwight Jones was waived by the Jets May 19.
12/18/13 - WR Dwight Jones was signed to the practice squad Wednesday. Jones originally signed with Houston as an undrafted free agent in 2012 but retired to care for his infant son, Deizean, who had numerous birth defects and died in June 2013. Jones played collegiately at North Carolina, where he had 85 catches for 1,196 yards and 12 touchdowns during his senior year in 2011.
06/13/13 - WR Dwight Jones was waived by the Texans from the Did Not Report list.
05/31/12 - WR Dwight Jones, an undrafted free agent from North Carolina, told the coaches he was giving up football before the second week of OTAs.
"I talked to him a couple times," coach Gary Kubiak said. "He had a good college career, and he's a talented young man. It's a grind. It's tough out here. Hopefully, he'll get home and feel a little better about it, and he'll come back and give it another try someday. He's a very good athlete."
03/21/12 - North Carolina Pro Day: An estimated 50 NFL scouts and coaches converged on the North Carolina campus Tuesday to watch the Tar Heels' top draft-eligible prospects compete in their Pro Day. Even before the workout began, however, news began to filter out of Chapel Hill that there would be some surprises. It had been known that the university was going to bar former Tar Heel linebacker Ebele Okakpo from working out Tuesday. Okakpo had been suspended for the entire season and though UNC took some heat for the controversial decision, many supported new head coach Larry Fedora's focus on discipline after the school's reputation was tarnished by numerous suspensions during Butch Davis' watch. Only a few hours before the workout began today, however, word came down that senior wide receiver Dwight Jones would also not be allowed to work out. Unlike Okakpo, Jones had not been suspended in 2011. His eligibility for the 2011AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowlwas put in question after a flyer circulated online advertising a party had his name and picture on it (a big no-no with the NCAA) but he was allowed to participate in the game and played at the Senior Bowl with the familiar blue and white Tar Heel helmet atop his head. Jones participated in the Combine and posted a faster time in the 40-yard dash than many expected (4.55 seconds) but did not participate in the shuttle drills in Indianapolis. To do these drills in front of scouts, his agent will have to coordinate a new Pro Day for him. - Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com