Who is Chandler Jones? What is net worth of Chandler Jones? Chandler James Jones is the youngest son of Arthur Jr and Camille Jones and was born on February 27, 1990. Jones family used to live in a village called Endicott in New York. He has two elder brothers Arthur Jones and Jon Jones, Jon had successfully defended the UFC light heavyweight title four times and Arthur Jones elder to both is also American football player.
Education: Chandler Jones completed his schooling in Union-Endicott high school located at Endicott, New York. And later he joined in Syracuse University. When he is in college he got selected and went on to play only seven games due to his injury, even though he was selected for Big East ( former league that played from 1979 to 2013) also called as Big East Conference after recording 39 tackles and 4.5 sacks. And later on he decided to forgo his Senior season and he entered 2012 NFL Draft.
Chandler Jones Net Worth
Chandler Jones has a net worth of $7 million US dollars as of 2017. The Cardinals have placed the exclusive franchise tag on Jones( on his 27th birthday – Feb 27th) in fact Jones was the only player in 2017 to get the franchise tag.
Career: In his earlier stage of his record making career, Jones selected as outside line backer for San Jose state in 2010 under Mike Maclntyre (head coach), Jones played in all games but started in only three of them. Noel Grigsby and Jones became the first pair of freshmen for San Jose state each with fifty plus receptions in a season.
On top 10 sports highlight compilation by ESPN featured Jones on #10 against Wisconsin(#10 ranked player) for a 37yard touchdown catch in September 2011. On December 30, 2011 Jones decided to forgo his senior season and he entered the 2012 NFL Draft. On April 26,2012 Jones life has began to change and turned himself in to a champion wining matches for his team and establishing himself in his very own way in the hearts of his fans.
When it was announced that Jones was drafted by New England Patriots with the 21st pick of the first round considering Jones was one of the best defensive end prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft. He was the highest selected player from Syracuse since defensive end Dwight Freency in 2002. His relationship with New England patriots took a long journey in NFL(national football league).
When Jones signed four year contract with the New England Patriots on may 23, 2012. Some of his honourable mentions are in 2012 season, 13 starts of all games of his rookie season, he recorded 45 tackles, 6 sacks, 3 forced fumbles and 5 passes defended. In his second season that is 2013 season, starting 16 games Jones recorded 42 tackles with 11.5 sacks. In 2014 season he was able to produce 43 tackles and 6sacks in 10 games.
In his fourth season surprisingly Jones has been picked by New England Patriots for a fifth year contract option along with line backer Donta Hightower. By this decision by New England Patriots both players are under a contract through the 2016 and also on 1st February, 2015 he won his first Super Bowl ring when the Patriots defeated the Seattle sea hawks in Super Bowl 49.
Later on in the AFC divisional playoffs Jones was hospitalised at the Foxborough Public Safety Building in a disoriented but cooperative state and reports concluded that he had experienced a bad reaction to synthetic marijuana (a legal drug under Massachusetts law). Also he was ranked on NFL’s top 100 players of 2016 in 48th place. Arizona Cardinals traded Jones in exchange for Jonathan Cooper and a second round pick in the 2016 NFL draft.
“I know their intentions were to sign a long-term deal “ said by Jones.
Chandler Jones is guaranteed $15 million for 2017’s season and Jones can also negotiate the term with Arizona Cardinals. Although Arizona Cardinals had a time up to June 15 to strike a deal. He’s likely in line for one of the highest-paying contracts at the position. From the day he was traded for last March, Jones has been asked often about his future with the Cardinals. After Friday, all those questions can be put to rest.
“Every interview that I’ve had since I’ve been here, everyone’s asked me, ‘How long are you going to be here? Are you going to be a free agent? Are you going to test the market?'” Jones said Friday. “It’s all over. Today’s been a great day.”