What is Julio Jones’ net worth?
Quintorris Lopez “Julio” Jones Jr. (born February 8, 1989) is an American professional football player, wide receiver, who last played for the Tennessee Titans. Julio Jones has an estimated net worth approximately in excess of $50 million.
Julio Jones was one of the most highly-paid athletes in the world when he signed a $66 million, three-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons in September 2019. The signing bonus was $25 million and the contract was guaranteed.
From 2011 to 2020, Julio Jones was an Atlanta Falcons wide receiver. He was considered one of the greatest receivers his generation. With the Falcons, Jones amassed 12,896 receiving yardage and set an NFL record with 91.9 receiving yards per game. Jones played for the Tennessee Titans, before becoming an unrestricted free agent in 2022.
Julio Jones Background and Early Life
Quintorris Jones Jones Jr. was Julio Jones’s birth name on February 8, 1989 in Foley (Alabama). His father died when he was five years old, and he left his brother and sister to Queen Marvin, their mother. Jones attended Foley High School as a teenager, and was a wide receiver and defensive lineman for the football team. Jones had great success in this period, recording 75 passes for 1,306 yard in his junior year and 16 touchdowns. Jones was also a high school basketball player and participated in track. He was the 2006 and 2007 state champions in long and triple jumps, and the 2007 indoor champion in high jump.
Collegiate Football Career
Jones was a committed student to the University of Alabama’s Crimson Tide football program. He was a fan favorite in his first season (2008) and became the Crimson Tide’s first true freshman wide receiver. Jones had a breakthrough performance in the win over the George Bulldogs. He caught five passes for 94 yard. Jones continued his success in the annual rivalry match against Tennessee in which he caught five passes for 94 yards. This led to a 29-9 victory. Jones surpassed this feat just two weeks later, with seven catches and 128 yards against LSU. He had 58 receptions and 924 yards receiving.
As a sophomore, Jones had another strong season that helped the Crimson Tide achieve an undefeated regular season of 12-0. The team won the SEC Championship and defeated the Florida Gators. The Crimson Tide defeated the Texas Longhorns by 37-21 in the BCS National Championship. Jones’ final season with Alabama was concluded in 2010 when he reached the Capital One Bowl against Michigan State. The Crimson Tide won it 49-7. Jones finished his junior season with 1,133 yards and 78 catches, a school record.
The Atlanta Falcons 2011-2015
Jones, who had just finished his senior season at Alabama and entered the NFL Draft in 2011, was selected with the sixth overall pick of the Atlanta Falcons. He had five receptions for 71 yard in his NFL debut against the Chicago Bears. Jones did better in the second half of the season. He scored his first two receiving touchdowns in a win 31-7 against the Indianapolis Colts. Jones finished his rookie year with 54 receptions and 959 receiving yards. He also led rookies with eight touchdown receptions. Jones’ second season was even better with the Falcons. He had 79 receptions for 1,198 yards and ten touchdowns. He also helped his team to achieve a 13-3 record in the regular season, which led to a playoff berth. The Falcons lost to the Seattle Seahawks in Divisional Round. They were then defeated by the San Francisco 49ers in NFC Championship.
Jones started the 2013 season hot, but a foot injury forced him to miss the entire season. In 2014, Jones bounced back and set a new career record with ten receptions of 189 yards against the Arizona Cardinals. Jones broke the record the next week with 11 receptions of 259 yards. He had 104 receptions for 1,593 yard and finished the season. Jones broke more records in 2015. He set a new career record with 13 receptions for 135 yard. Then, he finished his season with a Falcons record 1,871 receiving yards. Jones also broke a franchise record of 136 receptions.
Atlanta Falcons 2016-2020
Jones had an amazing 2016 season. He became the sixth NFL player to ever record 300 receiving yards in a single match. He finished the season with 83 receptions, 1,409 yards, and six touchdowns. The Falcons advanced to the playoffs by defeating the Seahawks and then beating the Green Bay Packers in Divisional Round. They also defeated the Green Bay Packers in NFC Championship. Jones and the Falcons faced the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI. The Patriots won the game, making the greatest Super Bowl comeback in the history of the sport. Jones had a solid 2017 season with 88 receptions and 1,444 receiving yards. The Falcons lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in Divisional Round.
Jones became the fastest player to receive 10,000 yards in the NFL’s history in 2018, completing the feat in just 104 games. Jones finished the year with 113 receptions and 1,677 yards. This was the highest total in the league. Jones was the fastest NFL player to reach 11,000 career receiving yards and 12,000 in the next season. In 2020, Jones was the Falcons’ all-time leader for receptions. His season was cut short by injury.
In 2021, Jones was traded to Tennessee Titans. Jones was arrested for an altercation against Byron Murphy, a defensive back, during the season opener against Cardinals. He was fined more than $10,000. Jones’s only game with over 100 yards was the week following against the Seahawks. In November, Jones was injured in his hamstring. He was placed on injured reserve and activated in December. Jones’ injury-prone season ended with 31 receptions and 434 yards. This was good enough to earn a playoff spot for the Titans. The team lost to the Cincinnati Bengals in the Divisional Round. Jones was released by the Titans in 2022.
Julio Jones Contracts
In 2011, Jones signed a four-year deal with Atlanta that was worth $16.2 Million.
Julio signed a $71million contract in 2014 that allowed the Falcons to have a fifth-year option until the 2015 season. $47 million of the $71 million was guaranteed. Julio and Falcons reached an agreement in September 2019 for a $66 million three-year extension to their contract. This will keep Julio with the Falcons through 2023. He was paid $64 million upon signing the contract, which is fully guaranteed. This is the largest guaranteed amount ever offered to wide receivers. This deal also included a $25 million signing bonus, as we have already mentioned.
Julio Jones Endorsements
Julio made $40 million in endorsements and salary between June 2019 and June 2020.
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