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Former Zips DB-WR Finds Home With AFL Team

By gthomas Published: January 5, 2012

The San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League signed former Akron Zips safety and wide receiver Andre Jones.
Jones played for the Zips from 2006-09 where he played safety his first two years and wide receiver in his final two.
As a safety he racked up 184 tackles, four interceptions, 10 passes defensed, six forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and one sack in 24 games (22 starts).
He eventually made the switch to wide receiver his final two years for the Zips, starting in 19 of 23 games and totaling 80 catches for 1,231 yards and 11 touchdowns, earning All-Mid-American Conference honors as a senior.
The SaberCats signed Jones from the Milwaukee Mustangs as a defensive back where he earned All-Arena honors in 2011.


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