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Matt Jones
RB #31
Height:
6-2
Weight:
232
Age:
23
College:
Florida
Hometown:
Seffner, Fla.
Experience:
2

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 9/13/15 (vs. MIA)... First rushing attempt: 9/13/15 (vs. MIA, no gain)... First rushing TD: 9/20/15 (vs. STL, 39 yards)... First 100-yard rushing game: 9/20/15 (vs. STL)... First multi-TD game: 9/20/15 (vs. STL)... First receiving TD: 11/15/15 (vs. NO, 78 yards from Kirk Cousins) 

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Originally selected by the Washington Redskins in the third round (95th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 9/13/15 (vs. MIA)... First rushing attempt: 9/13/15 (vs. MIA, no gain)... First rushing TD: 9/20/15 (vs. STL, 39 yards)... First 100-yard rushing game: 9/20/15 (vs. STL)... First multi-TD game: 9/20/15 (vs. STL)... First receiving TD: 11/15/15 (vs. NO, 78 yards from Kirk Cousins)

TRANSACTIONS                       
Originally selected by the Washington Redskins in the third round (95th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2015 (REDSKINS)
Played in 13 games as a rookie, finishing the year with 490 rushing yards on 144 carries with three rushing touchdowns and 304 receiving yards on 19 receptions with one receiving touchdown... Gained 28 yards on six carries (4.7 avg.) in NFL debut vs. MIA (9/13)... Recorded career highs in rushing attempts (19), rushing yards (123) and rushing touchdowns (two) in win vs. STL (9/20), earning FedEx Ground Player of the Week honors. The 100-yard rushing game was the first by a Redskins rookie since Alfred Morris on Dec. 30, 2012. Scored a 39-yard touchdown on his first carry, the Redskins’ longest rush since Morris’ 45-yard touchdown run at Dallas in Week 6 of the 2013 season, a span of 30 games... Gained 38 yards on a team-high 11 carries at NYG (9/24)... Carried seven times for 11 yards vs. PHI (10/4)... Led team with 11 carries for 20 yards at ATL (10/11), including a two-yard rushing touchdown. Also caught one pass for 17 yards... Inactive with a toe injury at NYJ (10/18)... Gained 29 yards on nine carries and caught three passes for 22 yards in the largest comeback win (24 points) in team history vs. TB (10/25)... Rushed 11 times for 27 yards and caught two passes for 17 yards at NE (11/8)... Rushed 11 times for 56 yards and caught three passes for 151 yards with a touchdown in a win vs. NO (11/15). His 78-yard touchdown reception marked the longest by a Redskins running back since Larry Brown on Nov 5, 1972 (89 yards). His 131 receiving yards were the most by a Redskins running back since Dec. 16, 1962 (Dick James, 140 yards)... Gained 12 yards on two receptions and carried the ball five times at CAR (11/22)... Rushed eight times for 19 yards and added a 45-yard reception in a win vs. NYG (11/29). Became the first Redskins running back since at least 1994 to record a reception of 45 yards or more in multiple games in a single season... Rushed 18 times for 49 yards and added a five-yard reception vs. DAL (12/7)... Gained 62 yards on 18 carries and added two receptions for 24 yards, including a crucial 18-yard catch on a deflected ball on the team’s penultimate drive at CHI (12/13)... Rushed 10 times for 28 yards and caught an eight-yard pass vs. BUF (12/20)... Inactive with a hip injury at PHI (12/26) and at DAL (1/3)... Inactive for NFC Wild Card Round vs. GB (1/10).

COLLEGE
Played collegiately at Florida from 2012-14, starting 15 of the 28 games in which he played, recording 297 career carries for 1,431 yards (4.8 avg.) with 11 rushing touchdowns and 19 receptions for 100 yards with one receiving touchdown... Started 10 of the 11 games in which he played in 2014, finishing with a team-high 817 rushing yards on 166 carries (4.9 avg.) with seven total touchdowns (six rushing). Had a career-high 192 yards and two touchdowns in upset win against Georgia... Suffered a season-ending knee injury in 2013 after compiling 339 rushing yards on 79 carries (4.3 avg.) and two touchdowns through five games. Had 176 yards rushing at Kentucky, the most by a Gator running back since Ciatrick Fason had 210 vs. Kentucky in 2004.. Played in 12 games in 2012, recording 52 carries for 275 yards and three touchdowns in addition to three receptions for 10 yards.

PERSONAL
Attended Armwood H.S. in Seffner, Fla., where he helped lead his team to a 15-0 record and the FHSAA Class 6A Championship his senior year... Rushed for 896 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior despite missing four games... Earned Honorable Mention All-State honors... Rated a fourstar prospect by ESPN, Scout.com and Rivals.com... Visited active-duty service members and Wounded Warriors at the USO Warrior and Family Center in Bethesda, Md., for the second annual Military Appreciation BBQ in 2015. Also assembled care packages for domestic violence victims at the Fear 2 Freedom event at Redskins Park that season. Native of Tampa, Fla... Son of Barbara Singleton... Born March 7, 1993.

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 144 490 3.4 39 3 19 304 16 78 1 5 4
2015 WAS 13 0 144 490 3.4 39T 3 19 304 16 78T 1 5 4
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 MIA L 10-17 6 28 4.7 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 STL W 24-10 19 123 6.5 39 2 3 23 7.7 18 0 1 1
3 @NYG L 21-32 11 38 3.5 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
4 PHI W 23-20 7 11 1.6 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @ATL L 19-25 11 20 1.8 7 1 1 17 17 17 0 -- --
6 @NYJ L 20-34 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 TB W 31-30 9 29 3.2 11 0 3 22 7.3 12 0 -- --
9 @NE L 10-27 11 27 2.5 10 0 2 17 8.5 12 0 1 1
10 NO W 47-14 11 56 5.1 20 0 3 131 43.7 78 1 -- --
11 @CAR L 16-44 5 0 -- 2 0 2 12 6 7 0 1 1
12 NYG W 20-14 8 19 2.4 12 0 1 45 45 45 0 -- --
13 DAL L 16-19 18 49 2.7 10 0 1 5 5 5 0 -- --
14 @CHI W 24-21 18 62 3.4 11 0 2 24 12 18 0 1 0
15 BUF W 35-25 10 28 2.8 13 0 1 8 8 8 0 -- --
16 @PHI W 38-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @DAL W 34-23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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