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Daniel Jones
Jones Accepts Invitation to Reese's Senior Bowl
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 01/05/2019
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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke quarterback Daniel Jones has accepted an invitation to participate in the Reese’s Senior Bowl set for January 26 in Mobile, Ala.

This year’s game will kick off at 2:30 p.m. (ET) at Ladd-Peebles Stadium and will be televised live by the NFL Network. Practices are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday leading into the contest and also will be televised live on NFL Network and ESPNU.

Jones is the 26th Blue Devil to earn an invitation to the Senior Bowl and joins Conner Vernon (2012), Jamison Crowder (2014), Laken Tomlinson (2014), Jeremy Cash (2015) and Ross Martin (2015) as invitees from the David Cutcliffe Era.

A two-year captain and two-time team Most Valuable Player, Jones played in and started 36 career games at Duke and completed 764 of 1,275 (.599) passes for 8,201 yards with 52 touchdowns and 29 interceptions while rushing 406 times for 1,323 yards and 17 scores.

In 2018, Jones completed 237 of 392 (.605) passes for 22 touchdowns and nine interceptions while rushing for 319 yards and three TDs on 104 attempts. The regular season was highlighted by a pair of ACC Quarterback of the Week citations following wins over Northwestern and North Carolina. In the triumph over the Tar Heels, his third as Duke’s starting quarterback, Jones threw for 361 yards while rushing for 186 yards to post the fifth-highest single-game offensive yardage total (547) in ACC history, also the most by a Blue Devil in a single contest. He capped the season by earning Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Offensive Player of the Game honors after leading Duke to a 56-27 win over Temple thanks to a bowl-record 423 passing yards and six total touchdowns (5 passing and 1 rushing).

Jones was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2017 Quick Lane Bowl after compiling 338 yards of total offense and accounting for three touchdowns (2 passing & 1 rushing) in a 36-14 victory over Northern Illinois. 

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