Daniel Jones
#8 Quarterback

Daniel Jones

Height / Weight
6'5" / 221 lbs
Born
May 27, 1997 (23)
College
Duke
NFL Draft
2019: Rd. 1, No. 6 (NYG)
NFL Career
3rd Season
Nationality
American
Net Worth
$19 million
SEASON STATS
2020
CMP%
62.5
+0.6
TD/INT
11/10
YDS/G
210.2
-22.6
RTG
80.4
-7.2
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Daniel Jones
Nickname: Danny Dimes
Place of Birth: Charlotte, North Carolina
Education: Duke
Parents: Becca Jones, Steve Jones

Daniel Jones Stats Bio, Age, Net Worth, & Career

Daniel Jones, nicknamed Danny Dimes, is an American football quarterback for the New York Giants in the NFL. He played college football for Duke University and was drafted by the Giants in the first round in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Jones played in 13 games as a rookie and set franchise rookie records with 459 passes, 284 completions, 3,027 yards and 24 touchdown passes. 

Daniel Jones Football Career

Daniel Jones High School Career (Charlotte Latin School)

Over his high school career, Daniel Jones threw for 6,997 passing yards and 98 touchdowns. Despite the impressive numbers, Jones was barely recruited coming out of high school and was not ranked by Rivals.com.

He originally committed to Princeton University, but eventually chose to play for Duke University.

Daniel Jones College School Career (Duke Blue Devils)

Daniel Jones became the starting quarterback in his sophomore season in 2016 after quarterback Thomas Sirk suffered a season-ending injury. Jones started all 12 games, completed 62.8% of his passes for 2,836 yards, 16 touchdowns and nine interceptions.

In 2017, his numbers across the board dipped. He threw for a measly 2,439 yards, 14 touchdowns and 11 interceptions as a junior. On the bright side, he was MVP of the 2017 Quick Lane Bowl.

During his senior year, Jones was named the MVP in the 2018 Independence Bowl.

Daniel Jones NFL Career

Daniel Jones was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round with the sixth overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. 

Jones led the Giants back from an 18-point deficit to defeat the Buccaneers and became the first Giants' rookie quarterback to win his first career start since Scott Brunner in 1980. He was also named NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

Jones was elected as a team captain in his second season. 

Jones has slightly struggled in his sophomore season under a new coach and offensive coordinator. 

Daniel Jones Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

Daniel Jones signed a 4-year, $25.7. million contract with the New York Giants, including a $16,7 million signing bonus

In 2020, Jones will earn a base salary of $675,000 and a roster bonus of $1,076,548, while carrying a cap hit of $5,922,740 and a dead cap value of $21,492,864.

Jones signed an endorsement deal with Nike in 2019.

Daniel Jones Personal Life

Jones has an older sister named Becca who played field hockey at Davidson College, a younger brother, Bates, who plays basketball at Davidson, and a younger sister, Ruthie, who plays soccer at Duke. Jones graduated from Duke University in December 2018 with a degree in economics.

Awards & Achievements

Awards and Honors by Type:
1 x Senior Bowl MVP
2019
Awards and Honors by Year:
2019
Senior Bowl MVP

Daniel Jones Quotes

"My focus is here, in the building, my teammates, coaches, and everyone a part of this organization, has been my focus. When you get outside the building, I don't think it does a whole lot to focus on that for me."

"Growing up and competing, I think I am a competitor and I think I'm a winner."

Daniel Jones Fun Facts

1. Had the same college coach as the Manning brothers in David Cutcliffe.

2. Both his siblings play college sports.

Career stats
2020
NYG
2019
NYG
Season Team FPTS SNP% CMP ATT CMP% YDS AVG TD INT LNG RTG
2020
190.02 85.69 280 448 62.5 2,943 6.6 11 10 53 80.4
2019
226.98 76.41 284 459 61.9 3,027 6.6 24 12 75 87.7
Recent Games
Sun 1/3
Sun 12/27
Sun 12/13
Sun 11/29
Sun 11/15
Sun 11/8
Mon 11/2
Thu 10/22
Sun 10/18
Sun 10/11
Date Opp RESULT FPTS SNP% CMP ATT CMP% YDS AVG TD INT LNG RTG
1/3
W 19-23
15.86 100.00 17 25 68.0 229 9.2 2 1 33 106.9
12/27
L 13-27
14.38 100.00 24 41 58.5 252 6.1 1 0 20 84.6
12/13
L 26-7
3.08 89.80 11 21 52.4 127 6.0 0 0 39 70.9
11/29
W 19-17
10.42 62.96 16 27 59.3 213 7.9 0 0 53 84.3
11/15
W 17-27
22.16 100.00 21 28 75.0 244 8.7 0 0 40 100.9
11/8
W 23-20
12.88 100.00 23 34 67.6 212 6.2 1 0 50 94.2
11/2
L 25-23
18.24 100.00 25 41 61.0 256 6.2 2 2 30 74.8
10/22
L 21-22
21.68 100.00 20 30 66.7 187 6.2 2 1 39 91.9
10/18
W 19-20
14.88 100.00 12 19 63.2 112 5.9 1 1 23 74.9
10/11
L 34-37
8.18 100.00 20 33 60.6 222 6.7 0 0 39 80.6