Jones started three years at the University of Alabama. Chosen team captain for his senior season, when he earned All-SEC honors after posting 10 catches for 115 yards and 2 touchdowns. Missed five games his junior season after tearing a ligament in his left knee. He started as a true freshman. He has a degree in business from the University.
Played in 14 games his rookie season, managing 1 touchdown and 11 catches in 14 games, and posted similar numbers over his 3 years overall in Baltimore, periodically picking up more game time when starter Todd Heap was sidelined with injuries. Waived by the Baltimore Ravens on November 12, 2005 after seeing no action with the team, where the San Francisco 49ers were awarded his rights off waivers on November 15, 2005 and Jones finished out 7 games. He was re-signed after the season and ultimately waived in early September the 2005 NFL season.