Nazair Jones News & Bio

Name:Nazair Jones
Hometown:Roanoke Rapids, NC
High School:Roanoke Rapids
Recruit Rating:4 Stars
Born:December 13, 1994 (24)
Height/Weight:6-5, 295
Position:Defensive Tackle
Pro Team:Seattle Seahawks (NFL)
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Nazair Jones got a notable interception (and a black eye) on first career snap
Seattle Seahawks rookie defensive tackle Nazair Jones didn't end up with the football from his interception of Aaron Rodgers on Sunday. He got a much...

UNC Players in the NFL: Week 1
The Tar Heels boast a plethora of talent in the NFL. Here are some of the highlights from week one around the league. Former UNC...

Rookie Nazair Jones earning his chances with Seahawks
Nazair Jones has been a primary option during the preseason in Seattle’s defensive tackle rotation. Jones’ profile is out of the ordinary for a strong,...

Nazair Jones’ journey from re-learning to walk to Seahawks’ summer surprise
Each day, Nazair Jones wakes up in his newly rented home near Seahawks headquarters. Though it’s early he’s not tired. Not even with this being...

Seahawks “Have Very High Hopes” For Rookie Nazair Jones
Nazair Jones looked across the field at the Los Angeles Chargers offense and allowed himself a moment to reflect on how far he has come...

Nazair Jones makes impressive first impression for Seahawks
Third-round pick Nazair Jones made an impression playing both defensive end and tackle for Seattle in its 41-17 win over the Chargers. “Naz played very...

Q&A with Seahawks rookie DT Nazair Jones
It's hard to imagine Nazair Jones being more physically imposing than he is now, but that's exactly what the 6-foot-5 Seahawks rookie was hoping for...

UNC Football Position Preview: Defensive Line
Compared to previous seasons, UNC's defensive line is locked, stocked, and loaded. Heading into fall camp they are fully healthy and, with the exception of...

Tar Heels pinning hopes on veteran free agents
A UNC football team that was already going to be young this season got even younger when juniors Mitch Trubisky, Elijah Hood and Nazair Jones...

Nazair Jones: From thinking he may never walk again to Seahawks rookie
After just two days around the Seahawks, Tammy Jones is all in. “I love the Seahawks family already. I feel like I’m leaving him in...

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