UNC Players in the NFL: Week 1
|Hometown:||Roanoke Rapids, NC|
|High School:||Roanoke Rapids|
|Born:||December 13, 1994 (24)|
|Pro Team:||Seattle Seahawks (NFL)|
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...Monday September 11, 2017
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,...Friday September 1, 2017
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...
Thursday August 31, 2017
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...
Friday August 25, 2017
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...
Friday August 18, 2017
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...
Thursday August 10, 2017
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...
Tuesday August 1, 2017
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...Friday July 14, 2017
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...
Monday May 15, 2017
12 Things To Know About Seahawks Defensive Tackle Nazair Jones
When Nazair Jones was a junior in high school, he was diagnosed with a rare disease called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, a disease that took...
Tuesday May 9, 2017