On Now
Coming Up
  • Wed., Jul. 23, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM EDT Live Jaguars.com LIVE Jaguars Head Coach Gus Bradley joins John Oehser, J.P. Shadrick and Brian Sexton on Jaguars.com LIVE to talk about the team's upcoming Training Camp.
  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 9:55 AM EDT Live Training Camp

    A total of 13 training camp practice sessions will be open to the public for viewing over the first 20 days including the scrimmage inside EverBank Field on Saturday, August 2.

    PRACTICE IS FREE TO ATTEND BUT FANS MUST REGISTER BELOW AND SHOW PROOF OF THE RSVP AT THE ENTRANCE BEFORE ENTERING.

    Sign up here: http://www.jaguars.com/rsvp/

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 9:55 AM EDT Live Training Camp

    A total of 13 training camp practice sessions will be open to the public for viewing over the first 20 days including the scrimmage inside EverBank Field on Saturday, August 2.

    PRACTICE IS FREE TO ATTEND BUT FANS MUST REGISTER BELOW AND SHOW PROOF OF THE RSVP AT THE ENTRANCE BEFORE ENTERING.

    Sign up here: http://www.jaguars.com/rsvp/

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:00 PM EDT Mega Summer Event

    Catch the soccer friendly between Fulham F.C. and D.C. United, unveiling of the world’s largest video boards and a concert by the country music superstar Carrie Underwood!

  • Sun., Jul. 27, 2014 9:55 AM EDT Live Training Camp

    A total of 13 training camp practice sessions will be open to the public for viewing over the first 20 days including the scrimmage inside EverBank Field on Saturday, August 2.

    PRACTICE IS FREE TO ATTEND BUT FANS MUST REGISTER BELOW AND SHOW PROOF OF THE RSVP AT THE ENTRANCE BEFORE ENTERING.

    Sign up here: http://www.jaguars.com/rsvp/

  • Mon., Jul. 28, 2014 6:00 PM EDT Live Training Camp at Bartram Trail High School

    The Jaguars have once again teamed up with St. Johns County for special Jaguars night practice at Bartram High School on Monday July 28th. Gates open at 5 p.m. and practice starts at 6:20 p.m. This is a family friendly event featuring Jaxson de Ville, the ROAR Cheerleaders and family fun zone including face painting, football toss and photo ops.

    PRACTICE IS FREE TO ATTEND BUT FANS MUST REGISTER BELOW AND SHOW PROOF OF THE RSVP AT THE ENTRANCE BEFORE ENTERING.

    Sign up here: http://www.jaguars.com/stjohnscountypractice/

  • Wed., Jul. 30, 2014 9:55 AM EDT Live Training Camp

    A total of 13 training camp practice sessions will be open to the public for viewing over the first 20 days including the scrimmage inside EverBank Field on Saturday, August 2.

    PRACTICE IS FREE TO ATTEND BUT FANS MUST REGISTER BELOW AND SHOW PROOF OF THE RSVP AT THE ENTRANCE BEFORE ENTERING.

    Sign up here: http://www.jaguars.com/rsvp/

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 9:55 AM EDT Live Training Camp

    A total of 13 training camp practice sessions will be open to the public for viewing over the first 20 days including the scrimmage inside EverBank Field on Saturday, August 2.

    PRACTICE IS FREE TO ATTEND BUT FANS MUST REGISTER BELOW AND SHOW PROOF OF THE RSVP AT THE ENTRANCE BEFORE ENTERING.

    Sign up here: http://www.jaguars.com/rsvp/

  • Fri., Aug. 01, 2014 9:55 AM EDT Live Training Camp

    A total of 13 training camp practice sessions will be open to the public for viewing over the first 20 days including the scrimmage inside EverBank Field on Saturday, August 2.

    PRACTICE IS FREE TO ATTEND BUT FANS MUST REGISTER BELOW AND SHOW PROOF OF THE RSVP AT THE ENTRANCE BEFORE ENTERING.

    Sign up here: http://www.jaguars.com/rsvp/

  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 6:45 PM EDT Live Jaguars Scrimmage

    A total of 13 training camp practice sessions will be open to the public for viewing over the first 20 days including the scrimmage inside EverBank Field on Saturday, August 2.

    PRACTICE IS FREE TO ATTEND BUT FANS MUST REGISTER BELOW AND SHOW PROOF OF THE RSVP AT THE ENTRANCE BEFORE ENTERING.

    Sign up here: http://www.jaguars.com/rsvp/

News

Print
RSS

Three Pro Bowls in a row

Posted Dec 27, 2011

Running back Maurice Jones-Drew voted to third straight Pro Bowl

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew was named to the AFC Pro Bowl roster in voting by coaches, players and fans, the NFL announced this evening.  Jones-Drew has been recognized for the third straight year. The 2012 Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January 29 and televised live on NBC at 7:00 p.m. ET from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Jones-Drew is the fourth player in franchise history to be voted to the Pro Bowl in three consecutive seasons, joining Tony Boselli (1996-2000), Jimmy Smith (1997-2001) and Marcus Stroud (2003-05).   Jones-Drew has served as the Jaguars’ lead running back since the beginning of the 2009 season and all three seasons were highlighted by invitations to the Pro Bowl.

“Maurice is the ultimate competitor who sets the standard for others to follow,” Jaguars general manager Gene Smith said. ”He’s a running back with a linebacker mentality, a complete player who has a rare blend of power, quickness and speed”

Jones-Drew enters the final week of the 2011 regular season as the NFL’s leading rusher with a career-high 1,437 yards on 318 rushes.  In the previous 16 seasons the Jaguars have never had a player finish in the top three in the NFL in rushing yards.   Jones-Drew is 136 yards away from surpassing Fred Taylor’s single-season franchise record of 1,572 rushing yards in 2003.  He has five 100-yard rushing games including each of the last two, and has at least 84 rushing yards in 14 of 15 games.   

The 2011 season has been the most productive of Jones-Drew’s six seasons in the NFL.  He has accounted for 46.5 percent of the Jaguars offense, the highest percentage in the NFL.  He ranks third in the NFL with a career-high 1,807 yards from scrimmage (1,437 rushing, 370 receiving) and ranks second on the team with 42 receptions for 370 yards and three touchdowns.  In addition, he has a career-high 38 rushes of 10-plus yards which rank second in the NFL.

The sixth-year pro set a franchise record for touchdowns (74) and established a single-game career-high for touchdowns with four against Tampa Bay on Dec. 11.  Jones-Drew is the only player in the NFL in 2011 with four touchdowns in a game.  His 62 career rushing touchdowns are tied with Taylor for the most in franchise history.

Comments

 
blog comments powered by Disqus

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Sexton Spotlight: Blake Bortles

    (3:29)

    Jaguars senior correspondent Brian Sexton sits down with rookie quarterback Blake Bortles to talk about his journey to the Jacksonville Jaguars.

  • Rookie 101: Aaron Colvin

    Meet rookie cornerback Aaron Colvin on this edition of Rookie 101. (Music: Broken Reality by Kevin MacLeod, Licensed under Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • EXCLUSIVE: Marqise Lee Signs

    (1:20)

    Jaguars second-round wide receiver Marqise Lee signs his rookie contract.

  • Rookie 101: Allen Hurns

    Meet rookie wide receiver Allen Hurns on this edition of Rookie 101. (Music: Broken Reality by Kevin MacLeod, Licensed under Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

  • Sexton Spotlight: Marcedes Lewis

    (4:05)

    Jaguars senior correspondent Brian Sexton sits down with tight end Marcedes Lewis to talk about his expectations for 2014.

  • Rookie 101: Rashaad Reynolds

    Meet rookie cornerback Rashaad Reynolds on this edition of Rookie 101. (Music: Broken Reality by Kevin MacLeod, Licensed under Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

  • Jags365: Locker Room Tour

    (1:35)

    As part of the Jags365 program, members got to take part in a tour of the locker room and get a glimpse of the new video boards at EverBank Field.

  • Rookie 101: Blake Bortles

    Meet rookie quarterback Blake Bortles on this edition of Rookie 101. (Music: Broken Reality by Kevin MacLeod, Licensed under Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

  • Rookie 101: Stephen Morris

    Meet rookie quarterback Stephen Morris on this edition of Rookie 101. (Music: Broken Reality by Kevin MacLeod, Licensed under Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

  • Sexton Spotlight: Andre Branch

    (3:20)

    Jaguars senior correspondent Brian Sexton sits down with defensive end Andre Branch to talk about his expectations for this season.