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Esks Acquire Kick Returner Christion Jones in Trade with Saskatchewan Roughriders

August 5, 2019 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Edmonton Eskimos News Release

(Edmonton) - The Edmonton Eskimos have acquired American kick returner Christion Jones from the Saskatchewan Roughriders in exchange for American wide receiver Kenny Stafford.

Jones has spent the past three seasons with the Roughriders where he has returned 111 punts for 1,441 yards and three touchdowns and also 51 kickoff returns for 1,225 yards.

Jones spent four seasons at Alabama (2011-14) appearing in 52 games and catching 1,030 yards and seven touchdowns on 85 receptions. He also returned 68 kickoffs for 1,727 yards and two touchdowns as well as 66 punts for 719 yards and three touchdowns. While at Alabama, he won two national championships in 2011 and 2014 and was named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Year in 2013.

Christion Jones

Running Back (American)

Born: 1992-12-20 - Adamsville, AL

College: Alabama

Height: 5.11

Weight: 190

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