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Tiger Jones Named to All-Rookie Team

June 25, 2008 - Arena Football League (1987-2008) (AFL I) - Georgia Force News Release

Louisville, KY-Tiger Jones has had an impressive season ever since he got picked up mid way through the season by the Georgia Force. Since being signed by the Force he has led all rookies in touchdowns and points. He has had 30 touchdowns and 180 points. Jones also ranks third on the Force with 1217 yards and leads his team with 30 touchdowns. In May, Tiger was named Rookie of the Month.

"We knew Tiger had the capability from the start and we are extremely proud of him," stated Fire Head Coach Tommy Johnson. "He will continue to play that well as long as he is given the chance. To Georgia's credit, they gave him an opportunity and Tiger proved himself and helped them win a football game."

With the Louisville Fire, in the arenafootball2 league, Jones ranks fourth on the all-time career-receiving list and sixth on the all-time career-scoring list. In 2007, he had 2,133 yards on 161 receptions and added 41 touchdowns. He also set the franchise single season record for most pass reception yards.

The Fire hit the road Friday to take on the Mahoning Valley Thunder. The Fire will then return to Freedom Hall on Saturday, July 12 against the Albany Conquest.

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