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Marvin Jones
WR #82
Height:
6-2
Weight:
195
Age:
24
College:
California
Hometown:
Fontana, CA
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2013):

REC
51
YDS
712
AVG
14
TDS
10
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 69 913 13.2 45 11 11 112 10.2 37 0 0 0
2013 CIN 16 3 51 712 14 45 10 8 65 8.1 34 0 -- --
2012 CIN 11 5 18 201 11.2 23 1 3 47 15.7 37 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @CHI L 21-24 1 7 7 7 0 1 14 14 14 0 -- --
2 PIT W 20-10 3 35 11.7 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 GB W 34-30 3 38 12.7 22 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @CLE L 6-17 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 NE W 13-6 2 39 19.5 28 0 1 8 8 8 0 -- --
6 @BUF W 27-24 3 71 23.7 42 1 1 34 34 34 0 -- --
7 @DET W 27-24 4 57 14.3 18 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 NYJ W 49-9 8 122 15.3 45 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @MIA L 20-22 4 66 16.5 26 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @BAL L 17-20 1 2 2 2 0 1 7 7 7 0 -- --
11 CLE W 41-20 1 9 9 9 0 1 -1 -1 -1 0 -- --
13 @SD W 17-10 2 12 6 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 IND W 42-28 3 60 20 29 1 1 -3 -3 -3 0 -- --
15 @PIT L 20-30 5 48 9.6 13 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 MIN W 42-14 6 85 14.2 21 0 2 6 3 5 0 -- --
17 BAL W 34-17 5 61 12.2 17 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

700 CLUB: On Oct. 27 vs. Jets, in the Bengals franchise's 700th regular season game, Jones became the first Bengal with four TD receptions in a game … Totaled eight receptions for 122 yards (both career highs), and his TD total tied club record for TDs of any variety in a game, equaling mark set previously by RBs Larry Kinnebrew and Corey Dillon … Became first player on any NFL team to get four receiving TDs in a game since Nov. 18, 2007, when New England's Randy Moss and Dallas' Terrell Owens each had four.

2013 HIGHLIGHTS: Played in Games 1-16 (three starts), catching 51-for-712 with 10 TDs and rushing eight-for-65 ... Second on team in receiving yards and total TDs … Three receptions for 38 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown, Sept. 22 vs. Green Bay ... His two-for-39 on Oct. 6 vs. New England included 28-yard gain on third-and-15 from Bengals two-yard line, extending drive that wound up going 93 yards for deciding TD ... On Oct. 13 at Buffalo, caught three for career-high 71 yards, with a 10-yard TD and a 34-yard rush on a reverse ... Also at Buffalo, led team with career-best 105 yards from scrimmage ... Caught four-for-57 Oct. 20 at Detroit, with a 12-yard TD catch for 14-10 lead late in second quarter, a play on which he skied above a defender to make catch in end zone and withstood a hard hit on way to the ground ...  Also at Detroit, caught an 18-yard pass on third-and-12 to preserve opening drive of second half, culminating in a Bengals TD ... Caught eight-for-122 with a Bengals-record four receiving TDs Oct. 27 vs. the Jets (more detail in previous item) ... Caught four-for-66 on Oct. 31 at Miami ... Caught one-for-two and rushed one-for-seven Nov. 10 at Baltimore … One catch for nine yards Nov. 17 vs. Cleveland ... Caught two-for-12 Dec. 1 at San Diego ... Caught three-for-60 on Dec. 8 vs. Indianapolis, with a pair of 29-yard receptions, one for game’s first TD ... On Dec. 15 at Pittsburgh, caught five-for-48, with a 13-yard TD on fourth-and-five play in fourth quarter ... Caught six-for-85 and rushed two-for-six Dec. 22 vs. Minnesota ... Had 61 yards on five receptions, with a 16-yard TD on an acrobatic, one-handed catch, Dec. 29 vs. Baltimore.

Jones is in his second pro season and made big impact ...Second on team with 10 TDs, including Bengals-record four receiving scores Oct. 27 vs. N.Y. Jets ... Along with A.J. Green, became first pair of Bengals teammates to each record at least 10 receiving TDs ... Second on team with 712 receiving yards ... Also had big plays in consecutive wins vs. New England, at Buffalo, at Detroit … Fifth-round pick moved into starting role during last season’s final stretch, due in part to injuries.

700 CLUB: On Oct. 27 vs. Jets, in the Bengals franchise's 700th regular season game, Jones became the first Bengal with four TD receptions in a game … Totaled eight receptions for 122 yards (both career highs), and his TD total tied club record for TDs of any variety in a game, equaling mark set previously by RBs Larry Kinnebrew and Corey Dillon … Became first player on any NFL team to get four receiving TDs in a game since Nov. 18, 2007, when New England's Randy Moss and Dallas' Terrell Owens each had four.

2013 HIGHLIGHTS: Played in Games 1-16 (three starts), catching 51-for-712 with 10 TDs and rushing eight-for-65 ... Second on team in receiving yards and total TDs … Three receptions for 38 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown, Sept. 22 vs. Green Bay ... His two-for-39 on Oct. 6 vs. New England included 28-yard gain on third-and-15 from Bengals two-yard line, extending drive that wound up going 93 yards for deciding TD ... On Oct. 13 at Buffalo, caught three for career-high 71 yards, with a 10-yard TD and a 34-yard rush on a reverse ... Also at Buffalo, led team with career-best 105 yards from scrimmage ... Caught four-for-57 Oct. 20 at Detroit, with a 12-yard TD catch for 14-10 lead late in second quarter, a play on which he skied above a defender to make catch in end zone and withstood a hard hit on way to the ground ...  Also at Detroit, caught an 18-yard pass on third-and-12 to preserve opening drive of second half, culminating in a Bengals TD ... Caught eight-for-122 with a Bengals-record four receiving TDs Oct. 27 vs. the Jets (more detail in previous item) ... Caught four-for-66 on Oct. 31 at Miami ... Caught one-for-two and rushed one-for-seven Nov. 10 at Baltimore … One catch for nine yards Nov. 17 vs. Cleveland ... Caught two-for-12 Dec. 1 at San Diego ... Caught three-for-60 on Dec. 8 vs. Indianapolis, with a pair of 29-yard receptions, one for game’s first TD ... On Dec. 15 at Pittsburgh, caught five-for-48, with a 13-yard TD on fourth-and-five play in fourth quarter ... Caught six-for-85 and rushed two-for-six Dec. 22 vs. Minnesota ... Had 61 yards on five receptions, with a 16-yard TD on an acrobatic, one-handed catch, Dec. 29 vs. Baltimore.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Cincinnati in fifth round of 2012 NFL Draft (166th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-12-12.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012—Played in 11 games (Games 1-2, 4, 6-7 and 11-16), with five starts (Games 12-16), and totaled 18 receptions for 201 yards and a TD, as well as three rushes for 47 yards ... Inactive for Games 3 and 5, and for Games 8-10 due to knee injury suffered in Oct. 21 vs. Pittsburgh ... On Sept. 16 vs. Cleveland, drew a 31-yard pass interference penalty against Browns, helping set up a FG ... One reception for five yards Sept. 30 at Jacksonville — his first NFL catch ... Suffered knee injury while playing on kickoff return team in first quarter Oct. 21 vs. Pittsburgh, forcing him out of the game ... Returned to action Nov. 25 vs. Oakland; had no receptions but threw a key block on 39-yard run by BenJarvus Green-Ellis ... Two-for-20 receiving Dec. 2 at San Diego in his first NFL start ... Three receptions for 45 yards Dec. 9 vs. Dallas, and had a 37-yard rush on an end-around on Cincinnati's opening possession, setting up a TD ... Had a 10-yard rush Dec. 13 at Philadelphia ... Recorded season highs in catches (five) and yards (65) Dec. 23 at Pittsburgh ... Tied his season high with five catches (for 45 yards) Dec. 30 vs. Baltimore, and scored his first career TD on 11-yard catch from Andy Dalton in second quarter ... Played in all four preseason games and led team in TDs (two) and receiving yards (150), and finished second in receptions (nine).

COLLEGE: Played four seasons (2008-11) at California, seeing action in 43 games, and had all 38 of his starts in last three seasons ... Increased receptions and yards totals each year ... His 156 career receptions tied for seventh in school history, his 2270 yards ranked sixth, and his 13 receiving TDs ranked tied for eighth ... Also rushed 11-for-116 (10.5) with a TD ... Averaged 7.3 yards on 14 punt returns, all as a senior ... Caught 62-for-846 with three TDs as a senior.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Fontana, Calif. ... Attended Etiwanda High School in Fontana, Calif., where he made California Top 25 prospect list by Rivals.com ... Played CB as well as WR ... Over his final two prep seasons, caught 144 passes for 2349 yards and 22 TDs, and on defense had 133 tackles and seven INTs ... African-American Studies major at Cal ... Has two sons, Marv III and Mareon.

Recent Articles

  • Jones has a radio row

    Posted Jan 30, 2014

    The last time Marvin Jones tore through the Big Apple like this, he scored four touchdowns against the Jets back in October at Paul Brown Stadium.

  • Playoff duet

    Posted Jan 2, 2014

    Marvin Jones and Keenan Allen, the Cal bookends, play with a chip on their shoulders, glue on their hands and a song in their heart when they meet in Sunday's wild card game.

  • Marvelous Marv Rex Jets

    Posted Oct 28, 2013

    The fourth touchdown catch that put Marvin Jones in the Bengals record book ahead of A.J. Green, Chad Johnson, Isaac Curtis, Eddie Brown and all the other great Bengals wide receivers is what the man they now call Marvelous Marv is all about.

  • Marvelous Marv

    Posted Oct 24, 2013

    Marvin Lewis Jones, traded for Chad Johnson and second only to A.J. Green in the seemingly endless line of Bengals receivers with three touchdown catches, is living up to the names.

  • Unscripted script

    Posted Feb 20, 2013

    James Urban, the Bengals Energizer Bunny of a wide receivers coach, loves being on the field this upcoming weekend at Indianapolis when he helps run the receiver drills at the NFL Scouting Combine.

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