Thomas Jones

Thomas Quinn Jones (born August 19, 1978 in Big Stone Gap, Virginia) is an American football running back for the New York Jets. He is an alumnus of the University of Virginia, where he set numerous rushing records. The Arizona Cardinals drafted Jones as the seventh pick of the 2000 NFL Draft. After three years in Arizona, Jones spent a year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before signing a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bears as a free agent in 2004. After two consecutive 1,000-yard rushing seasons, Jones was traded to the New York Jets after the 2006 season.