2017 NFL Draft

Marvin Jones, WR

School: California  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Etiwanda, CA
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 199 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
Played in 43 games during his four seasons at Cal from 2008-11, making 38 starts by starting all of the team's games over his final three campaigns ... finished his career among Cal's all-time leaders in receiving yards (2,260, 6th), 100-yard receiving games (6, T6th), receptions (156, T7th) and receiving touchdowns (13, T8th) ... also ranks tied for seventh on Cal's single-game receptions list with the 12 he recorded as a junior at Nevada ... set career highs for both receptions (62) and receiving yards (846) as a senior in 2011, both second on the club, after leading Cal in both receptions and receiving yards in 2009 and `10 as well as in touchdown receptions as a 2009 sophomore ... made at least one reception in each of his past 38 games over his final three seasons (2009-11) ... posted career averages of 14.6 yards per catch and 52.8 receiving yards per game, as well as a long reception of 62 against Colorado in his junior season ... snared 33 catches of 20 or more yards in his career, as well as five grabs of 50 or more ... led or co-led all Cal receivers in receptions in 16 games and in receiving yards on 13 occasions ... added 11 rushes for 116 yards (10.5 ypr) and a long of 48 for a touchdown in the 2010 season opener against UC Davis ... also had 14 punt returns for 102 yards, all as a senior, and a long of 37 against USC during his senior campaign ... scored 86 career points, adding a two-point conversion to his 14 total touchdowns ... finished with 2,488 all-purpose yards (116 rush, 2,270 receiving, 102 punt return) ... had four career tackles.
2011 Season
An honorable mention All-Pac-12 choice of the league's coaches and a member of the ESPN.com Pac-12 Blog's all-underrated team ... added a pair of team honors, picking up a Cort Majors Captain Award on offense as he was one of the team's four season captains, as well as the Ken Harvey Award for the Player Showing Special Academic Commitment and Improvement ... established career highs in both receptions (62) and receiving yards (846) while starting and making at least one catch in all 13 games ... added three touchdown catches to rank tied for second on the team, an average of 13.6 yards per catch that was the second-highest among the team's regular receivers and 866 all-purpose yards (22 rush, 758 receiving, 86 punt return) to rank third on the club ... his final per-game averages registered ninth in the Pac-12 in receiving yards (65.08, 73rd NCAA) and 13th in receptions (4.77, T80th NCAA) ... registered a season-high eight catches for 88 yards in the Holiday Bowl vs. Texas ... caught seven passes for a season-high 123 yards and a touchdown against Presbyterian, including a season long catch of 51 yards ... had the first of his two 100-yard receiving games in the season opener vs. Fresno State, making five receptions for 118 yards and a career-high-tying two touchdowns while earning honorable mention Wide Receiver Performer of the Week honors from the College Football Performance Awards ... recorded at least five catches and 55 yards in each of his first seven games - vs. Fresno State (5-118-2TD), Colorado (5-55), Presbyterian (7-123-TD), Washington (6-79), Oregon (6-66), USC (6-89) and Utah (5-69). Posted five catches for 54 yards in the regular-season finale at Arizona State when he also rushed twice in a game for the first time in his career for nine yards ... kept his catch streak alive in the previous four games against UCLA (1-11), Washington State (2-19), Oregon State (3-23) and Stanford (3-52) when he was also on the receiving end of a two-point conversion from Zach Maynard that cut the Cardinal lead to 31-28 late in the contest ... added five rushes for 22 yards and had his longest rush of the season with a 23-yarder vs. Washington State ... returned punts for the first time in his career, bringing back 14 for 102 yards, including a season-long 37 yarder vs. USC that was also the longest by a Cal player in 2011 ... had 12 explosive plays of 20 or more yards (11 receptions, one rush) from the line of scrimmage ... also chipped in with three tackles ... had single tackles against Fresno State, USC and Washington State ... earned midseason All-American honorable mention and second-team All-Pac-12 honors from to Phil Steele ... listed as the nation's No. 39 draft-eligible wide receiver by Steele prior to the season ... on the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award for the second consecutive season and also a candidate for the Paul Warfield Award ... a second-team preseason All-Pac-12 choice of Lindy's and a third-team selection of Steele ... among Cal's "Players to Watch" according to Lindy's ... listed as a "Top Target" on a Fantasy Flash sidebar in Cal's team section of Athlon's season preview magazine.
2010 Season
An honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection after leading Cal for the second consecutive season in both receptions (50) and receiving yards (765) ... also paced the club with a 15.3 yards per catch average and ranked second to Keenan Allen with his four touchdown catches ... started all 13 games and led the team in receiving yards on six occasions and receptions five times, while making at least one catch in every contest for the second straight year ... the 50 catches and 765 receiving yards were both the highest single-season totals by a Cal player Lavelle Hawkins recorded 72 catches and 872 receiving yards in 2007 ... ranked among Pac-10 and NCAA leaders in per-game numbers for both receiving yards (63.75, No. 6 Pac-10, No. 67 NCAA) and receptions (4.17, No. 11 Pac-10, No. 92-T NCAA) ... had the biggest statistical game of his career against Nevada when he recorded 12 catches for 161 yards to earn honorable mention Wide Receiver Performer of the Week recognition from the College Football Performance Awards ... his 12 catches at Nevada tied for the seventh-highest total ever in a single game at Cal, were the most by a Golden Bear player since Geoff MacArthur hauled in a school-record 16 passes at Stanford in 2003, and tied for the most by a Pac-10 player in 2010 ... the 161 receiving yards were the most by a Cal player since Hawkins had 192 vs. Oregon State in 2007 and the eighth-most by a conference player in a 2010 contest ... had a total of three 100-yard receiving games ... also went over the 100-yard receiving mark vs. Arizona State when he had four catches for 110 yards and the longest touchdown catch of his career on the receiving end of Kevin Riley's 52-yard scoring strike, as well as at Washington State when his four-catch, 101-yard day included a 50-yard reception from Brock Mansion ... had one touchdown catch in each of the season's first two games, hauling in five passes for 81 yards in the season-opener against UC Davis and four for 86 yards the following game vs. Colorado when he also gained 23 yards on the first rush of his career ... had five catches for 66 yards at Oregon State, including a 32-yarder from Riley on a play in which the senior quarterback was injured and ended up being the final play of his collegiate career ... had four catches for 41 yards at Arizona and went over the career 1,000-yard receiving mark in the contest ... came up with his other receiving touchdown in the Big Game against Stanford when he caught three balls for 49 yards ... scored the first rushing touchdown of his career on a 48-yard run on a reverse against UCLA ... third-team midseason All-Pac-10 selection by Phil Steele ... was on the Biletnikoff Award watch list for the honor given annually to the nation's top receiver ... named by Athlon and Phil Steele as a third-team preseason All-Pac-10 choice, while being selected as the No. 64 draft-eligible wide receiver by the latter ... also chosen as a "Sleeper to Watch for College Fantasy Football" by Athlon and one of Cal's "Players to Watch" according to Lindy's.
2009 Season
Started all 13 games and finished with totals of 43 catches, 651 receiving yards and six touchdown catches, all leading the team and ranking among the Pac-10 leaders in both receiving yards per game (12th, 50.08) and receptions per game (14th-T, 3.31) ... led the team in receptions eight times and in receiving yards on four occasions ... had at least one reception in all 13 games and finished the season with four consecutive contests of at least four receptions, totaling 20 catches and 261 receiving yards during the stretch ... recorded the first two-touchdown reception game of his career at UCLA, including a 43-yarder that was his longest catch of the season, among his four receptions for 89 yards to help Cal get its first win in Los Angeles under head coach Jeff Tedford ... made his first collegiate TD catch in the season-opener vs. Maryland, while also adding single scoring grabs vs. Washington State, at Arizona State and at Stanford ... posted season-highs of six receptions and 107 receiving yards at Washington to end the regular season ... had five receptions for 65 yards vs. Arizona and five catches for 44 yards vs. Utah in the Poinsettia Bowl ... had four catches for 58 yards at Arizona and four for 45 yards at Stanford ... his four three-catch games came vs. Maryland (3-74), vs. USC (3-53), vs. Washington State (3-48) and vs. Eastern Washington (3-29) ... picked up an unassisted tackle vs. Oregon State.
2008 Season
Appeared in five games off the bench and had one catch for eight yards in the third game of the season at Maryland ... suffered a knee injury in practice during Cal's first bye week between the third and fourth games of the year and did not play again until Dec. 6 vs. Washington.
High School
An All-America and All-Far West choice of SuperPrep ... ranked as a four-star recruit and the No. 23 wide receiver prospect in the country according to Scout ... was also listed as the No. 23 wide receiver nationally and the No. 22 overall prospect in California by Rivals ... CalHiSports second-team All-State selection ... produced a solid senior season, leading his team to a share of the Baseline League regular-season championship ... hauled in 81 receptions for a league-high 1,040 yards and 10 touchdowns ... added 71 tackles with four interceptions as a defensive back ... played in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl ... caught 63 passes for 1,309 yards and 12 touchdowns in his junior campaign, earning first-team All-State honors ... also had 62 tackles and three interceptions on the defensive side of the ball as a junior.
Full name is Marvin Lewis Jones, Jr. ... born March 12, 1990 ... parents are Marvin Jones Sr. and Pamela Harper ... father wrestled at Cal State Bakersfield.

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