Countdown to the Big Game: Day 17 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Countdown to the Big Game: Day 17

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Let's check out another Heartland football star at number 17.

Former Saluki tight end Damon Jones enjoyed an outstanding career with one team in the National Football League.

Jones was the first tight end selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 1997 draft.

He went on to play in 40 games over five seasons with the Jaguars, including 22 starts.

Over his NFL career, Jones scored an impressive 11 touchdowns.

For a full list of people from the Heartland with NFL ties, you can click here.

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