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Detroit Lions draft former Gainesville High WR T.J. Jones in 6th round
Receiver had 70 catches for 1,108 yards at Notre Dame last season
Notre Dame wide receiver and Gainesville High graduate T.J. Jones reacts as he crosses the goal line as Navy cornerback Lonnie Richardson closes in the first half of a game last season in South Bend, Ind. Jones was drafted in the sixth round by the Detroit Lions in the NFL Draft on Saturday - photo by Associated Press
ALLEN PARK, Mich. — The Detroit Lions drafted Gainesville High grad and former Notre Dame wide receiver T.J. Jones with the 189th pick overall in the sixth round of Saturday's NFL Draft. As a senior for the Fighting Irish in 2013, Jones had 70 catches for 1,108 yards and nine touchdowns. For his career at Notre Dame, he had 181 catches and 19 touchdown grabs.
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