NameNo.PosSeasons playedGamesStarts
Marcus Jones 78 DL 1996-2001 84 39
CollegeHeightWeightDate of birth
North Carolina 6-6 286 15-Aug-73
How acquiredHow left
1st round pick 1996 Released during the 2002 season
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Profile
Former first round pick who was twice exposed in expansion drafts by the Bucs. Bounced back from being passed over by Cleveland and from recording one sack in three seasons, to notch seven sacks in 1999 and then a career-high 13 in 2000 and a new contract. Switched to left end from his favoured right side in 2001 and recorded only three sacks before being passed over by the Houston Texans in their expansion draft. Was a defensive tackle in college and his first two seasons in Tampa. Suffered a knee injury during the 2002 pre-season and was placed on injured reserve. Recovered by mid-October and was waived by the Bucs at that point and was eventually picked up the Bills.

1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
GamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStarts
16 3 7 1 14 0 16 4 16 16 15 15

Tackles
Season Solo Asst Total
1996 17 8 25
1997 1 0 1
1998 3 3 6
1999 24 12 36
2000 30 20 50
2001 18 21 39
Total 93 64 157
SacksPasses Defensed
Season No. Season No
19961.0 19961
19971
19997.0 19991
200013.0 20001
20013.0 20012
Total24.0 Total6