Former Jackson State linebacker Javancy Jones might be done with football.
According to a tweet posted on Sunday, Jones, who signed a undrafted free-agent contract with the Arizona Cardinals, is reportedly moving on from football.
— Shaun (@FCSScout) May 14, 2017
Jones confirmed the news in a series of Facebook posts, though he indicated via Twitter that he currently doesn’t have an agent.
@Chris1400 I don’t have anyone right now
— JavancyJones (@TheRealJavJones) May 14, 2017
Have you ever been doing some because of what you thought ppl back home wild say? It’s crazy how this whole weekend I…
I want to thank everybody for the love and support, but my journey has came to a pause! I’m man enough to tell y’all…
Just last month, Jones expressed excitement about getting an opportunity with the Cardinals.
“They use their linebackers everywhere,” he told the Clarion-Ledger. “They line guys up on the end with their hand on the ground, they stand them up off the line and drop them into coverage and they love to bring a lot of different blitzes.”
Jones, who led the FCS in tackles for loss in 2015, with 25.5, recorded 82 total tackles and 19.5 for loss last season.