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Former Nevada defensive end Lenny Jones signs with CFL's Calgary Stampeders

Lenny Jones
Lenny Jones has signed a deal with a CFL team. (File)

Lenny Jones, who played for the Nevada football team from 2011-15, has signed a contract with the Canadian Football League's Calgary Stampeders, Jones told Nevada Sports Net on Wednesday.

Jones, a 6-foot-3, 260-pound defensive end, accumulated 151 tackles, including 31.5 for loss, and 20 sacks in his four-year Wolf Pack career. He had three interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown, three fumble recoveries and four forced fumbles.

Undrafted in 2016, Jones has spent time with the NFL's San Francisco 49ers (2016), Oakland Raiders (2016), Los Angeles Rams (2016), Dallas Cowboys (2016–2017) and Cleveland Browns (2018), although he hasn't appeared in a regular-season NFL game.

The 28-year-old Jones joins former Nevada teammate RB Don Jackson with the Stampeders. Jackson has played the last two years with the team. Fellow ex-Nevada players WR Lemar Durant (BC Lions) and QB Cody Fajardo (Saskatchewan Roughriders) also play in the CFL.

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