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Both Greg Jones and his high school sweetheart won rings on Super Bowl Sunday.
The rookie linebacker proposed to his girlfriend as confetti streamed down on him and his victorious teammates on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Jones' girlfriend, Amanda, said "Yes" just minutes after the Giants' 21-17 victory over the New England Patriots.
"She was bawling," Jones told The Star-Ledger Monday as the Giants left their hotel to return home. "I was like, 'I don't know how long she's going to keep crying.'"
He said the proposal was contingent on a Giants victory.
The 23-year-old, drafted in the sixth round in 2011, asked a teammate who was not playing to hold onto the ring for him during the game.
Jones and his fiancee met three years ago at Michigan State, and have been dating for about a year.
Jones is the backup middle linebacker for the Giants, playing primarily on special teams.
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Both Giants' rookie linebacker Greg Jones and his girlfriend got rings on Sunday, after he proposed to his college sweetheart following the G-Men's 21-17 win on Sunday.
Giants rookie linebacker Greg Jones will have plenty to celebrate over the next couple days. For starters, his team won the Super Bowl on Sunday. It will take a while to come down from that high — especially for a rookie — but Jones will have other things on his mind in addition to the big victory. According to the Star-Ledger, Jones proposed to his girlfriend on the field after...
Giants Rookie LB Greg Jones proposed to his girlfriend, Amanda Piechowski moments after his team became Super Bowl Champions. The rookie had practice-squad tight end Christian Hopkins hold onto the ring during the game. Obviously, Amanda said yes. And then began to cry. “She was bawling,” Jones said this morning as he and his teammates left the [...]
New York Giants rookie linebacker Greg Jones was able to not only get a Super Bowl ring during Sunday’s win over the Patriots, but he’ll also now be wearing a wedding ring.
Jones proposed to his girlfriend amidst all of the confetti and mayhem of winning the Super Bowl and of course she said yes and began to cry.
“She was bawling,” Jones said Monday morning. “I was like...
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Giants rookie linebacker had practice squad player hold ring during game
Giants linebacker Greg Jones isn’t the only one who left Indianapolis with a ring. Jones’ girlfriend, Mandy Piechowski, also took one home - but hers is an engagement ring.
Giants linebacker Greg Jones pulled an Ian Johnson. Johnson became famous for popping the question to his cheerleader girlfriend after Boise State’s Fiesta Bowl win a few years back. Jones quietly got down on one knee to ask his girlfriend to marry him amidst the confetti at Lucas Oil Stadium last night, according to Mike…
New York Giants linebacker Greg Jones followed his team's victory in Super Bowl XLVI with about the only thing that could top it -- he proposed to his girlfriend.
INDIANAPOLIS – Forty nine weeks ago, Greg Jones was running on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium at the NFL Scouting Combine trying to prove his chance of being drafted by a team.
On the same field on Sunday, Jones was on the same field with confetti raining down as a member of a Super Bowl champion team.
The Moeller grad and rookie linebacker, who was selected in the sixth round...
Giants rookie linebacker Greg Jones proposed to girlfriend Amanda Piechowski on Sunday night, immediately after the his team's 21-17 win over the Patriots.
Two former Michigan State Spartans - Greg Jones and Devin Thomas - helped the New York Giants win Super Bowl XLVI over the New England Patriots, 21-17, Sunday night in Indianapolis. Jones and Thomas both played on special teams in the game as the Giants won their fourth Super Bowl in franchise history.