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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, was soaking it in after the Giants beat the Patriots 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI.
“It is just one of those feelings you never forget,” said Jones, who saw limited action on defense and special teams. “It was so close to Cincinnati that I wish I could have had more people here but there is only so much you can do.”
Jones, who started five games for the Giants this season, had 15 family members and friends in the stands for the game. He is the second Moeller player to win a Super Bowl, joining offensive lineman Steve Sylvester, who was a member of three championship teams with the Raiders.
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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 [...]
Tuesday was a day for the New York Giants to celebrate their fourth Super Bowl in franchise history, but there was also some sad news as well.
According to the Giants, tight end Jake Ballard suffered a torn ACL. He was one of two tight ends for the Giants who suffered a torn ACL during the Super Bowl, Travis Beckum was the other player.
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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 tight end Jake Ballard suffered a torn ACL during Super Bowl XLVI, the Giants announced. Ballard suffered the injury during the game, but attempted to return. NBC cameras showed Ballard attempting to run and cut on the sidelines before he crumpled to the Lucas Oil Stadium turf. Signed by the Giants as an undrafted free agent out of Ohio State in 2010, Ballard started...
The New York Giants already lost backup tight end Travis Beckum to a knee injury in the first half of Super Bowl XLVI, and it appears as though they have lost starting tight end Jake Ballard to a knee injury as well. Ballard injured his knee on a play in the fourth quarter. And while he walked off the field under his own power, when he tried to test out the knee by running on the...
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.
The Giants are going to need to add a couple of tight ends this offseason. While the team was wrapping up their dual celebrations in Manhattan and East Rutherford on Tuesday afternoon, they announced that tight end Jake Ballard tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during the Super Bowl. Ballard was helped…
Jake Ballard tore his ACL in SB46 but as the video shows, he really did try and tough it out and play. The Giants lost both starting TE’s (Travis Beckum is the other) to torn ACL’s in the Super Bowl, but were still able to pull it out with Bear Pascoe the only healthy option left on the roster.
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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.
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tight end Jake Ballard tore his left anterior cruciate ligament during the second half of Sunday's Super Bowl.
The New York Giants have lost their second tight end of Super Bowl XLVI to an injury when starter Jake Ballard left the game during the third quarter.
This is has been an uneven Super Bowl, but we’re headed for a fun ending. The Giants will be a little shorthanded down the stretch. Tight end Jake Ballard is now out for the game, just like tight end Travis Beckum. Safety Antrel Rolle was also shaken up in the fourth quarter, but was able…