The New York Jets have signed linebacker Eddie Jones to the practice squad. The announcement was made by general manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Jones (6'3", 260) spent training camp with the Jets and joined the practice squad Sept. 28 before being signed to the active roster Oct. 8 and making his NFL debut at New England last Sunday. He was waived by the team Tuesday.
In 50 career games (eight starts) at Texas, Jones totaled 111 tackles and 13 sacks. He was named All-Big 12 honorable mention as a senior in 2010 after he notched 52 tackles, six sacks, 10 tackles for loss and one forced fumble. He was an All-American at Kilgore (Texas) High School and participated in the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.