David "Deacon" Jones

December 9, 1938– June 4, 2013
Eatonville, Florida
Hungerford High School
South Carolina State/Mississippi Vocational ‘61
Defensive End 6-5, 272

The Secretary of Defense
NFL Alumni “The Order of the Leather Helmet”
Black Sports Hall of Fame
NFL’s 75th Anniversary Team
8 Pro Bowls
7-time All-Pro
2-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year
The Sporting News’ 100 Greatest Football Players
Black College Football Hall of Fame
Pro Football Hall of Fame