Former Hudson Valley Standout Ernest Jones Selected for NFL Europe

CONTACT: Steve Mullen 9518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Ernest Jones, who played football at Hudson Valley in 2002 and 2003, was selected by the Cologne Centurions in the 2007 NFL Europe Free Agent Draft.

Jones, a defensive tackle, was a two-time All-Northeast Football Conference selection at Hudson Valley. Following his time in Troy, he became an All-Ohio Valley Conference selection at Tennessee State University and was in training camp with the Detroit Lions last summer.

Cologne plays its first game against Hamburg on Sunday, April 1.