Eddie Jones: “It’s Weird” Playing with an Old Man

Eddie Jones:   “It’s Weird” Playing with an Old Man

Eddie Jones put out a tweet that he was playing with a guy who was drafted when he was five years old.  I could only assume he meant Brunell and I engaged in a quick conversation.

realeddiejones Its weird that one of my teammates got drafted when I was only 5 years old!! #stillgrinding 8/26/11 11:00 PM
e_man @realeddiejones Are you talking about the old man Brunell? hahaha 8/27/11 9:12 AM
realeddiejones @e_man , yes bro. Its weird 8/27/11 9:14 AM
e_man @realeddiejones hahaha, so his daughter is probably your age. lol 8/27/11 9:16 AM

Eddie Jones

Eddie Lewis Jones, Jr. (born January 11, 1988) is an American football linebacker who currently plays for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was signed by the Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Texas.

Mark Allen Brunell (born September 17, 1970) is an American football quarterback who currently plays for the New York Jets. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round of the 1993 NFL Draft. He played college football at Washington.

Brunell was a three-time Pro Bowl selection with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He has also played for the Washington Redskins, the New Orleans Saints and the New York Jets. In the 2009 season he earned a Super Bowl ring as the backup quarterback and holder for the Saints’ Super Bowl XLIV winning team.