Felix Jones, Jr. (born May 8, 1987) is an American football running back for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Arkansas, and was a consensus All-American. He was drafted by the Cowboys in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft. Jones was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He attended Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, where he was a football standout and a teammate of Robert Meachem, a 2010 member of the New Orleans Saints and Mark Anderson, a 2010 member of the Houston Texans. Jones attend the University of Arkansas, where he majored in kinesiology and played for the Arkansas Razorbacks football team. While serving primarily as the back-up for All-American and two-time Doak Walker Award winner Darren McFadden, Jones was used in a variety of ways alongside McFadden and fullback Peyton Hillis in the Arkansas backfield. In the Wildhog formation, Jones was used as a runner, receiver, blocker, or simply a decoy.
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