W.A. "Dub" JonesFootball, 1943-51
Tulane University/NFL

Inducted: 1984

  • Played collegiate football at LSU and Tulane, where he won All-American and All-SEC halfback honors in 1944 as he rushed for 700 yards and four touchdowns.
  • In seven years with the Cleveland Browns, he was All-NFL, a member of the 1952 Pro-Bowl squad and led the Browns in rushing with 492 yards in 1955.
  • The Browns won three Championships with Jones' contribution and his six touchdowns against Chicago in 1951 remains a Cleveland record.
  • A native of Ruston, helped the Ruston Bearcats to the 1941 state championship.
  • Jones is also a member of the Halls of Fame for Louisiana (1982) and Tulane.
  • Born Dec. 29, 1924. He is the father of former NFL quarterback Bert Jones.