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Two-Sport Star Chad Jones in Car Accident
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Published: June 25, 2010, 09:00 AM (CT)
Updated: June 25, 2010, 01:41 PM (CT)
by LSUsports.net (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

BATON ROUGE - Former LSU two-sport star and New York Giants third-round draft pick Chad Jones was involved in a serious car accident Friday at approximately 6:15 a.m. CDT in New Orleans on Carrollton Ave. near Toulouse St.

Below is a statement issued by Jones' agent, Rocky Arceneaux of Alliance Sports, Inc.

"Chad Jones was involved in a serious auto accident early this morning. The severity of Chad's injuries up to this point is unknown. At this point, we are praying for Chad and ask that everyone does the same."

Jones was transported in "guarded" condition to the LSU Health System's Interim LSU Public Hospital in New Orleans.

LSU Football Head Coach Les Miles posted the following statement to his Twitter account (twitter.com/lsucoachmiles) on Friday morning: "Just got news about Chad Jones' car accident. We are praying for Chad and his family. Keep him in your prayers."

Drafted by the Giants and then by the Milwaukee Brewers in the MLB Draft seven weeks later, Jones signed a contract to play in the NFL on June 11.

Jones earned a 2007 national championship ring and three letters as a safety for the Tigers football team (2007-09), and also won a 2009 national championship as a pitcher and outfielder for the Tigers baseball team.

Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

 

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