Jones’ Dad Says Drugs Did Not Belong to Matt

This morning we learn from PRO FOOTBALL TALK that Steve Jones, the father of Jacksonville Jaguar wide receiver Matt Jones has issued a statement to an Arkansas TV station regarding his son’s arrest for felony possession of cocaine on Thursday.

Matt Jones Jaguars mugshot

In his statement, Steve offers up the always effective “he was holding it for a friend” defense. Jones tells KNWA-TV, “We want to make it clear that Matt was not in possession of any drugs, but that there were drugs in the vehicle and were located in the closest proximity to Matt. He does not claim any responsibility for the drugs.”

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