Cyrus Jones was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round (60th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
- Made his NFL debut and saw action in nickel situations and on special teams in the win at Arizona (9/11). Returned one punt for 10 yards and returned one kickoff for 26 yards.
- Played eight snaps on defense in the win vs. Miami (9/18).
- Returned two punts for 23 yards and recorded 24 yards on one kickoff return in the win vs. Houston (9/22). Also added two tackles.
- Returned two kickoffs for 30 yards and one punt for no gain vs. Buffalo (10/2). Also added one tackle.
- Recorded one tackle in the win at Cleveland (10/9) and was called for a penalty that led to his disqualification in the third quarter.
- Was inactive vs. Cincinnati (10/16), at Pittsburgh (10/23) and at Buffalo (10/30).
- Returned to action after missing the last three games and was used as a kick returner and a punt returner vs. Seattle (11/13). Returned two punts for a total of eight yards and returned one kickoff for 43 yards.
- Returned two kickoffs for 33 yards including a 20-yard return to open the second half of the win at San Francisco (11/20). Also fair caught two punts.
- Was inactive due to illness in the win at N.Y. Jets (11/27).
- Returned two punts for one yard in addition to one 24-yard kickoff return in the win vs. Los Angeles (12/4).
- Made his first career NFL start in the win vs. Baltimore (12/12) and recorded three total tackles in addition to returning one punt for no yards.
- Was inactive at Denver (12/18).
- Returned one punt four yards and totaled one defensive tackle in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (12/24).
- Was inactive at Miami (1/1), in the Divisional Round game vs. Houston (1/14), in the AFC Championship vs. Pittsburgh (1/22) and in the Super Bowl LI victory over Atlanta (2/5).
2015 - Senior Year:
- Played in 15 games and compiled 37 tackles, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
- Earned All-SEC honors as a defensive back.
- Also returned 42 punts for 530 yards and led the nation with four touchdowns, the most in a single season in Alabama’s history. His 530 return yards rank second all-time in Alabama single-season history.
- Named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week after the Charleston Southern game, where he set the school record with two punt return touchdowns in one game.
- Named Defensive MVP of the Cotton Bowl vs. Michigan, State, finishing with three tackles and an interception. Also added five punt returns for 80 yards and a touchdown.
2014 - Junior Year:
- Earned one of the starting jobs at cornerback with a strong fall camp and played his way into second team All-SEC recognition (Associated Press). Finished with 46 tackles, two tackles for loss (-10 yards), two forced fumbles, three interceptions (27 yards) and a team-high 13 pass breakups.
- Forced a fumble at Ole Miss and returned it 17 yards for a touchdown.
- Also had four punt returns for 82 yards and four kickoff returns for 77 yards.
- Earned Alabama Defensive Player of the Week honors against West Virginia, No. 14 LSU and No. 1 Mississippi State.
- West Virginia: Recorded a career-high seven tackles and one pass breakup.
- LSU: Broke up the Tigers' fourth-down pass in overtime to secure the Crimson Tide's 20-13 come-from-behind victory. Added an assisted tackle.
- Mississippi State: Intercepted his second pass of the season against the Bulldogs, picking off Heisman candidate Dak Prescott in the end zone in the fourth quarter. Finished with four solo tackles and two pass breakups.
2013 - Sophomore Year:
- Moved to the defensive side of the football in 2013 and played significant minutes at cornerback. Posted 25 tackles, one sack, two interceptions and five passes defensed.
- Came into the game for an injured Deion Belue against Texas A&M and made a critical first-half interception of Johnny Manziel in the end zone. Also made four solo tackles and one assisted stop in the game.
- Logged his first career start at cornerback against Tennessee and made four tackles with two solo stops and two pass breakups.
2012 - Freshman Year:
- Played in 11 games as a true freshman, catching four passes for 51 yards. Returned 10 kicks for 250 yards and returned eight punts for 61 yards, with a long of 32.
- Was named the 2011 Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year and was a consensus All-State player as a junior and senior and a Baltimore Sun All-Metro team in 2010 and 2011.
- Accounted for 2,365 all - purpose yards as a senior with 24 touchdowns while recording five interceptions on the defensive side of the ball.