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Alan Ball

Alan Ball - #23 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 191 lbs.
Birthday 03/29/1985
Birthplace Detroit, MI
College Illinois
Years played 6
Drafted 2007, 7th round, 27th pick by Cowboys

Jaguars re-sign DT Ellison, OG Forney

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced today that they have re-signed DT Atiyyah Ellison and OG Kynan Forney. The length and terms of both contracts were not disclosed. Ellison was scheduled to become a restricted free agent at midnight tonight, while Forney would ...

AFC South team needs

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
Steve Slaton's shoulder injury and fumbling problems may have convinced the Texans that they need to acquire an every-down back who can reduce Slaton's load. PFW continues its series evaluating the needs of every team — this time, the ...

Jaguars officially re-sign WR Williamson

Posted March 02, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Jaguars today confirmed the re-signing of WR Troy Williamson, a move that had been reported last month. Williamson would have become a restricted free agent Friday. The length and terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Jaguars re-sign DT Stanley

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced Monday that they have re-signed DT Montavious Stanley, who was scheduled to become a restricted free agent at the end of this week.

Jaguars CB Cox proves that he belongs

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
CB Derek Cox had a lot to prove last season. After the Jaguars traded second- and seventh-round picks to the Patriots in order to move up and select Cox in the third round, the William & Mary product who wasn't ...

Coin flips determine draft order for six teams

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 9:21 a.m. ET
Three coin flips were conducted to determine the draft order for six teams Friday at the Combine.

Report: Jaguars re-sign Williamson

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have re-signed WR Troy Williamson, NFL.com is reporting. Williamson was due to become a restricted free agent March 5, but the team evidently felt he was a worth bringing back. Terms of his new deal weren't ...

Jaguars cut Holt, Thomas and Meier

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced the release of three veteran players Thursday — WR Torry Holt, OT Tra Thomas and DT Rob Meier. The moves did not come as a surprise, as all three were notified last week they would be released.

Jaguars look to establish identity

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Following his season end review, owner Wayne Weaver instructed GM Gene Smith and head coach Jack Del Rio to establish a true identity for the football team this offseason.

Titans hire Pola as RB coach

Posted Jan. 25, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
The Titans hired Jaguars RB coach Kennedy Pola to the same position on Monday. He replaces Earnest Byner, who was fired over the weekend, according to the club.

Report: Jaguars to hire Cullen as assistant coach

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Jaguars plan to hire former Lions defensive line coach Joe Cullen as their next assistant head coach, according to a team source.

Jacksonville civic group doing its part to sell tickets

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
Touchdown Jacksonville, a local civic group focused on reviving interest for the Jaguars, has started an initiative called Team Teal to sell season tickets for 2010.

Del Rio's job safe for 2010 but reputation takes a hit

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 11 a.m. ET
Despite being given another opportunity to take his team to the playoffs in 2010, the past two weeks have damaged Jack Del Rio's reputation.

Weaver sticking with Del Rio

Posted Jan. 12, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Owner Wayne Weaver announced Tuesday that Jack Del Rio will remain the head coach of the Jaguars at least for the 2010 season.

Changes not on the horizon in Jacksonville

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
Owner Wayne Weaver said last week that no major changes would occur in the offseason despite another disappointing finish in 2009. This can be viewed as a good-news/bad-news statement for Jacksonville fans.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 15, 2013
Ball signed Friday with the Jags.||||||| Ball spent last season in Houston after playing five years in Dallas. He is expected to compete for a starting job for the Jaguars, who recently parted ways with cornerbacks Derek Cox, Rashean Mathis and Aaron Ross. Ball has 22 career starts and three interceptions.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012
Ball is active for Houston after missing the last five games with a sore foot.||||||| Ball has registered eight tackles in 11 games.
Posted April 28, 2010
The Dallas Cowboys have signed Ball, whose playing time figures to increase after the release of safety Ken Hamlin.||||||| Ball has played in 28 games, including three starts, over three seasons. He is listed as the starter at free safety. A seventh-round pick out of Illinois in 2007, Ball has 26 tackles and five pass breakups and has been a key special teams player.

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