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Jacksonville Jaguars


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

Luck runs for two TDs to lead Colts past Jaguars

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
The Colts beat the Jaguars 27-10 on Thursday night behind two rushing touchdowns from rookie QB Andrew Luck.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Adams, Khan running out of patience

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The job security of Titans head coach Mike Munchak and Jaguars GM Gene Smith and head coach Mike Mularkey is extemely tenuous.

Jaguars re-sign OL Vallos

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed veteran OG-C Steve Vallos and waived RB Keith Toston.

AFC South Spin cycle: Colts' win about more than Luck

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Colts rookie QB Andrew Luck was cool and collected in Indianapoiis' emotional Week Nine victory over the Dolphins.

Leshoure paces Lions with three TDs in win

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
Mikel Leshoure ran for three touchdowns, and the Lions turned in their most complete victory of the season, 31-14 over the Jaguars.

Thomas a logical fit with Lions

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Lions didn’t seem to be in need of a wide receiver, but trading for the Jaguars’ Mike Thomas makes sense on multiple levels.

Jaguars WR Shorts' emergence helped make Thomas expendable

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
With Mike Thomas being shipped to Detroit, the Jaguars are counting on Cecil Shorts to continue his impressive development in Year Two.

Jaguars claim WR Armstrong

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The Jaguars claimed WR Anthony Armstrong, the team announced Wednesday.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Dealing draft picks at deadline risky

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The NFL’s extended trade deadline looms, but teams like the Lions and GM Martin Mayhew should be leery of trading away draft picks for players.

Reports: Jaguars trade WR Thomas to Lions

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
The Lions acquired WR Mike Thomas from the Jaguars, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport first reported.

Jaguars sign OL Vallos

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed OL Steve Vallos and LB Brandon Marshall and waived QB John Parker Wilson and RB Keith Toston.

AFC South Spin cycle: Colts continue to surprise

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Colts edged the Titans in the battle for second in the AFC South, while the shorthanded Jaguars gave a gutsy effort in Green Bay.

Packers survive scare from Jaguars

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers went back to an old favorite, connecting with Donald Driver on a 4-yard touchdown to seal Green Bay's 24-15 victory over the Jaguars.

Jaguars promote QB Wilson, activate DE Chick

Posted Oct. 27, 2012 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
The Jaguars promoted QB John Parker Wilson from the practice squad and activated DE John Chick from the physically-unable-to-perform list.

Jaguars sign CB Rutland

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Jaguars announced Friday that they have signed second-year CB Kevin Rutland to the 53-man roster.

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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