On Jan. 18, 2021, Tony Jones Jr. signed a reserve/futures contract with the Saints. Jones Jr. spent nearly all of the 2020 marketing campaign on the Saints apply squad. He was elevated to the energetic roster on Jan. 2, 2021, for the workforce’s Week 17 recreation in opposition to the Carolina Panthers, and reverted to the apply squad after the sport. Jones was a four-year letterman for Notre Dame. In 2019, he began 12 video games, dashing for 857 yards and 6 touchdowns as he grew to become the tenth participant at school historical past with 5 or extra 100-yard dashing video games in a single season.