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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bert Jones

Quarterback

 
 
Bert Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
November 11, 2016
1. Bert Jones Marker
Inscription.
"The Ruston Rifle" -- he had as strong an arm as any quarterback in college history. A 1972 All-American, he finished fourth in Heisman Trophy voting that year. His most notable games were a 1971 win over Notre Dame and vs. Ole Miss in 1972 when. with time expiring, he threw a winning TD pass. Played 10 years in the NFL, nine with Baltimore, and was the 1976 NFL MVP.

All-American
1972

 
Erected by Harry and Eugenie Burglass.
 
Location. 30° 24.724′ N, 91° 11.113′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on West Stadium Road north of South Stadium Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ron Estay (here, next to this marker); Robert Dugas (here, next to this marker); Tommy Casanova (here, next to this marker); Warren Capone (here, next to this marker); James Britt (here, next to this marker); Mike Anderson (here, next to this marker); Albert Richardson (here, next to this marker); George Bevan (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
More about this marker.
The Al & Bruce Adams Families Recognition Wall image. Click for full size.
November 11, 2016
2. The Al & Bruce Adams Families Recognition Wall
Located on the Al & Bruce Adams Families Recognition Wall. This wall features LSU All-Americans from the 20th Century.
 
Categories. Sports
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2017.
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