Marvin Jones

Etiwanda High School graduate Marvin Jones Jr., a wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, beats Oakland Raider defensive back Daryl Worley to catch a long pass in an NFL game in Oakland on Nov. 3. (Contributed photo by Jerry Soifer)

Marvin Jones Jr., a former Etiwanda High School star, turned in a good performance for the Detroit Lions in their 31-24 loss to the Oakland Raiders in an NFL game on Nov. 3.

The receiver caught 8 passes for 126 yards and a touchdown during the game. One of his receptions was a spectacular 47-yard catch that he wrestled away from the Oakland defender.

Overall this year, the Fontana native has caught 42 passes for 535 yards and 6 touchdowns.

----- IN ANOTHER NFL GAME that day, Jamaal Williams, a former Summit High School player, caught a 10-yard touchdown pass in Green Bay's 26-11 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers.

Williams, a running back, hauled in 6 passes for 39 yards overall. He also carried the football 2 times for 10 yards.

This season, Williams has rushed 52 times for 228 yards and a TD, and he has caught 25 passes for 166 yards and 5 touchdowns.

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