LAST YEAR Thomas (left) and Julius Jones became the first brothers to rush for more than 1,000 yards for different NFL teams in the same season. The pair, who grew up with five sisters in Big Stone Gap, Va. (pop. 4,856), push each other on and off the field, and this week they meet in an NFL game for the second time when Thomas (723 yards rushing this year) and the 2--8 Jets visit Julius (428) and the 9--1 Cowboys. Here's a primer on the Joneses.
This is an article from the Nov. 26, 2007 issue
|How do sports stars fit in?||Thanksgiving dish I can't live without||Hours per week I'm in the gym||State I'm least likely to find on a map||Favorite chick flick||SI Sportsman of the Year should be ...|
|SANTONIO HOLMES Steelers WR||Sweet potato pie||Six||Idaho||I can't think of any||Kevin Garnett (left)|
|RONNIE BREWER Jazz G-F||Honey-baked ham, and macaroni and cheese||At least 18, probably 24||North Dakota||Love & Basketball||Tom Brady|
|STEVEN REINPRECHT Coyotes C||Pumpkin pie with whipped cream||Four||Vermont||Grease||Roger Federer or Tiger Woods|
|JOSE BAREA Mavericks G||Puerto Rican spiced turkey with beans and rice||25||Wyoming||The Notebook||Tom Brady|