HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – Offensive guard Sam Jones was placed on the Denver Broncos active roster for the first time on Sunday.

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The rookie lineman who the Broncos drafted in the sixth round recently visited his old high school in Colorado — ThunderRidge High School in Highlands Ranch — to see how things are going with the Grizzlies.

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sam jones 6 Broncos Rookie Sam Jones Visits His Colorado High School

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“This is my old stomping grounds,” Jones told CBS4. “I have a lot of good memories here.”

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Jones first met up with some former teachers and shared some handshakes and hugs.

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“He’s made us so proud, not so much about him playing football, but getting his degree at Arizona State in three years and … becoming a captain and the leadership role he’s taken,” teacher Mr. White said.

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After that, Jones attended a practice and got to see the Grizzlies prepare for their next game in the snow.

sam jones 9 Broncos Rookie Sam Jones Visits His Colorado High School

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sam jones 8 Broncos Rookie Sam Jones Visits His Colorado High School

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