NFL star hires dive team to find $100,000 earring lost in lake

Jet skiing at the lake is all fun and games until it costs you $100,000. Just ask Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones!

When Jones is off the field, his ears are almost always adorned with giant diamond studs and his day off at the lake was no exception.

However, he fell off of his jet ski and, when he came out of the water, one of his diamonds was gone.

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ATLANTA - AUGUST 30: Wide receiver Julio Jones #8 and defensive lineman Brandon Deaderick #95 of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrate victory over the Clemson Tigers at the Georgia Dome on August 30, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia. Alabama defeated Clemson 34-10. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 24: Julio Jones #8 of the Alabama Crimson Tide against the Tennessee Volunteers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 24, 2009 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
FLOWERY BRANCH, GA - CIRCA 2011: In this handout image provided by the NFL, Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Flowery Branch, Georgia. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 27: Julio Jones #20 of Alabama runs with the ball at the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 27, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: Julio Jones, #6 overall pick by the Atlanta Falcons, holds up a jersey on stage during the 2011 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 15: Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons is introduced before the game against the St. Louis Rams at the Georgia Dome on September 15, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 18: Wide receiver Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons walks off the field following a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Georgia Dome on September 18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
30 November 2014: Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) looks for extra yardage around Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) in first half action of the Arizona Cardinals at Atlanta Falcons game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Georgia. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 20: Wide Receiver Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons warms up before the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 20, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)
January 28 2016: Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones during the Pro Bowl practice at Turtle Bay Resort on North Shore Oahu, HI. (Photo by Aric Becker/Icon Sportswire) (Photo by Aric Becker/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 02: Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons addresses the media during the Super Bowl LI press conference on February 2, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
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A diver, Bobby Griffin, was hired for $500 dollars to swim down to the bottom of the lake and see if a flashlight would catch the glint of the diamond.

But Griffin came up empty handed, telling 11 Alive, "It's down in crevasses and nooks and crannies. It's impossible - absolutely impossible."

Jones wasn't too upset saying, "As long as I'm good, it's materialistic stuff. You can always get that kind of stuff back."

True enough, but maybe next time don't go to the lake with jewelry on.

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