Biography: Three-year starter awarded all-Conference honors since his freshman season and named an All-American last year. Led the team with 78/1133/7 receiving as a junior. Struggled with injuries as a sophomore and put up just 43/596/4. Set Alabama freshman receiving records with 58/924/4 in 2008.
Positives: "Game-controlling receiver and the go-to guy when focused on his game. Fluid releasing off the line, effectively uses his hands to defeat jams, and get separation from opponents. Sells routes, displays terrific quickness into breaks, and stays low on exit. Fights with defensive backs throughout the play, works very hard to come free, and effectively uses his frame to shield away opponents or protect the pass. Gets vertical and extends to make the reception. Possesses solid eye/hand coordination. Quickly transitions from making the reception to running after the catch and shows the ability to break tackles, pick up extra yardage, and keep the play alive. Makes good use of the sidelines. Very effective blocker when he puts his mind to it."
Negatives: Lazily comes off the line if he's not involved in the action. Often has lapses in concentration and will double catch or let easy passes slip through his hands. Does not always play to his size.
Analysis: "When focused in on his game, Jones can be a one-man show at receiver and looks unstoppable. However, inconsistency remains a significant question. Jones possesses all the tools necessary to be a top receiver in the NFL if he remains focused on the field and plays to his level of ability."
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