Biography: Two-year starter awarded all-conference honors as a senior after leading North Carolina in receptions with career numbers of 85 receptions/1196 yards/12 TDs. Junior totals included 62/946/4.
Positives: Large, strong possession receiver who consistently comes away with the difficult catch. Effectively uses his hands to separate from defenders, easily adjusts to the errant throw and gets down to scoop up low passes. Possesses solid eye/hand coordination. Consistently extends and makes the reception away from his frame. Displays soft hands. Sells routes, comes back to the ball or finds the soft spot in the defense to make himself an available target. Sturdy receiver who takes the big hit yet holds onto the throw. Uses his large frame to shield away defenders and protect the pass. Makes the tough catch in a crowd, displaying focus and concentration.
Negatives: Not a sharp route runner and tends to round off breaks. Displays minimal burst in his game and struggles to beat defenders down the sidelines. Does not show great awareness on the field and slow to pick up assignments.
Analysis: Jones comes off two productive seasons and will be a solid underneath/possession receiver at the next level if he continues to elevates his game.
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