NFL Draft Countdown | No.5 Jarvis Jones

Pros: Talk about exploding onto the scene, that’s exactly what Jones did as one of the premier pass-rushers in the country. The defensive team captain has racked up numerous accolades during his course of destruction through the SEC. He came to the Bulldogs as an inside linebacker and was converted to the outside in defensive coordinator Todd Grantham’s 3-4 defense, adding versatility to his game.

Cons: Still developing as a pass-rusher, Jones skillset remains raw and he will need to enhance his arsenal for beating opponents on the outside edge. Once he puts it all together, its scary what he can become.

Medical Report: He suffered a sprained neck during his freshman season at USC, which nearly ended his career.

Quote of Note: “Disruptive edge rusher, sure tackler, defensive leader. The perfect combination, the prototypical 3-4 outside linebacker. A top five [overall]

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