2013 NFL Draft Scouting Reports – Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia

Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia

Height: 6’3″

Weight: 241

Class: RS Junior

2011 Stats: 70 tackles, 13.5 sacks

Draft Projection: Top 5

Draft Grade (out of 100): 98.5

Player Comparison: James Harrison

Strengths:

  • excellent athlete
  • incredible burst off the line of scrimmage
  • incredible upside
  • great production
  • plays with anger against both the pass and the run
  • good wrap up tackler
  • good bull rush
  • good leverage
  • can drop into coverage and be effective
  • big hitter
  • fantastic motor
  • long arms

Weaknesses:

  • Has some troubles disengaging from blocks in the run game
  • Needs more seasoning in his pass rush repertoire
  • Could add weight
  • inexperienced
  • Neck injury his freshman year of college

Final Word: Jones has James Harrison like upside and is a very safe pick. I currently have him graded as my #1 player in the 2013 draft. He plays mean, fast, and smart and can do everything you look for in a 3-4 OLB.

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