2013 NFL Draft Scouting Reports – Barrett Jones, OG/C/OT, Alabama

Barrett Jones, C/OG/OT, Alabama

Height: 6’5″

Weight: 302

Class: Senior

Draft Projection: Top 15

Draft Grade (out of 100): 95.5

Player Comparison: Maurkice Pouncey, C, Pittsburgh Steelers

Strengths:

  • size, strength, and athleticism
  • versatility
  • experience
  • pass blocking
  • football IQ
  • zone blocking ability
  • good anchor

Weaknesses:

  • needs to improve his run blocking
  • Does not get a constant push
  • needs to improve his explosion off the snap
  • Does not use his hands well
  • Short arms for a tackle

Final Word: Jones is an extremely versatile linemen and is well accomplished. His versatility and talent will propel him to the top half of the first round next year. I believe he is a center or guard at the next level.

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