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Jarvis Jones Runs 4.92 at UGA Pro Day

 Jarvis Jones Runs 4.92 at UGA Pro Day
topic by Soprano ATL - 03-21-2013, 05:27 PM - Boxden > BX SportsCenter


Georgia All-America OLB Jarvis Jones unimpressive at Pro Day

Jarvis Jones, the Georgia outside linebacker who had been projected to fall to the New Orleans Saints in the upcoming NFL draft, may fallen even further after his Pro Day workout.

Georgia's Jarvis Jones ran a 4.92 40-yard dash at his Pro Day. a$sociated Press
Jones, an All-American who led the nation is sacks and tackles for losses this past season, was unimpressive at his Pro Day workout, running the 40-yard dash in just 4.92 seconds. He broad jumped 9-3 and had a vertical leap of 30 Ĺ. He did 20 reps on the bench press, according to multiple media reports.

Many scouts were eager to see the 6-foot-2, 242-pound Jones work out after his skipped drills at last month's NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

Even before Jones turned in his less-than-stellar workout numbers, his high draft status had been in question because of a medical condition. As a freshman while playing at USC, Jones was diagnosed with spinal stenosis. The condition already had dropped Jones, who had been projected as high as the No. 2 overall draft prospect, in some mock drafts. But he apparently checked out well at the Combine.

The condition certainly didn't hinder Jones at Georgia, where he registered 28 sacks in his final two seasons. But his Pro Day performance could prove costly.

The Saints, who are switching to a 3-4 defense under new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, are in need of a 3-4 outside linebacker with pass-rushing skills.

But it remains unclear if any team will take a chance on a productive college player, with limited athletic ability, early in April's draft.

Georgia All-America OLB Jarvis Jones unimpressive at Pro Day | NOLA.com


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 03-21-2013, 05:28 PMaway - #2
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 03-21-2013, 05:33 PMaway - #3
Soprano ATL 41 heat pts41

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Who would have thought that Te'o is the superior athlete over Jones? Jones vertical was a$s too.
 03-21-2013, 05:40 PMaway - #4
smoothSeph 45 heat pts45

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things just got interesting
 03-21-2013, 05:43 PMaway - #5
G Code 41 heat pts41

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Wouldn't be mad at Ted if he wanted to take a gamble
 03-21-2013, 05:44 PMaway - #6
Anahuac 13 heat pts13

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The tape is better than the numbers in this case
 03-21-2013, 05:50 PMaway - #7
Saintaholic 82 heat pts82

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I'm going off his game film f the 40.
 03-21-2013, 05:54 PMaway - #8
Soprano ATL 41 heat pts41

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Originally Posted by Saintaholic
I'm going off his game film f the 40.
Wasn't just his 40, his vertical sucked, too, and he was falling and stumbling all over the field in the drills.
 03-21-2013, 05:55 PMaway - #9
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Please come to the NO


Last georgia player we took In the first didn't turn out so well though....

Jonathan fcking Sullivan.
 03-21-2013, 05:57 PMaway - #10
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Tape dont lie
 03-21-2013, 05:59 PMaway - #11
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Originally Posted by utdpridah
Wasn't just his 40, his vertical sucked, too, and he was falling and stumbling all over the field in the drills.
He's a pass rusher none of that matters that much. Pass rushers are a premium in FA and in the draft he's going in the top 15-20 regardless. I wouldn't mind him or Ogletree at #15.
 03-21-2013, 06:04 PMaway - #12
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Doesnt matter he is a good pass rusher and has a hunger to get to the ball. But if you run at him he wont do ####.
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That's too slow to play 3-4 Olb and he is waaay too small to play 4-3 DE. With the spinal stenosis I could see him dropping past 20 now
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Originally Posted by Saintaholic
He's a pass rusher none of that matters that much. Pass rushers are a premium in FA and in the draft he's going in the top 15-20 regardless. I wouldn't mind him or Ogletree at #15.
stay the #### away from UGA players......I'd hate to have to dislike them ni##az.....I can tolerate Charles Johnson and Thomas Davis but not if they were Aints.
 03-21-2013, 06:08 PMaway - #15
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Originally Posted by G Code
That's too slow to play 3-4 Olb and he is waaay too small to play 4-3 DE. With the spinal stenosis I could see him dropping past 20 now
wasnt too slow in the 3-4 in college and UGA didnt hide him or do anything to help him succeed at the position in regards to scheme.
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He ran a 4.85 in his 2nd attempt
 03-21-2013, 06:09 PMaway - #17
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Originally Posted by peeyump
stay the #### away from UGA players......I'd hate to have to dislike them ni##az.....I can tolerate Charles Johnson and Thomas Davis but not if they were Aints.
I'd like Rambo in the 3rd as well
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Originally Posted by utdpridah
Who would have thought that Te'o is the superior athlete over Jones? Jones vertical was a$s too.
So a faster 40 time equates to him being a superior athlete now?

Anyway, I want Olegtree more than JJ.. As most fans should
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Originally Posted by G Code
That's too slow to play 3-4 Olb and he is waaay too small to play 4-3 DE. With the spinal stenosis I could see him dropping past 20 now
James Harrison had the same 40 time though
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Originally Posted by Saintaholic
I'd like Rambo in the 3rd as well
Im pretty sure LSU has some players in this draft......help yourself......the honeytoker will be available.
 
 


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