• • • Declared Underclassmen • • • 2015 Senior Bowl Preview • • • • • • NFL Games: • • • Houston 0 New England 27 (FINAL) • • • Arizona 18 Buffalo 33 (00:00 IN 4TH) • • • Oakland 17 Tennessee 10 (FINAL) • • • Cleveland 24 Miami 30 (FINAL - OT) • • • Baltimore 19 Jacksonville 17 (00:00 IN 4TH) • • • Detroit 27 Green Bay 34 (00:00 IN 4TH) • • • Denver 29 Cincinnati 17 (FINAL) • • • Minnesota 22 Carolina 10 (FINAL) • • • Washington 29 NY Giants 27 (FINAL) • • • Los Angeles 24 Tampa Bay 20 (00:00 IN 3RD) • • • San Francisco 3 Seattle 30 (00:00 IN 3RD) • • • NY Jets 3 Kansas City 17 (00:00 IN 3RD) • • • San Diego 19 Indianapolis 13 (00:00 IN 3RD) • • • Pittsburgh 3 Philadelphia 27 (00:00 IN 3RD) • • • Chicago at Dallas (8:30 PM ET) • • • Atlanta at New Orleans (8:30 PM ET) • • • • • • • • • NCAA Games: • • • Clemson 26 Georgia Tech 7 (FINAL) • • • Wyoming 24 Eastern Michigan 27 (FINAL) • • • TCU 33 SMU 3 (FINAL) • • • USC 27 Utah 31 (FINAL) • • • Kent State 0 Alabama 48 (FINAL) • • • Wisconsin 30 Michigan State 6 (FINAL) • • • Georgia 14 Ole Miss 45 (FINAL) • • • Florida State 55 South Florida 35 (FINAL) • • • Nevada 14 Purdue 24 (FINAL) • • • San Jos? State 10 Iowa State 44 (FINAL) • • • Charlotte 20 Temple 48 (FINAL) • • • Iowa 14 Rutgers 7 (FINAL) • • • Colorado State 24 Minnesota 31 (FINAL) • • • East Carolina 17 Virginia Tech 54 (FINAL) • • • Central Michigan 35 Virginia 49 (FINAL) • • • Syracuse 31 Connecticut 24 (FINAL) • • • Wagner 10 Boston College 42 (FINAL) • • • Gardner-Webb 21 Ohio 37 (FINAL) • • • Penn State 10 Michigan 49 (FINAL) • • • Florida 28 Tennessee 38 (FINAL) • • • Miami (OH) 20 Cincinnati 27 (FINAL) • • • Western Illinois 28 Northern Illinois 23 (FINAL) • • • Appalachian State 45 Akron 38 (FINAL) • • • Boise State 38 Oregon State 24 (FINAL) • • • BYU 32 West Virginia 35 (FINAL) • • • Duke 38 Notre Dame 35 (FINAL) • • • Mississippi State 47 Massachusetts 35 (FINAL) • • • Pittsburgh 36 North Carolina 37 (FINAL) • • • Texas San Antonio 19 Old Dominion 33 (FINAL) • • • Wake Forest 33 Indiana 28 (FINAL) • • • Delaware State 0 Missouri 79 (FINAL) • • • Vanderbilt 31 Western Kentucky 30 (FINAL - OT) • • • Tulsa 48 Fresno State 41 (FINAL - 2ND OT) • • • Colorado 41 Oregon 38 (FINAL) • • • LSU 13 Auburn 18 (FINAL) • • • Ball State 31 Florida Atlantic 27 (FINAL) • • • North Texas 42 Rice 35 (FINAL - 2ND OT) • • • Houston 64 Texas State 3 (FINAL) • • • Central Arkansas 28 Arkansas State 23 (FINAL) • • • New Mexico State 6 Troy 52 (FINAL) • • • Nicholls 40 South Alabama 41 (FINAL - OT) • • • Georgia Southern 31 Western Michigan 49 (FINAL) • • • UCF 53 Florida Intl 14 (FINAL) • • • Louisiana Tech 34 Middle Tennessee 38 (FINAL) • • • Army 20 Buffalo 23 (FINAL - OT) • • • Missouri State 0 Kansas State 35 (FINAL) • • • Oklahoma State 24 Baylor 35 (FINAL) • • • Nebraska 24 Northwestern 13 (FINAL) • • • South Carolina 10 Kentucky 17 (FINAL) • • • Louisville 59 Marshall 28 (FINAL) • • • Stanford 22 UCLA 13 (FINAL) • • • Bowling Green 3 Memphis 77 (FINAL) • • • Louisiana Lafayette 39 Tulane 41 (FINAL - 4TH OT) • • • Southern Mississippi 34 UTEP 7 (FINAL) • • • Arkansas 24 Texas A&M 45 (FINAL) • • • Idaho 33 UNLV 30 (FINAL - OT) • • • California 41 Arizona State 51 (FINAL) • • • Air Force 27 Utah State 20 (FINAL) • • • Washington 35 Arizona 28 (FINAL - OT) • • • • • •
Chad Jones

Chad Jones
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Safety

LSU


College Position: Safety
School: LSU
Grade: Junior
Height: 6-3
Weight: 231
Birthdate: 10-05-1988
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Safety (5)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the New York Giants in Round 3 with the #12 pick.

Strengths

  • Rangy, playmaking safety
  • Rare combination of size and athleticism for a safety
  • Moves well in coverage for a big guy
  • Good acceleration, burst and change of direction
  • Shows good coverage instincts and awareness
  • Good all-around athlete - won national championship in football (2007) and baseball (2009 P/OF)
  • Played some corner early in his LSU career
  • Can play free or strong
  • Has return ability
  • High upside - just scratching the surface of his potential
      

Weaknesses

  • Not a great tackler - needs to wrap up better
  • Inexperienced - only 19 career starts
  • Does not play the ball exceptionally well
  • Lacks elite timed speed - more quick than fast
  • Oversized for a free safety type
  • Raw as a football player - still working on technique, reads, etc...

News

2010 NFL Draft Debate: What Should Kansas City Do with the 5th Pick? - Mar 9 (Dan Wernery and Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine Buzz: CB and S - Mar 2 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine: Who and What To Watch - Feb 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft - Unofficial Declared Underclassmen List - Jan 15 (Chris Maier)
2009-10 Bowl Game Preview: Capital One Bowl - Dec 30 (Chris Maier)

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