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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: 43
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)

Mock Draft Results

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