Tony Jones - Notre Dame

Height/Weight - 5'10/220/Hands-9.50"

Age/Birthday - 22 Years Old, (November 24, 1997)

Combine/Pro Day Results - 40-4.68, Vert-32.5", Broad-119.0"

Class - Senior

ConferenceFBS Independents

NFL Draft Projection - Round 7-UDFA

College Stats -

2019 - Rushing: 144/857/6.0/6 Receiving: 15/104/6.9/1

2018 - Rushing: 83/392/4.7/3  Receiving: 6/157/26.2/1

2017 - Rushing: 44/232/5.3/3  Receiving: 6/12/2.0/0

NFL Player Comparison - Josh Adams, Corey Clement

Current ADP - 60+ (Rookie Drafts), 300+ (Start Ups)

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Player Notes Pros

  • Jones was an excellent football & baseball player at famed IMG Academy in Florida

  • Became the team's top dog in 2019, leading the Irish with 857 yards and six TD's

  • Caught a career high 15 passes for 104 yards (6.9) and a touchdown in senior season

  • Very reliable & secure hands as Jones did not fumble on 298 career touches

  • Single season starter with great size, speed combination with functional foot quickness

  • Possesses play speed to become a competitive, & effective NFL runner.

  • Jones has excellent vision & feel for the blocking scheme, can finish runs with finesse t

  • Proved himself in blitz protection and on special teams throughout collegiate career

  • Big strong proportional RB who uses size to rattle defenders when he drops & finishes

  • Quality vision & patience allows him to read blocks & make timely cuts behind them

  • Praised by coaches for ability picking up blitzes, lands powerful blows to opposing LBs

Player Notes Cons

 

  • He lacks creativity and athleticism to avoid NFL swarms when he slows his feet

  • Up-and-down production throughout final season, slow accelerator out of his stance

  • Downhill cuts are meh, lacks acceleration long strider with poor foot quickness

  • Unable to make subtle, elusive movements in tight spaces, poor stop start fluidity 

  • Hands aren't overly soft as pass catcher, unable to flow quick enough as outside option