1. SPORGWIRE.com
    The Sports Newswire
    SPORGWIRE provides you with an easy way to keep up with the latest sports news,
    rumors, reviews, videos and more from sports sites all over the internet!
    Follow your favorite teams and sports leagues and
    the SPORGWIRE home page becomes your personal sports news site for the internet!
    Dismiss Notice

NFL scout on Landry Jones: “He looks like a mid-round pick”

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by RS12, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

    21,621 Messages
    8,601 Likes Received
    It was considered a surprise in some circles when Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones didn’t declare for the 2012 NFL draft following his junior season. Jones is a big-name player annually on Heisman Trophy watch lists. He’s been a very productive passer in the Big 12 conference.

    Jones will be in the 2013 NFL draft because he’s a fifth-year senior. One college scout explained to Albert Breer of NFL.com, however, that Jones’ NFL stock has fallen since early in his career.

    “He would’ve been a late first- or early second-(round pick) last year,” the college scout told Breer. “Now, he looks like a mid-round pick, based on this early part of the year.”

    The NFL scouting community is reportedly unimpressed by the way Jones handles adversity.

    “[Jones] has all the tools we look for in a quarterback,” said the scout, “but if he gets hit a couple times, he’s done. Lots of skill, absolutely — great size, good arm, accurate, tons of production the last three years. But he’s killing himself. … He shows he can do everything we want him to do, he just hasn’t shown he can do it consistently in pressure situations.

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.co...-landry-jones-he-looks-like-a-mid-round-pick/
     
  2. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

    33,928 Messages
    2,894 Likes Received
    I agree. Maybe someone can coach him up, but he throws a ton of balls right into coverage. And today (against Texas) they weren't even "pressure situations".
     

Share This Page