Matt Jones
WR | (6'6", 242, 4.39) | Arkansas

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Selected by: Jacksonville Jaguars
Round: 1
Pick (Overall): 21(21)
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(WR) Matt Jones - Arkansas
(WR) Matt Jones - Arkansas
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Overall: Also a three-year member of the Razorback's basketball team, Jones began his football career at Arkansas as a wide receiver. He split time at quarterback and wide receiver as a freshman in 2001 before taking over as the fulltime starting quarterback in 2002. He has had lingering injuries and he continues to be an inconsistent performer with more of a "sandlot" style than anything. However, Jones did throw for more than 5,500 yards and rush for nearly 2,000 yards as a three year starter at Arkansas. Jones is one of the most intriguing prospects in the 2005 draft class because of his versatility and rare combination of physical tools. His nonchalant attitude and seeming lack of hustle drives coaches crazy but he's a much better fit at WR than he is at QB in that regard. Jones will need to put a lot of effort into the position change ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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