Height: 64Weight: 326 lbs.Cla s: SeniorSchool: ConnecticutJones is a former three-star recruit from Wilbur Cro s High School in New Haven, Connecticut. Jones was the tenth-ranked Connecticut prospect in the 2018 recruiting cycle.Jones took the NFL scouting and media world by storm at the Reeses Senior Bowl, where he was almost unblockable all week. Much credit should go to Senior Bowl director Jim Nagy, and his staff, for finding this small school gem and allowing him to showcase his talents that werent always noticed by a broader audience.Jones played three years in college due to Connecticut's opting out of the 2020 season; he was always an adept run defender, but he really developed as a pa Jeff Driskel Jersey s-rusher plan and very crafty pa s-rushing moves in 2019 & 2021. Jones had 23 and 25 pre sures, respectively, in those two seasons.He finished his Connecticut career with 87 tackles, 8.5 sacks, 19 tackles for a lo s, and 56 pre sures. Jones also recorded 70 STOPS at the line of scrimmage through his 1,603 snaps (844 of them being run defense).Jones was a big team leader in college; he was overweight at one point and reportedly trimmed his body fat percentage from 30% to 13%, which is very difficult to do for a 300+ pound individual. Jones arguably rose his stock more than any other player Damion Willis Jersey at the Reeses Senior Bowl.Scroll to ContinueMountain of a man with an ideal nose frameCarries his weight well - isnt sloppyFunctionally athletic for a player that is 326-poundsHas more flexibility than I originally thought after studying his tapeDoes a solid job in short areas with burst and lateral agilityMoves very well laterally for a man of his sizeQuick first step, gets into OL chest fastHas heavy hands, can stack and shed quicklyExplodes low to high with great strengthVery crafty hand use to shed blocks and separateA good overall run defender who does a solid job anchoring and shedding in 1v1 situationsDoes a good job reading OLs intentions - hard to reach because of pop and lower leg William Jackson Jersey drivePlays with excellent play strength, very hard to move of the line in 1v1 situationsAnchors well vs 1v1, has the capability to resink hips after contact if hes not penetratingCan penetrate and run through blockersSolid pa s rushing upside for a nose tackleWould make a good penetrator on stuntsDeceptively Clark Harris Jersey good fine se hand usage to win at the point of attackCan bull-rush through interior offensive lineman well, combines it with supplement move (chop, swat, club, etc.) to create further separation laterallyGreat counter move usage, has a pa s-rushing plan Very smart player who proce ses the game quicklyGreat work ethic, and a leaderAllows his pad level to rise too much during playsPlan is solid but was caught lunging a few times in college (and at Senior Bowl practices) which led to him being snatch & trappedAlthough hes a great athlete, I dont think he has the quickne s to effectively loop on stuntMore than likely Cedric Ogbuehi Jersey relegated to a nose or 1-technique Click here to see those already posted.11 ImagesOverall, Travis Jones is a good, ma sive run defender with a pa s-rushing upside in a nose tackles body. He can win with power and fine se, and he has the capability of stringing moves together in a coordinated plan.He allows his pad level to rise, leading to balance i sues, but its correctable. Jones is a good athlete who could find himself selected on day two with the stellar performance in Mobile.GRADE: 6.3 (He might notbe a true second-round prospect but he has the potential to develop into a future starter)