May 27, 2008

Spring Spotlight: Jarvis Jones

It is that time again, and we are back on the road Monday through Friday to watch some of the top prospects in the country go through spring practice. We will run the Spring Spotlight feature into the month of June, and you will see exclusive video, photo galleries, player analysis, and quotes from the prospect's coach. The prospect in the spotlight this time is Jarvis Jones.



Prospect: Jarvis Jones

High School: Carver - Columbus, Georgia

Class: 2009

Position: Linebacker

Vitals: 6-3, 223-pounds, 4.6

Offers: Over 30 offers from schools across the country.

Favorites: Open, but he is looking at Clemson, Georgia, Florida, USC, and Texas a lot.

Colleges in Attendance: Miami

Practice Observations: Jones was a force on the practice field the time we were in attendance. He was hitting, leading, and taking charge on the practice field. He is still in the learning process at MIKE linebacker, but there is no doubt that he can get down field in a hurry. Against the run, he was dominant, but in space he was not as comfortable. He is an attacking linebacker that can get north-south in a hurry that delivers big hits. His size, quickness, and explosiveness are three things that stood out.

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