Taiwan Jones scouting report

Taiwan Jones RB Eastern Washington
Ht: 6’0″

Wt: 194

Tremendously productive FCS running back. An explosive runner. Gets up to full speed quickly. Shows good vision and patience.
Extensive injury history. Missed time in high school with an ankle injury. Missed time in 2008 with a broken leg. Played through various injuries in 2009 (sports hernia, shoulder; hip flexor). Missed final two games of career with broken foot. Doesn’t have a great build for a NFL running back, would benefit from adding some weight. Level of competition is a concern. Enters draft following junior year; a rare and confusing decision for a FCS player.
Jones dominated his level of competition in 2010 but his decision to enter the draft is very confusing. He lacks the raw talent of a starting running back in the NFL and his extensive injury history is a very serious concern. He has some value as a backup and potential return specialist, but his upside is limited.
Posted on by Ryan McCrystal in Scouting Reports - 2011 Comments Off

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