One of the top overall prospects in the 2013 draft won't be showing off his physical skills at the NFL combine, as Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones will instead be focusing on his school's Mar. 21 pro day, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Jones is listed as the No. 7 prospect on Mocking the Draft's Big Board and the top linebacker.
Jones decided to enter the NFL Draft after a stellar junior campaign at Georgia. The 6'3, 241 linebacker logged 85 tackles, 24.5 of which were for loss. Another 14.5 of those were sacks. Both were best in the nation for 2013.
NFL teams who run the 3-4 will likely have their eye on Jones, as he seems perfect fit as a hybrid rush end/linebacker. Jones choosing to work out at a pro day will likely take some pressure off and allow him to stand out among his Georgia teammates. Top prospects foregoing workouts at the combine is a common occurrence.
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