Jason’s Early 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Notes: N.C. State DT Justin Jones

Basics:

Name- Justin Jones
Position- DT
College- N.C. State
Jersey Number- 27
Class- Senior

Measurements:

Height- 6’2
Weight- 312 lbs

Pros:

Has good size
A tackling machine
Has a non stop motor
Is in on every play
Does not give up on many plays
A tough nosed player
Has good instincts
A defensive play maker
A difference maker on defense
Very experienced
Very powerful
Commands double teams
A run stuffer
A hard hitter
A relentless defender
Gets a good push on the offensive line
Does not get pushed around that easily at the line of scrimmage
Does a great job of bringing the ball carrier down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss

Cons:

Not known as a big sack guy
Does not have the best speed but that does not hurt his game

Career Stats:

Games Played: 46, Tackles: 119, Tackles For Loss: 22.5, Sacks: 8.5, Pass Breakups: 1, Forced Fumbles: 1, Fumbles Recovered: 2