Zay Jones – 2017 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Zay Jones

WR

Basics:

Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
WR East Carolina 7 SR

Measurements (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'1 197 4.53 6'2 201 32 1/2 9

Combine Results (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle
4.45 36.5 11'1 15 6.79 4.01

Overview:

Jones was highly productive at ECU, where he had 399 catches, for 4279 receiving yards, and 23 receiving touchdowns. He has good size, he is a great pass catcher, he has good speed, he is very experienced, and he is a good route runner. He is also an explosive playmaker, he is a great deep threat, and he makes tough catches look easy. While he has good speed, it is not elite speed. With that said, Jones is a a day 2 pick for sure, likely in the early part of the 2nd round, with a chance of sneaking into the 1st round when it is all said and done.

Strengths:

Great pass catcher

A great deep threat

Scoring machine

Sure handed

Has good speed

Put up tremendous receiving yard numbers at ECU

Good route runner

Highly productive at ECU

Very experienced

Explosive playmaker

Makes tough catches look easy

Weaknesses:

While he has good speed he does get beat by fast backs and QBs
While he has good speed he does not have elite speed but that does not hurt his game

Career Stats:

Games Played: 50

Receptions: 399

Receiving Yards: 4279

Receiving Touchdowns: 23

Yards Per Catch: 10.7