Julio Jones Scouting Report
Julio Jones
Julio Jones - Alabama (HT: 6-2¾ - WT: 220)
Combine 40: 4.39 - Position Rank: 2 of 60

Positives: Uses his size to his advantage, shields smaller defenders from the football... Great route runner, can get separation in man coverage and is good at finding soft spots in zone coverage... Works the middle of the field, tough as nails, will make the difficult catch... Very strong and physical player, tough to press at the line of scrimmage... Can shed tacklers, runs with the determination of a running back... Good run blocker, was asked to block downfield a lot at Alabama... Elite leaping ability... Tough player, played through a broken hand this year... Played against top level cornerbacks in the SEC... Played in a pro-style offense at Alabama... Can be as good as he wants to be, has only scratched the surface of his potential... Really solidified himself as a first round pick this year, was coming off a huge sophomore slump but put up his best numbers to date in 2010... Put on a show at the combine, including a 4.39-40 and the fastest 10-yard split of all receivers (1.50), running a 6.66 three-cone drill, putting up a 38.5" vertical leap and an 11'3" broad jump, also tops amongst receivers.

Negatives: Inconsistent hands, drops some easy passes, has lapses in concentration... Doesn't always give his best effort, can disappear in games... Often mistimes his jumps when going up for the football... Has had a few minor injuries, bruised his knee in 2009 and broke his hand in 2010... Doesn't always catch the ball with his hands, tries to use his body too much which has resulted in some drops... Production was somewhat limited by Alabama's offense which featured two of the best running backs in the country.

Season Team   REC YDS AVG LNG TD
  179 2653 14.8 73 15
2008 Alabama   58 924 15.9 64 4
2009 Alabama   43 596 13.9 73 4
2010 Alabama   78 1133 14.5 68 7

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