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Don Jones | Defensive Back

Team: Arkansas State Red Wolves
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/14/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 208

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Dolphins selected Arkansas State S Don Jones with the No. 250 overall pick.
Jones (5-foot-11 1/8, 191) was a Combine snub whose draft stock skyrocketed when he ran forty times of 4.40 and 4.42 with a 42-inch vertical at Arkansas State's Pro Day. He did 17 reps on the bench. He also visited the Dolphins during the pre-draft process. Sat, Apr 27, 2013 07:42:00 PM

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Date:'s Aaron Wilson reports Arkansas State S Don Jones visited the Cincinnati Bengals on April 17.

"Jones has [also] visited the Houston Texans, Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders, Green Bay Packers and Jacksonville Jaguars. He has conducted private workouts with the Cleveland Browns, Dolphins, New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles." Jones is one of the fastest rising prospects and could be selected on day-two of the draft.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 06:07:00 PM

Draft czar Gil Brandt reports some are concerned over how Arkansas State S Don Jones will pick up a team's system.

Brandt then said, "... but I have to say that when I talked to him on the phone, I was really impressed with this guy. He knew the answers to all the questions I had. He also called me back; when you get a guy who will call you back at 7:30 a.m., that's pretty good. The Alabama state champion in the 100, 200 and 400-meter dash in high school clocked 4.42- and 4.40-second 40-yard dashes at his pro day. Because he runs so well, he has the potential to be a corner."
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 05:45:00 PM

Arkansas State S Don Jones is visiting the Texans on Tuesday.

Jones has been one of the more popular names in recent weeks, visiting the Packers, Dolphins and Browns. He fits the rover defender label in terms of having experience as an in the box safety, slot corner, and weak side linebacker. He is physical at each spot.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 11:00:00 AM

Arkansas State S Don Jones is visiting the Packers on Monday.

Jones has also worked out for the Browns and Dolphins. His name has rarely been floated throughout the process, but there is more activity as of late. It is difficult to peg where Jones could be selected, but the third-round is not far fetched. His best work is done as an in the box safety.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 03:35:00 PM

Arkansas State S Don Jones worked out for the Browns.

Jones also went on an official visit with the Dolphins. For a third day defensive back generating some interest, Jones continues to fly under the radar, and teams likely see upside since he is a former running back.
Sun, Apr 14, 2013 10:31:00 AM

Arkansas State DB Don Jones is visiting the Dolphins on Wednesday.

Jones is a former running back who plays the cover position with physicality. He has experience as a nickel back but was not a popular commodity throughout the drfat process. The former JUCO player is from Alabama, so we aren;t sure if this counts as a local visit.
Wed, Apr 3, 2013 10:05:00 AM