Travis Jones was projected as a Round 4 pick, but he's moved up the mock drafts as the big body defensive tackle arguably rose his NFL Draft stock more than any other player at the Reese’s Senior Bowl. He's a traditional nose tackle and is an outstanding run defender whose overall athletic scoring at the NFL Combine was impressive.
If you're looking to familiarize yourself with the 22-year-old and his massive frame, here's everything you need to know about the young defensive lineman.
Travis Jones Davis Mock Draft 2022
ESPN's predictions are from Mel Kiper and Todd McShay's latest mock draft. CBS Sports' predictions are from Ryan Wilson's latest mock draft. Sporting News' projections are from Vinnie Iyer's latest mock draft.
ESPN: Cleveland Browns (No. 44)
CBS Sports: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (No. 60)
Sporting News: Atlanta Falcons (No. 58)
Travis Jones Draft Stock & Draft Projection
- Cleveland Browns (No. 44) - 1
- Atlanta Falcons (No. 58) - 1
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers (No. 60) - 1
Jones showed impressive athletic skills for a big man at the NFL Combine. He tied for the best three-cone drill of any interior defensive lineman at 7.33 seconds, and was top 5 in 40-yard dash, broad jump and 20-yard shuttle. With that impressive showing, expect him to have his name called on Day 2.
Travis Jones Stats
2021: Connecticut Huskies
- 48 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks and 25 QB pressures in 12 games played
2019: Connecticut Huskies
- 40 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks and 23 QB pressures in 12 games played
2018: Connecticut Huskies
- 55 tackles, 5.5 tackle for loss, 0.5 sacks in 12 games played
Jones recorded 70 stops at the line of scrimmage in his career at Connecticut as a stout run stuffer. His best statistical season came in 2021, when he recorded career-highs in both TFLs (7.5) and sacks (4.5).
Travis Jones Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash
All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'4"
- Weight: 325 lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: 4.92 seconds