There's been a lot of talk highlighting the 2022 NFL Draft class' wide receiver pool, including Tennessee's Velus Jones Jr. He proved to be a versatile player on both offense and special teams last season and looks to have a similar impact in the NFL.
Here's a look at everything you need to know about Jones and his potential ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Velus Jones Jr. Mock Draft 2022
WalterFootball's predictions are from the website'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.
WalterFootball: Green Bay Packers (No. 171)
CBS Sports: Dallas Cowboys (No. 167)
Sporting News: Cincinnati Bengals (No. 209)
Velus Jones Jr. Draft Stock & Draft Projection
- Dallas Cowboys (No. 167) - 1
- Green Bay Packers (No. 171) - 1
- Cincinnati Bengals (No. 209) - 1
Each of the three highlighted mock drafts projects Jones to be a Day 3 pick this weekend. Two of the three experts have him going to an NFC team in the fifth round.
Velus Jones Jr. Stats
2021: Tennessee Volunteers
- 62 receptions, 807 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns in 13 games played
2020: Tennessee Volunteers
- 22 receptions, 280 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns in 10 games played
2019: USC Trojans
- 6 receptions, 35 receiving yards and 0 touchdowns in 11 games played
2018: USC Trojans
- 24 receptions, 266 receiving yards and 1 touchdown in 11 games played
2017: USC Trojans
- 6 receptions, 46 receiving yards and 0 touchdowns in 13 games played
2016: USC Trojans
- 0 receptions, 0 receiving yards and 0 touchdowns in 1 game played
Of his six seasons playing college football, Jones' best campaign came last Fall when he set career-highs across the board. He was also named first-team All-SEC and even won the conference's Co-Special Teams Player of the Year award.
Velus Jones Jr. Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash
All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'
- Weight: 204lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: 4.31 seconds
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