Found April 25, 2013 on Football Nation:
PLAYERS: Datone Jones
NFL Team: Green Bay PackersPick No: 26Player Name: Datone JonesPosition: DESchool: UCLAHeight/Weight: 6’4", 283The Vitals: Jones is a monster. During his Senior year he had 19 tackles for a loss including 6.5 sacks.He is able to find running backs regularly and get them tackled. His size makes him a force to be reckoned with and he joins a Packers defense where he will be plugged in from day one.A better pick would have been: I think that the Packers could have gone a number of different ways here. Jones likely would have been available at the start of the second round, so trading back could have been a nice decision. If they could have gotten the deal that the Vikings were offering for the 29th pick, they would have done well to take it.I would have liked them to give more consideration to Sylvester Williams who went two picks later. They could have also considered a player like Eddie Lacy, although I was glad they decided to wait on that position.The Verdict: Overall I can ce...

First Round NFL Draft Grades: Green Bay Packers

PICK: Datone Jones, DE, UCLAANALYSIS: I've been mocking this pick to them for a while, and I really love the fit. He fills Green Bay's biggest need of a pass rushing DE (in the 3-4), he provides good value, and I think he will excel in Green Bay. Not to mention he will also take tons of pressure of Matthews and Perry coming from the OLB position. It was a tossup between...

What the Scouts Said About Top Pick D. Jones

Here are some of the opinions offered to Packer Report about UCLA defensive end Datone Jones. Among them: “Datone Jones is pretty damned good. He’s just so explosive.”

Packers bolster defensive line with UCLA's Jones

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers have added to their defensive line in a big way, drafting UCLA defensive end Datone Jones with the 26th overall pick. Jones, a fifth-year senior who is 6-foot-4 and 280 pounds, had 5.5 sacks and 62 tackles during the 2012 season. The Packers were in need of added depth on their defensive line with Ryan Pickett as the oldest player on their...

UCLA DE Jones drafted by Packers at No. 26

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers have selected UCLA defensive end Datone Jones with the 26th pick in the first round of the NFL draft. The Packers addressed one of their positions in greatest need of an upgrade on Thursday night by taking Jones. The 6-foot-4, 283-pound Jones had 19 tackles for loss and 6 sacks for UCLA in a breakout season in 2012 as a fifth-year senior...

Green Bay Packers Select Defensive Lineman Datone Jones 26th Overall

  1.26 Green Bay Packers Datone Jones, DL, UCLA, (6-4, 283) The Packers draft Datone out of UCLA to help a defense that battled through countless injuries the past couple of seasons. Jones will likely play alongside BJ Raji but could move outside on the end if needed. He gives the defensive line much needed flexibility and will probably have fun playing in the NFC North. He’ll...

Green Bay Packers select Datone Jones, DE, UCLA, 26th overall

With the 26th pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers selected defensive end Datone Jones out of UCLA. Despite the fact that North Carolina defensive tackle Sylvester Williams still on the board, general manager Ted Thompson elected to infuse new life into his defense’s anemic pass rush. Bio Jones caught the eyes of [...]The post Green Bay Packers select Datone Jones...

And with 26th overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft the Green Bay Packers select…

Datone Jones DE from UCLA.  Jones attended University of California, Los Angeles from 2008 to 2012. During his career he started 43 games and recorded 148 tackles and 12.5 sacks.  He can get to the QB which Green Bay really needs and he can cover in the flat.

UCLA Twitter Reacts: Datone Jones Gets Drafted, Matt Barkley Gets Shafted

UCLA Twitter is a real thing, and the Internet Bruins were in full-force on Thursday night, as the first day of the 2013 NFL Draft took place.. Quick recap: Datone Jones was drafted No. 25 to the Green Bay Packers, while former Heisman favorite and future reality TV star, Matt Barkley, will be relegated to the second round. Those strings of events were the only thing that...
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