Found November 24, 2012 on Taking Bad Schotz:
PLAYERS: Datone JonesJim MoraAkeem AyersBrian Price
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Last week I was lucky enough to interview one of the best defensive ends in the Pac-12, UCLA’s Datone Jones. The Bruin isn’t necessarily a household name, but he continues to produce and grab attention of more scouts each week. The impressive end remains one of the best-kept secrets in this upcoming draft. Clearly I’m not the only one to think so. Sports Illustrated Tony Pauline says NFL Scouts have “raved” about the performance by UCLA senior DE Datone Jones this season. (Rotoworld) Pauline noted, “…Teams love his size, speed and upside. They are infatuated with the flashes of brilliance he’s shown at times this season.” Last season Jones led the Bruins in tackles for loss (6.5) and sacks (three), and this year the DE has only improved in Jim Mora’s 3-4 scheme, as he has been instrumental for the UCLA defense with his certain knack for disrupting the backfield. Heading into the Stanford game, Jones currently ranks second on the team with 13.5 tackles for loss including four sacks....
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