After a college career fraught with concerns for his spinal health, Jarvis Jones was recently completely medically cleared to play in the NFL by a leading orthopedist. The undersized Jones left USC to play his final two years at Georgia after USC doctors refused to medically clear him, and went on to have stellar sophomore and junior seasons for the Bulldogs. The consensus All-American led the nation in sacks, tackles for loss and forced fumbles in 2012.
Tale of the Tape
Weight: 245 lbs.
40 time: 4.70 (projected, DNP at NFL Combine)
How did Jones end up at Georgia?
Jarvis was very highly recruited out of Columbus Carver, a major feeder high school for D1 programs nationwide. He was a consensus top 5 defensive player in the nation in his recruiting class and took official visits to Southern Cal, Georgia, Florida, LSU and Texas. He reportedly had it narrowed to Georgia, LSU, and Southern Cal. He chose Southern Cal and started as a Freshma...