Biggest winners, losers from 2017 NFL Scouting Combine

After a week of being poked and prodded, a week of lifting, running, jumping and being grilled, NFL hopefuls can finally put the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine in their rear-view mirror.While the combine isn’t the end all, be all when it comes to evaluating talent, it does serve a valuable service. Interviews are critically important, and so is comporting oneself in a professional...
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March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Interesting facts about the Dallas Cowboys top pick

The Dallas Cowboys had the 27th overall pick in this year’s NFL draft. As much speculation as there was, not many had the University of Connecticut standout cornerback, Byron Jones going to dallas. That’s why the draft is so dramatic and that’s why we are so tuned in every year. Here are some things that you may not know and some things you need to know about Byron Jones! Byron...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Bills could go DB at 50

EAST HARTFORD, CT – AUGUST 30: Byron Jones #16 of the Univeristy of Connecticut Huskies in action against the University of Massachusetts Minutemen during the game on August 30, 2012 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) Often times, its said that most 1st year coaches want to draft a player with their first pick on the side...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn Football’s Bryon Jones Among Mel Kiper’s Top 10 at CB

UConn CB Byron Jones (16) just misses blocking a Boise State field goal kicked by Dan Goodale (41) in the third quarter at Rentschler Field on September 13, 2014. The NFL Combine gets underway on Tuesday and as we know, two members of the UConn Football team are in attendance, WR Geremy Davis and CB Byron Jones. It’s also the time where the various pundits put out their top ten...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Byron Jones Sees UConn Career End Early

#16 Byron Jones looks over to the UConn Huskies sideline for a play call against the Stony Brook Seawolves at Rentschler Field on September 6, 2013. New Britain, CT’s Byron Jones‘ UConn career wasn’t supposed to end like this. It was to finish up with him and his UConn Huskies football teammates walking off the field with a win in a bowl game. While the latter won’t most...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn loses senior cornerback to shoulder injury

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones will undergo surgery on his left shoulder and miss the remainder of the season. Coach Bob Diaco says the Huskies senior captain has a history of shoulder problems and was injured against during the first half of Thursday night's 31-21 loss at No. 18 East Carolina. Diaco says Jones should be healed in time to prepare for the NFL...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: The Blitz Episode 1 – BYU

Huskies All Access host Erika Wachter sits down with UConn Football Head Coach Bob Diaco, Captain Byron Jones and Analyst Joe D’Ambrosio to preview Week 1 against BYU.
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco & Byron Jones on Jones Being Named Captain

Byron Jones (16) and the UConn defense celebrate after stopping Devin Gardner (not pictured) on a 4th and 2 in the 4th quarter at Rentschler Field on September 21, 2013 As we know, UConn Huskies football coach Bob Diaco named his four captains on Thursday and amongst them was redshirt senior Byron Jones. The New Britain, CT native and NFL prospect converted from safety to cornerback...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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