Jones 'amazed' by Syracuse offer

Three-star Powder Spring (Ga.) McEachern lineman Chandler Jones is up to six offers, with the latest coming from Syracuse. He discusses the Orange offer inside.
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RG3 and Chandler Jones win Rookies of the Month

Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones was named the NFL’s Defensive Rookie of the Month for September. Not a bad way to start an NFL career. The Syracuse Orangemen has three sacks, two forced fumbles and 17 tackles in the first four games of his career. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was the Offensive Rookie of the Month and has been extremely impressive.  RG3 has 4 rushing...
Via NFL Draft Zone
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Pats Nab Jones, Hightower in 1st Round

Chandler Jones and Dont’a Hightower look to add some power to the Pats’ defensive front. One the day that the nation had its eyes on Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, it was the surprise moves that the Pats made that caught the attention of New England football fans.  The Pats first traded up from the 27th pick (yes, not down) to the 21 spot, giving the Cincinatti Bengals...
Via New England Sports React
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Chandler Jones Projected Late-First Round, Some Draft Experts Skeptical

After missing much of his junior year because of injuries, and falling well short of his stated goal of 30 sacks, this writer believed some wondered whether it would be a mistake for Syracuse’s Chandler Jones to leave early for the NFL Draft. Those skeptics were wrong. Jones always had the most pro potential of his teammates, and he has has shot up draft boards in recent weeks...
Via Orange Fizz
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

SU Adds Zian Jones & Mark Garick: Why the JUCO Route is Perfect for the D-Line

The Syracuse defensive line was in desperate need of bodies, and Doug Marrone is looking at the JUCO route to do so. SU’s recruiting class added two more bodies this as the Orange reeled in California natives Mark Garrick and Zian Jones from the junior college ranks. They’ll be asked to step in right away and help shape up a unit that loses Chandler Jones, Mikhail Marinovich...
Via Orange Fizz
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Syracuse DE Chandler Jones going to NFL

Syracuse defensive end Chandler Jones is skipping his final season of eligibility and entering the NFL draft. Jones, who made the announcement on Friday, was a 2011 All-Big East first-team selection. He finishes his career with 147 tackles, seventh among Orange down linemen. Jones made 38 tackles in seven games this season despite missing five games because of a lower body injury...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Syracuse DE Chandler Jones latest to make NFL leap

In a move that hardly could be described as unexpected, Chandler Jones has officially played his last down as a member of the Syracuse football program. By way of a press release, the Orange announced that Jones will forego his final season of collegiate eligibility and enter the 2012 NFL Draft.  Jones will follow in the…
Via College Football Talk
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Will Chandler Jones Decide to Stay or Go? Here’s the Fizz Guess

Chandler Jones has told us all via Twitter he will announce his decision about the NFL Draft today at 3:30. Make no mistake, this marks an enormous offseason moment for Doug Marrone and Orange football. The Syracuse defense was one of the major reasons for the 5-game collapse, especially when Jones was not on the field. The lack of playmakers on that side of the ball was evident...
Via Orange Fizz
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Chandler Jones To Enter 2012 NFL Draft

Syracuse football defensive end Chandler Jones announced Friday that he will forego his final season of eligibility and enter the 2012 NFL Draft. Jones, a 2011 All-BIG EAST First Team selection, finished his career with 147 tackles, which ranks seventh all-time among Orange down linemen.
Via Syracuse University Athletics
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Chandler Jones’ Return + Blitz-Happy Defense = Syracuse’s BCS Bowl?

The man who predicted 30 sacks in the offseason had some catching up to do against West Virginia. He may not reach that goal, but Syracuse fans will let him off the hook. Chandler Jones returned to the field for SU’s dominating 49-23 victory over the Mountaineers and made an immediate difference on a hungry Orange defensive unit that wiped the turf with Geno Smith. Follow The...
Via Orange Fizz
October 27, 2011  |  Discuss

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