With the 39th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Rams select Janoris Jenkins, CB (North Alabama). Jenkins was a three-year starter at Florida before transferring to North Alabama after multiple run-ins with the law and the Gators' coaching staff. While there are some character concerns, Jenkins is a natural cover corner who has strong instincts and athletic ability to cover...
Janoris Jenkins: Northern Alabama
Leadership: 5 (Below Average NFL Skill Level)
Attitude: 4.5 (Great 2nd Tier Skill)
Work Ethic: 4.5 (Great 2nd Tier Skill)
Off the Field Attitude: 3 (Great 3rd Tier Skill)
Coachability: 4.5 (Great 2nd Tier Skill)
Production: 5.5 (Adequate NFL Skill)
Balance: 8 (Great NFL Skill)
Flexibility: 8 (Great NFL Skill)
Yesterday, I addressed how I thought teams should handle off-field problems of players and prospects. In that piece, I mentioned that Janoris Jenkins would likely be the poster-boy for prospects with potential character issues. It would seem that I made an accurate assessment.
It was reported by Albert Breer that Jenkins continued his drug use even after he chose to move to North...
One could make the argument that there’s less intrigue at the top of the draft this year than there is at the bottom.
It would appear as though Andrew Luck will go to the Colts at No. 1 and the Redskins will select Robert Griffin III at No. 2. While the Vikings are reportedly looking at three prospects sitting at No. 3, if they choose Matt Kalil then other pieces could predictable...
Heading into the 2012 NFL draft, the New England Patriots still have a variety of needs on both sides of the ball despite spending an offseason signing offensive players left and right. One area of concern that really troubled New England in 2011 is the cornerback position—and the team has yet to address it.
With the first round of the draft set to kick off on Thursday, April...
SEC Draft Breakdown Part Two: Florida, Tennessee, and Vanderbilt This does not have near the power as it could have. With the general tomfoolery from Janoris Jenkins and Janzen Jackson, two of the first two rounds were taken from the SEC before its time. And as before? There is no mention of prospects where the [...]
1) CB Janoris Jenkins, North Alabama
Following his three years as a starter for Florida, Jenkins transferred to North Alabama after multiple run-ins with both the law and his coaches. Even though the competition was not comparable, Jenkins kept himself in the top three or four as his position. He is a natural cover corner with good instincts and exceptional quick-twitch...
Northern Alabamas Pro Day is scheduled for tomorrow, but dont expect corner Janoris Jenkins to be there as he will workout for scouts at a place to be determined in South Florida later this month. Clubs are beginning to shy away from Jenkins because he did do poorly in interviews. While Jenkins has excellent talent, many are feeling hes not worth the baggage. He was dismissed...
After being dismissed from Florida after two marijuana possession-related charges within three months, Janoris Jenkins of North Alabama was the only player in Division II this season to return three punts for touchdowns.
The former University of Florida standout finished with 53 total tackles, including four for a loss. He added two interceptions, four pass breakups and two fumble recoveries.
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Janoris Jenkins from tiny University of North Alabama is one of the most talented defensive backs in this year's NFL draft. You'd also be hard-pressed to find a prospective NFL rookie carrying more negative cargo into his NFL Combine team interviews than this premier cornerback.
At 23, he has four children, three boys and a girl ages 3, 2, 1 and three months. He also has...