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Following the 2013 NFL combine, Mel Kiper Jr. of ESPN, and several others for that matter, had Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones atop their prospect rankings. These rankings were also released after Jones had been poked and prodded by every team doctor who wanted to check out his the spinal stenosis in Indianapolis. In a matter of two months time, Jones found himself still on the board come time for the Pittsburgh Steelers to select the 17th pick of the first round of the 2013 NFL draft.
Here is what Kiper wrote about Jones in late February after deciding to sit out the combine.
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As expected, people are already speculating how the Pittsburgh Steelers will use outside linebacker Jarvis Jones on defense during his rookie season. For those of you that think Jones will see the field much on defense baring an injury, shame on you, as it is well known that rookie linebackers in Pittsburgh not named Kendrell Bell generally only play on special teams. If they are...
Are you ready to buy a Jarvis Jones jersey? If so, it appears that the Pittsburgh Steelers first round draft pick out of Georgia will wear No.91, the same number that the great Aaron Smith wore for so many years, according to the team website.
Many have speculated since his selection Thursday night, that because Jones wore No.29 in college, that he would likely ask for No.92, which...
Subway Restaurants has a new NFL spokesman, former Georgia linebacker and Pittsburgh Steelers draftee Jarvis Jones. While he plans on terrifying his opponents on the field for years, Subway already terrified tons of its customers by unveiling this massive sculpture of Jones made from bread, lettuce and meat.
Seriously, this is one of the weirdest things I’ve ever seen. Are his...
Season 3, Episode 97 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and recap the first round of the 2013 NFL draft. We talk about a few picks that might have surprised us and what led to Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones still being on the board when the time came for the Pittsburgh Steelers to select.
We talk about Jones specifically and what we each expect for him as far...
In a pre-taped segment that aired on ESPN before the NFL draft, comedian Frank Caliendo broke out his impression of NFL draft expert Mel Kiper Jr., and he absolutely nailed it.
Fellow NFL draft analyst Todd McShay played the straight man as Caliendo takes Kiper's personality and expands it to topics way outside the NFL world. Brilliantly funny.
Video via ESPN.
By Jeremy Hritz
The optimism following the 2013 NFL Draft is always electric. In a perfect 2013 NFL season, Jarvis Jones would lead the league in sacks, Le’Veon Bell would rush for 1500 yards, and Markus Wheaton would make Steelers fans even happier that Mike Wallace left for Miami. The reality is, however, nobody knows how these players will turn out, and whether or not they...
Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones is the Pittsburgh Steelers first linebacker selected in the first round since Lawrence Timmons in 2007 and the first outside linebacker they have picked since Huey Richardson in 1991, one of the teams biggest busts ever.
Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC: All your crystal football are belong to us.
Last night's NFL Draft was a big night for the SEC. There's nto enought time for the full rundown, but here are some links to some of highlights.
First in line.
Eric Aldeson explains first year Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones' involvement on former Central Michigan/new...
I’m not usually a huge fan of comedian Frank Caliendo’s work, but I have to give him props here. His impersonation of ESPN NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. is so spot-on it’s ridiculous.
Impressionist Frank Caliendo nails his impersonation of NFL Draft expert Mel Kiper Jr.
ESPN and Frank Caliendo did a great job on this parody of Mel Kiper Jr. The impression was spot on and is easily one of the best clips I’ve seen ESPN make. Hiring Caliendo has turned out to be a big asset for ESPN, who could forget his awesome Jon Gruden impression?
Love him or hate him you will get a steady diet of Mel Kiper Jr. when the NFL Draft comes around. Well even if you hate Mel Kiper. Jr. you will absolutely love this delightful impression of the the fast-talking NFL Draft guru. You know former Fox NFL Sunday prognosticator Frank Caliendo for his spot-on impersonations of celebrities such as Charles Barkley, John Madden, and President...
ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. released his final mock draft today, and with the sixth pick he gives the Browns CB Dee Milliner-
“The Browns are really desperate for another corner to play opposite Joe Haden. If they get Milliner, that’s a solid No. 2 option, also allowing them to move Buster Skrine inside to cover the slot, a position where he’s far better. The need for...
Trust us, while thinking up a piece for this morning, we were really, really, tempted to giving you our top-10 mock draft. But while we were watching Sportscenter, it came to us, “We’re not Mel Kiper Jr. or Todd McShay, nor do we expect you to want to read another boring prediction that will be [...]
Live from my desk I’ll be giving you my expert analysis and reaction pick-by-pick for the 1st round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Joining me today will be Manti Te’o's ex-girlfriend, Lennay Kekua
I posted my thoughts last year in my Live 2012 NFL Draft 1st Round Commentary piece, and as you can see I pretty much nailed it. I don’t watch a ton of college football, but I...