Broderick Jones
Broderick Jones  OT  Georgia | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Broderick Jones
Height
6-4
Weight
310
College
Georgia
Position
OT
Class
Sophomore
Home town
Lithonia, GA
88.5/100
Player Rating
4
PositionRank (OL)
4.8
FortyYD Time

Broderick Jones OT Georgia | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Broderick Jones OT Georgia
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.80 seconds (99%*)
Overall Rank: #19 Position Rank: #4 (OL)
Height: 6-4 (8%*)
Weight: 310 (35%*)
Weight: 310 (35%*)
*Percentile calculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.80 seconds (99%*)
Overall Rank: #19 Position Rank: #4 (OL)
Height: 6-4 (8%*) Weight: 310 (35%*)
*Percentile calculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Overall Rating: 88.5 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Pass Blocking:
89%
Run Blocking:
83%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 1st - Mid Position rank: #4
College Games: 26 College Snaps: 1264
Grade: 5 ESPN  Stars 5 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 91/100
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #9 Pos Rank: #1
College Combine Results
Grade: 247 Sports 5  Stars 247 Sports 98 Stars 247 RATING: 98/100
Ovr Rank: #30 Pos Rank: #3
Grade: 5 Stars 5 Stars RIVALS RATING: 6.1 (100%)
Draft Profile: Bio
Broderick Jones from Lithonia High School was rated a 5-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 5-star grade by 247 Sports. He was a two-sport athlete at high school and on the varsity basketball team, helping lead them to the Class 5A Final Four with a 21-10 record (10-3 in Region 5) as a junior - he also earned the Metro Atlanta Montlick & Associates Athlete of the Week in November 2019.

Following high school and a massive recruitment drive, Jones opted to join Georgia.

In 2020 as a freshman Jones saw action in just 2 games and played a total of 25 snaps for the Bulldogs.

As a sophomore in 2021 he played in 11 games and a total of 434 snaps. He conceded 5 QB hurries, one QB hit, and 2 sacks while playing most of his snaps at left tackle.

In 2022 as a junior Jones saw action in 13 games and totaled 805 snaps. He gave up 8 QB hurries, just one QB hit and allowed no sacks while playing at left tackle.
Honors & awards
  • 2022: Associated Press All-SEC First-Team selection
  • 2021: Coaches’ Freshman All-SEC Team
  • 2020: Saw his first collegiate action at right tackle in a fourth-quarter drive at South Carolina...also played as a reserve in a win at Missouri.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Has strong arms and a powerful grip, and Jones displays the core strength and leg drive that allows him to create movement at the line of scrimmage.
  • An agile mover who puts his length to good use, using his hands aggressively and landing solid initial punches. Jones can move to the second level as a run blocker, with the coordination and balance to hit moving targets.
  • Cerebral player, quick to react to twists and stunts up front, and he shows an excellent understanding of angles when moving out as a run blocker.
  • Shows a good feel for combo blocks, and he displays good quickness and flexibility when moving to the second level, capable of sealing the back side on reach blocks
  • In the run game, he explodes off the line of scrimmage and consistently gets out to the second level to do damage.
  • Possess great grip strength and keeps the grip even when imbalanced
  • Crazy speed for a tackle - has the skills developed from a basketball background to split out and play tight end
  • Outstanding Hand/Grip Strength - enables him to be an elite pass protector
  • Didn't allow a single sack at left tackle in all of 2022
  • Physical and Finisher Mentality
  • He's super strong as you would expect for a five-star recruit - able to rag doll defeenders
  • Smart players with elite spacially awareness
  • Ability to Act as a Bumper if Left Uncovered
  • Punishes Interior Defensive Linemen
  • Elite Core Strength
  • Uses momentum to fuel violent rotations
  • High-level flexibility to quickly swivel
  • Able to match edge rusher's direction changes and quickly stop them in their tracks
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Has the traits to improve, but Jones gets impatient in his set, lunging and reaching, and generally playing with poor balance at times. Jones is inconsistent with his kick slide.
  • Needs to work on his technique in pass protection, using more consistent leverage and continuing to move his feet.
  • As an outside chance to stick at left tackle, but he might actually fit better on the right side or kicking in to a guard spot.
  • Stops his feet after initial contact, relying on length but allowing the defender to get the corner or spin inside.
  • Only 22 starts in his entire college career
  • Does not protect his chest and core, leading to inefficient balance
  • Leans and bends at the waist, causing balance issues
  • Technique is not as polished - looks raw
  • Gets overaggressive at times
  • Struggles to maintain leverage through and across reps - lacks some drive as a run blocker - much better in pass protection
  • Too tall off the snap making enabling the defender to win the leverage battle
  • Needs to bend his knees more - too upright at contact
Scouting Report: Summary
Broderick Jones is probably the best athlete in the entire offensive line class, he's very strong, has elite core strength, cat-like quickness, and has the speed of a tight end. His upside is huge as a pass blocker, however, he isn't nearly as good as a run blocker where he has struggled a little. This is most likely due to the fact that he hasn't played as much as you would like and as a result looks a little raw technically.

Overall Jones is a top-level prospect with serious potential to be a dominant pro player - he'll be a first-round selection in the 2023 NFL Draft.
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How other scouting services rate Broderick Jones (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
22.4
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
4.0