Emery Jones
Emery Jones  OT  LSU | NFL Draft 2025 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Emery Jones
Height
6-6
Weight
335
College
LSU
Position
OT
Class
Junior
Home town
Baton Rouge, LA
87.2/100
Player Rating
4
PositionRank (OL)
5.3
FortyYD Time

Emery Jones OT LSU | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Emery Jones OT LSU
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

SUB-POSITION: Right Tackle
Last Updated: 06/29/2024
Draft Year: 2025
40 time: 5.30 seconds (42%*)
Age: 20.4 DOB: 03/05/2004
Measurables:
Height: 6-6 (56%*) Weight: 335 (92%*)
Forty: 5.30 (O) (42%*)
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(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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SUB-POSITION: Right Tackle
Last Updated: 06/29/2024
Draft Year: 2025
40 time: 5.30 seconds (42%*)
Age: 20.4 DOB: 03/05/2004
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 6-6 (56%*) Weight: 335 (92%*)
Forty: 5.30 (O) (42%*)
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other
(HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
For an explanation of how the (HS) data is calculated see this article
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Overall Rating: 87.2 / 100
Average rating of opposition Defense player has faced
Defense Rating:
77%
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Pass Blocking:
76%
Run Blocking:
79%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 2nd - Top 10
Overall Rank: #34 Position rank: #4
College Games: 24 College Snaps: 1536
Grade: 4 ESPN  Stars 4 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 83/100
Grade: 247 Sports 4  Stars 247 Sports 95 Stars 247 RATING: 95/100
Grade: 4 Stars 4 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.9 (97%)
Player Comparison* (Similarity level)
Trey Smith - Tennessee
80%
Thayer Munford - Ohio State
80%
Jalen Mayfield - Michigan
80%
Draft Profile: Bio

Emery Jones Jr. hails from Baton Rouge and attended Catholic High School, where he excelled in both football and basketball. At Catholic High, he was a cornerstone of a dominant offense, leading his team to back-to-back Division I state titles in 2020 and 2021. His high school accolades include twice being named to the 5A first team All-State and first team all-district.

Since joining LSU, Jones has been a key player on the offensive line, starting every game since his true freshman year in 2022. He has earned numerous accolades, including True Freshman All-America (2022), Freshman All-SEC (2022), Second-Team All-SEC (2023), and SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week (2023). Jones played a crucial role in LSU's offensive success, helping the team average 39.8 points and 496.6 total yards per game over his two seasons. He was also instrumental in Jayden Daniels winning the Heisman Trophy and setting the SEC record for total offense per game.

In 2023, Jones started 12 games at right tackle, playing a total of 708 snaps. He helped LSU's offensive line become a finalist for the Joe Moore Offensive Line of the Year Award. His performance in games like the comeback win over Missouri and the victory against Florida showcased his ability to dominate at the highest level of college football.

Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Exceptional flexibility and knee bend, allowing him to handle edge rushers with speed and bend.
  • Patient and deliberate, dictating the speed of the game with high football IQ.
  • Massive punch with strong, firm hands that deliver a real shock value in pass protection.
  • Excellent leverage and grip strength, consistently controlling defenders once engaged.
  • Strong initial punch and effective use of long arms in pass protection.
  • Fluid movement and natural balance, light on his feet considering his size.
  • Powerful anchor strength, thanks to core strength and flexibility, reminiscent of Tyler Smith.
  • Powerful run blocker who consistently wins at the point of attack with a good burst off the line.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Heavy lower half can make him susceptible to elite speed rushers.
  • Occasionally stops feet after initial contact, allowing defenders to get the corner.
  • Can get too high in his sets, sacrificing power and coordination between upper and lower body.
  • Needs to clean up footwork in the run game and improve hand placement.
  • Inside-striker tendency opens up outside rush lanes, presenting a soft corner for edge rushers.
Scouting Report: Summary

Emery Jones Jr. brings a lot to the table as an NFL prospect. His flexibility and anchor strength make him a reliable pass protector, able to handle some of the best edge rushers in college football. Playing alongside top-rated Will Campbell, he has proven his ability to work cohesively on the line. However, Jones needs to refine his footwork and hand placement to minimize his susceptibility to speed rushers.

While Jones shows tremendous power and leverage in run blocking, his tendency to get too high in his sets can limit his effectiveness. His inside-striker habit opens up outside rush lanes, which he’ll need to adjust at the next level. Despite these areas for improvement, his high football IQ and ability to control the line of scrimmage are significant assets.

Jones projects as a solid NFL starter with the potential to excel in both pass protection and run blocking. He has the tools and physicality to be a standout offensive lineman. With some coaching to fine-tune his technique, Jones could develop into a key player on any NFL offensive line, offering a strong presence whether in pass protection or paving the way in the run game.

Written By:
Wyatt Brooks (SEC)

How other scouting services rate Emery Jones (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
28.9
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
3.0
*Percentile Ranking in Player's Position Group (NFL Combine Historical Data): This percentile reflects how a player's specific statistics rank in comparison to historical performances at the NFL Combine, specifically within their position group. A higher percentile indicates a better performance. For instance, being in the 90th percentile for a particular stat means the player outperformed 90% of their peers in that category.

*Similarity Percentage: This percentage is calculated based on a comprehensive analysis of various factors, including height, weight, 40-yard dash times, on-field performance statistics, and overall player rating. The analysis is conducted against our database of draft prospects from 2021 to 2023. This similarity score helps in evaluating how closely a current prospect aligns with past prospects. It is important to note, however, that this score reflects similarities based on college production and attributes, and does not account for eventual success or performance in the NFL.