Matthew Jones
Matthew Jones  OG  Ohio State | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Matthew Jones
Ohio State
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Brooklyn, NY
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Matthew Jones OG Ohio State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Matthew Jones OG Ohio State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #268 Position Rank: #58 (OL)
40 time: 5.02 seconds
Height: 6-4 Weight: 315
Overall Rating: 77.3 / 100
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DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #58
College Games: 23 College Snaps: 778
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (86/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #8 Pos Rank: #1 State Rank: #2
College Combine Results
247 Sports Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars (96.52/100 )
Ovr Rank: #68 Pos Rank: #1
Draft Profile: Bio
Matthew Jones from Erasmus Hall High School was rated a 4 star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4 star grade by 247 Sports. Following high school, Jones opted to join Ohio State.

In 2019 as a freshman Jones saw action in 8 games and played on a total of 114 snaps for the Buckeyes. He allowed no QB hurries, no QB hits, and no sacks while playing at left guard.

As a sophomore in 2020 he played in 4 games and a total of 205 snaps. He conceded 2 QB hurries, 4 QB hits, and one sack while playing at left guard.

In 2021 as a junior Jones saw action in 11 games and totaled 459 snaps. He gave up 6 QB hurries, 2 QB hits, and no sacks while playing the majority of his snaps at left guard, and the rest at right guard.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Quick feet to get inside of defensive tackles to wall off inside and reach linebackers at the second level.
  • Awareness is above-average for his limited experience. Sells trap block and can turn to seal. Fluid getting to and adjust at the second level.
  • Has good footwork and technique. Balanced and agile pass protection set with excellent hand placement.
  • Has the feet to adjust when he anticipates what's coming. Effective trapping and bends at the knees with adequate core strength to absorb the bull rush. Can clear a path at the second level if he hits the target.
  • Finds defenders with his hands immediately and gets feet moving to engage and sustain.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Finesse blocker with average arm length who doesn't use his hands well to win at the point of attack.
  • Flashes the ability to move his man with his hands, but is not yet consistent in this area.
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