Patrick Jones II
Defensive End from Pittsburgh 2021 Draft Profile
Patrick Jones II
Height
6-5
Weight
260 lbs
College
Pittsburgh
Position
DE
Class
Senior
Home town
Chesapeake VA
85/100
Player Rating
8
PositionRank
4.83
FortyYD Time
Sacks
9
Fumbles Forced
Tackles
44
Sol tackles
24

Patrick Jones II DE Pittsburgh Draft Profile

Minnesota Vikings Drafted: 2021: ROUND: 3 - Pick Number: 90 (MIN)
Strengths
  • Aggressive with good awareness to track the ball and attack. Tenacious, tough, competItIve and versatile.
  • Has fluid footwork to redirect, reverse momentum and close with a burst. Regularly first off the ball with good snap anticipation.
  • Good not great quickness and change of direction agility. Chases, using a long spin move to clear blocks. Low, strong off the line.
  • Relentless and strong off the edge as a pass rusher when fresh. Gets under the pads of tackles to bull rush them into the backfield.
  • Easily gains inside leverage by shooting gaps.
Weaknesses
  • Average athletically with average straight line speed and tight hips. Not a natural bender. Lacks secondary pass-rush moves.
  • Is slightly high-cut and stiff in the hips, likely too stiff for 3-4 outside linebacker consideration.
  • Stands up well against the run but is very pursuit-conscious and will take unneeded wide angles.
  • Doesn't change direction easily. Can be late off the snap.
  • Misses tackles, even when he gets his hands on the ballcarrier. Needs to improve hand placement and technique.

How other scouting services rate Patrick Jones II (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
59.6
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
8.0