Combine Star Byron Jones Continues to Attract NFL Attention at UConn Pro Day

March 31, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A little more than one month after he made a name for himself at the NFL Scouting Combine with a record-breaking 12’3” broad jump, Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones continued his leap up draft boards Tuesday at UConn’s pro day, where he worked out in front of 29 NFL teams.
Jones did not participate in the jumps or shuttle drills on Tuesday; he had no reason to, as his marks in the broad jump, vertical jump, 20-yard shuttle, 60-yard shuttle and three-cone drill each ranked him within the top three cornerbacks in each test at the combine, according to NFL.com’s combine tracker.
He did, however, complete his athletic profile by participating in the 40-yard dash and bench press at the pro day. His results continued to impress: His 40 time of 4.44 seconds (unofficial hand time) would have tied him for third among cornerbacks at the combine, while his 18 repetitions of 225 pounds on the bench press would have tied him for sixth.
Jones, who measured in ...

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