Wednesday, February 7, 2007

LSU Signee Jarvis Jones

One of the top offensive line prospects in the state of Texas and the Southwest region ... Long arms (seven-foot wing span) with excellent pass-blocking ability ... Reads the field well, makes smart decisions and never quits ... An imposing force who still has plenty of room to grow ... Rated the No. 10 offensive tackle in the nation by ... A member of the Houston Chronicle Top 100 for Texas ... Was a defensive end early in his career until he was moved to the offensive line after his sophomore season ... Played in the inaugural Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ... Helped his team to a semifinal berth in the playoffs in 2006 ... As a junior, earned first-team all-district honors on the offensive line after recording 54 pancake blocks and giving up no sacks ... Bench presses 295 pounds and squats 535 pounds ... Has a vertical jump of 29 inches ... Plans to major in dentistry ... Coached by Lydell Wilson ... Born Feb. 28, 1988

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