Four star defensive tackle Jayson Jones has committed to the Ducks this afternoon via Signing Day ceremony.
Jones is 6'6 350 defensive tackle recruit from Calera HS in the state of Alabama. Calera is a little over an hour away from Tuscaloosa (where Alabama is located) and less than two hours away from Auburn.
According to 247 Sports, Jones officially visited the Ducks on January 24, 2020.
Coach Cristobal used his in home visit earlier this month alongside special teams coach Bobby Williams and DL coach Joe Salave'a.
247Sports has him ranked as the 15th best prospect from Alabama, 32nd ranked defensive tackle, and the 318th overall recruit nationally.
247 lists Coach Salave'a as his primary recruiter and Coach Bobby Williams as his secondary recruiter.
He was committed to Alabama since July 2018 until today's flip.
247Sports' Director of Scouting Barton Simmons had this to say about Jones as a prospect:
"Massive human being, knock-kneed with length and bulk. Really effective as a space eater in high school. Difficult to move. Nimble and athletic for a big-bodied kid. Capable of collapsing the pocket when he wants to. Has the length to disrupt throwing lanes. Far from a finished product. Seems to be content with stalemates too often at the line of scrimmage. Inconsistent motor and doesn’t always react as quickly as you’d like. Not as consistently physical as he should be. Body may be better suited for the offensive line. Body type presents him as an upside prospect with the potential to be a power five starter and impact player. With development, could become a mid to late-round NFL Draft pick if not higher but he needs work."
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