Byron Jones   #31 CB

Height: 6-1   Weight: 200   Age: 26

Born: 9/26/1992 New Britain , CT

College: Connecticut

Experience: 5th season

High School: St. Paul HS [Bristol, CT]









Draft 2015

Pick No.27

Selected By: Dallas Cowboys

Round: 1

Pick (Overall): 27 (27)

Pick Analysis: Missed final five games of 2014 with shoulder surgery. Played in started in 7 games before surgery. In 2013, converted to cornerback from safety and started all 12 games finishing with three interceptions. Started 12 games at safety in 2012. Played basketball and football in high school.


Video Playlist

  1. Cowboys pick Jones No. 27

    Published: April 30, 2015 at 11:07 p.m.

    The Dallas Cowboys pick Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones No. 27 in the 2015 NFL Draft.

  2. Best of Byron Jones introduction press conference

    Published: May 1, 2015 at 06:51 p.m.

    Dallas Cowboys cornerback Byron Jones discusses his versatility as a player, as well as his feelings about playing with and against veteran NFL players.

  3. Cowboys relieved Byron Jones was available

    Published: May 1, 2015 at 11:05 a.m.

    NFL Media's Desmond Purnell discusses why the Dallas Cowboys coveted cornerback Byron Jones and were relieved when he was available for them to select in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

  4. Byron Jones' dad: 'He's a very hard worker'

    Published: April 30, 2015 at 07:06 p.m.

    Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones and his parents discuss how he has been handling the pressure of being an NFL prospect.

  5. Pro Comparison: Byron Jones

    Published: March 23, 2015 at 05:06 p.m.

    NFL Media's Bucky Brooks takes a look at Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones' draft stock.

  6. RES: Byron Jones on his impressive combine numbers

    Published: Feb. 24, 2015 at 01:51 p.m.

    Former UConn cornerback Byron Jones calls into "The Rich Eisen Show" to talk about his impressive vertical and broad jumps, which cornerback he models himself after and where he may land in the draft.

  7. How much has Byron Jones improved draft stock?

    Published: Feb. 23, 2015 at 01:30 p.m.

    Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis and Steve Mariucci explain how Byron Jones' performance at the NFL Scouting Combine greatly improved his draft stock.

  8. Jones sets new high mark at combine

    Published: Feb. 23, 2015 at 10:48 a.m.

    University of Connecticut defensive back Byron Jones jumped 12'3" in the broad jump at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, which is the best by any player since 2003.

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