Zay Jones   #11 WR

Height: 6-2   Weight: 200   Age: 23

Born: 3/30/1995 Dallas , TX

College: East Carolina

Experience: 2nd season

High School: Stephen F. Austin HS [Austin, TX]

REC

5

YDS

89

AVG

17.8

TDS

0

Draft 2017

Pick No.37

Selected By: Buffalo Bills

Round: 2

Pick (Overall): 5 (37)

Pick Analysis: To say "Zay" grew up in a football family would be an understatement. His father, Robert, played linebacker in the NFL, winning three Super Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys in the 1990's. His uncle, Jeff Blake, played quarterback in the NFL for 14 years, most notably with the Cincinnati Bengals. Jones' brother, Cayleb was a receiver at Texas and Arizona, as well. Both his father and uncle played at East Carolina. Jones has made his own name with the Pirates, though, setting the NCAA record for most receptions in a career (399) and the single-season record with 158 catches in 2016 (for 1,746 yards and eight touchdowns). He was a first or second-team All-American by most media outlets this fall, along with first-team All-American Athletic Conference. Jones was a second-team All-ACC choice in 2015 with 98 catches for 1,099 yards and five scores. His football IQ and athletic genes helped him start in his first two seasons, as well (62-604, five TD in 2013; 81-830, five TD, also 24-447 on kick returns in 2014).

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  1. Bill select Zay Jones No. 37 in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Published: April 28, 2017 at 07:50 p.m.

    2007 Hall of Fame inductee Thurman Thomas announces the Buffalo Bills' selection of Zay Jones No.37 of the 2017 NFL Draft.

  2. Instant Draft Grade Zay Jones: B

    Published: April 28, 2017 at 07:46 p.m.

    NFL Media?s Bucky Brooks, Matt Money, and Lance Zierlein give Zay Jones a B instant draft grade.

  3. Zay Jones college highlights

    Published: April 12, 2017 at 06:01 p.m.

    Everything you need to know about East Carolina wide receiver Zay Jones.

  4. Zay Jones 2017 Combine Workout

    Published: April 4, 2017 at 03:57 p.m.

    ECU wide receiver Zay Jones goes through workouts at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine.

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