The Bio on Jones
Before Josh Jones has become one of the better-hidden names in this 2020 NFL Draft offensive tackle class, he was a well-hidden name coming out of high school as well. Just a three-star recruit in high school, Jones was just the 63rd overall tackle in 2015, and was the 81st overall recruit in the state of Texas coming out of George Bush High School.
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Looking at Jones’ film, it is easy to see his athleticism pop off the screen; he has a background as a high school basketball player as well, which makes too much sense. After redshirting as a freshman at Houston, Jones has been all business from 2016 to present for the Cougars.
Jones has been the Cougars’ full time starter at left tackle from his redshirt freshman and has held down the post for four years now in Houston. Missing just two games in that four year span, Jones has been a constant for the Cougars, and as a result, has not only improved his film, but gotten an invite to the 2020 Reese’s Senior Bowl.
The 6-7 and 310 pound athletic tackle has been named to Athlon Sport’s preseason All-American conference teams over the past three seasons.