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Julio Jones Bio

 

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Ht: 6-foot-4
Wt: 215 lbs
Forty: 4.48 secs
Bench max: 315 pounds
Bench reps: 13 
Squat max: 505 pounds
Vertical: 41 inches

Class: 2007 (High School:Foley (AL) Foley )

 

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Julio Jones is arguably the best athlete of the in country. He is ranked the best wide reciever in the nation and the third best prospect in the 2008 class. It's easier to name those who haven't offered him than it is those who have offered. Jones has been described as a freak, pocessing size, speed, strength and quickness that allow him to dominate almost anyone he lines up against. Jones has great hands, has a 41" verticle jump, and he has an excellent ability to get separation from the defender. Parade All-American … USA Today All-American … ranked the No.1 overall player in the country by Sports Illustrated/Takkle.com … nation’s No. 2 overall prospect by ESPN … The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top 150 (No. 2) … SuperPrep’s No. 1 wide receiver nationally and No. 2 prospect overall … ESPN.com Top 150 … The Mobile Press-Register’s Super 120 Team (No. 1) … “Mr. Football” in the state of Alabama … named to The Tampa Tribune’s “Best of the South Team” … SouthScout.com Stars of Alabama selection … Gatorade Player of the Year (Alabama) … an EA Sports First Team All-American … Prep Nation 101 Honoree … named to The Mobile Press-Register’s Elite 18 Team (No. 1) … five-star wide receiver by Scout.com … rated as No. 1 wide receiver in the nation by Scout.com … the No. 1 wide receiver in the nation and the top prospect in the Alabama Top 35 list by Rivals.com … also called by Rivals.com as the best wide receiver in the nation “after the catch” … rated as the No. 4 overall prospect in the nation on the Rivals.com Top 100 … two-time All-American by Rivals.com (2006 and 2007) … Scout.com All-American selection … No. 2 player on the Scout.com Southeast 150 list … SuperPrep/Scout.com Top 30 Alabama selection (No. 1) … the No. 3 ranked overall player in the nation according to Tom Lemming of CSTV … Rivals.com writes of Jones “Really outstanding feet for a big man. He gets out of trouble when hemmed in. He has great acceleration and can run after the catch. He shows really good concentration on deep balls. Team can use him on reverses and short routes. Hard to tackle in the open field.” … capped off high school career with six catches for 97 yards in the game … two-time Birmingham News and Alabama Sportswriters Association All-State selection … named to 2007 Birmingham News Super All-State Team … named to 2007 ASWA Super 12 All-State team … had 194 career catches for 3,287 yards and 42 touchdowns … also added three rushing touchdowns, two kick return touchdowns, two punt returns and two fumble returns for scores … scored 52 touchdowns in his prep career … set Foley school record for career receptions, receiving yards, receiving touchdowns and total touchdowns … holds the top three single-season receiving records at Foley with 75 receptions (2006), 68 receptions (2007) and 51 catches (2005) … also holds single-season record with 1,306 yards in 2006 … as senior, tallied 68 catches for 1,181 yards and 16 TDs … finished the year with 18 total TDs … led the Lions to a 12-1 record and a Region 2 title before losing to Prattville in state quarterfinals … hauled in a career-high 75 passes for 1,306 yards and 16 TDs as a junior … concluded the season with career-high 20 TDs … recorded 51 receptions for 805 yards and 12 TDs as sophomore in 2005 … an outstanding track and field athlete … named 2006-07 Gatorade Track and Field Athlete of the Year (Alabama) … community service projects include Santa America Foundation and local Optimist International club … coached by Mark Lasseter.

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Receiving Receptions Yards Average TD Y/G
Season Totals: 68 1181 17.4 18  
Returns Kick Offs Yards Punt Returns Yards