Draft Focus: JaCoby Jones

Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Frankie Piliere        
Published: Thursday, February 21, 2013

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JaCoby Jones Perfect Game profile

Position:  3B/OF
Height:  6-3
Weight:  200
Bats/Throws:  R-R
Birthdate:  May 10, 1992
College:  Louisiana State
Hometown:  Richton, Miss.
Previously Drafted:  Astros '10 (19)
Projected Draft Round:  1S-2

Some players are all about their present ability and performance. Then, there are players that bring that “what if” factor to the table - JaCoby Jones is a “what if” player if there ever was one. And, of course that’s both a negative and very positive thing. Jones, who was named a PG/Aflac All-American in 2009, entered the spring of 2012 for LSU as one of the most highly touted sophomores in the country, and to make a long story short it just never came together for him. He left scouts scratching their heads and wondering when this supremely talented player would eventually translate into live game action. 


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