2011 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
Alabama wide receiver Julio Jones is leaving school after his junior season for the 2011 NFL Draft. Jones is coming off a 78-reception, 1,133-yard, seven-touchdown season. He figures to be one of the first wideouts chosen and could be a top-10 draft pick.
Expected draft placement
Jones checks in on most boards as the No. 2 receiver behind Georgia's A.J. Green and ranks as a top-10 overall talent for most experts. Despite being a talent of that level, Jones may not go until the middle of the first round because of his recent foot surgery.
The St. Louis Rams (No. 14) seem most likely to draft Jones to give Sam Bradford a dynamic receiver with star potential, but the Washington Redskins (No. 10) could snatch him up before St. Louis is on the clock. Santana Moss is getting up there in years and will be an unrestricted free agent.
About Cory J. Bonini
Cory is KFFL's General Manager. In late 2002, he joined the KFFL staff as a research analyst and has been involved in fantasy sports since 1996. A member of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, as well as Fantasy Sports Writers Association, Bonini has been featured in print, on radio and on scores of websites. Bonini co-hosted Big Lead Sports on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio from 2011 to 2012.
Bonini was recognized with the 2010 Best Article in Print Award from the FSWA and was a finalist for the same award in 2011. In '11, he finished first overall in the FSWA NFL experts challenge that featured 60 of the industry's best competitors. Follow @CoryKFFL
Don't miss these great reports....
Recent KFFL releases
Fantasy Football Sleeper: Andy Dalton, QB, Cincinnati Bengals
Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Fernando Rodney, Brandon League, more
Five drivers to watch in the NASCAR Sprint Cup All-Star Race
Fantasy baseball closer depth charts - AL