Former Razorback Jones gets tryout - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Former Razorback Jones gets tryout

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - According to reports from ESPN, former Razorback star Matt Jones is in Tampa today to get a tryout with the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  Tampa Bay has struggled this year are off to a 0-5 start and are looking for someone to jump start their offense.

Matt Jones was drafted in the first round by the Jacksonville Jaguars, but was converted from quarterback to wide receiver, with the Jaguars staff thinking his speed and size would create match up problems for NFL defensive backs.

After a few inconsistent seasons in Jacksonville and some off field drug problems, Jones was released this past off season.

Other teams contemplating Jones are the Cowboys, Dolphins, Jets and Bears, sources said.

©2009 KAIT  all rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly