Green, Jones taken in third round

After two players went in the first round on Thursday, the Gators had two players taken in the final picks of the third round on Friday.

The Dallas Cowboys selected Chaz Green in the third round with pick No. 91 overall, and four picks later, the Washington Redskins selected running back Matt Jones.

Green started 11 games for Florida in 2014, nine at right tackle and two at left tackle. He was voted a team captain before the year after missing the 2013 season with a torn labrum. Green battled injury throughout his Florida career but started 21 games during his five-year Florida career.

Jones ended his Florida career with 1,431 yards and 11 touchdowns in 28 games played and 15 starts. Jones also added 100 receiving yards out of the backfield, an area that could benefit the Redskins this fall.

As a freshman in 2012, Jones served as the backup to Mike Gillislee and averaged 5.3 yards per carry. He suffered a viral infection in fall camp before the 2013 season and then tore his meniscus in the middle of the year. As a junior, he led Florida with 817 yards rushing yards.

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