With the NFL Draft wrapping up a fourth Husker was taken late in the seventh round. Marcel Jones, an offensive tackle who has the size that you look for in a NFL offensive tackle, goes pick 234 overall to the New Orleans Saints.
Marcel Jones is NFL Bound and is headed to the New Orleans Saints. Jones was selected with the 27th pick in the 7th round and 234th overall. Jones came to Nebraska from Trevor Browne High School in Arizona. Jones did struggle to stay healthy while at Nebraska, but he has the size and the athleticism that you look for in an offensive tackle in the NFL.
Biography information courtesy of Nebraska Media Relations
Honors and Awards
. Two-Time First-Team Academic All-Big 12 (2008, 2009)
. Two-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll (2007, 2008)
. Four-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
. Three-Time Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2009, 2010, 2011)
Bryan Munson has worked with Big Red Report for nine years covering recruiting and football and has covered Nebraska recruiting for 11 years. His work can also be seen in Scout.com's SuperPrep Magazine. Facebook | Twitter|