Could Georgia's Jones Fill NU's Safety Needs?

With Nebraska looking to improve on its young, but talented safety corps, some eyes turn to Atlanta, Georgia's Reshad Jones, a four-star prospect that has turned the heads of multiple quality SEC teams and, indeed, solid schools around the country. We were able to sit down with Reshad to find out his thoughts on his favorites, if Nebraska still has a shot and if so, why.

Reshad Jones has everything you look for in a quality safety. Standing 6' 2" and weighing in at 180 pounds is a start, but his 4.58 40 yard dash only adds to the attraction by many outstanding collegiate institutions. Thus far, Reshad's Washington High School team is 4-1 and the soft-spoken young man said he believes he's living up to senior year expectations. "I've been playing really well. I'd say my best ability is making tackles," he said.

To his credit, through five games, Reshad has 55 tackles, one interception and one fumble recovery. He praises his team for what he feels is definite team chemistry. He also credits long-time friend Andre Wicker for his play as the two inspire each other to perform well on and off the field. They also would like to attend the same college, if possible.

Holding over 30 offers, Jones has, pretty much, his pick of the litter when it comes to schools, but a few do stand out. Florida, Georgia, Miami, Oklahoma, LSU are the front runners at this point, but don't think Nebraska has no shot with Reshad especially with no official visits planned at this point.

"They're still in it and I'll probably end up taking an official to Nebraska at some point. I'm not too familiar with them overall, but I know they produce good players that wind up in the NFL," said Jones. With aspirations of playing on Sundays himself, Reshad mentioned that being able to go to a school that has coaches on staff with NFL experience and know-how such as Nebraska would be "a big plus".


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