There isn't a better athlete at the tight end position anywhere in the country than Alize Jones. The UCLA commit has every physical tool you could want in a next level prospect including size, elite speed, hands and body control.
All of his physical gifts were on display against Centennial last Friday when the Gaels rallied from two touchdowns in the 4th quarter to beat the Huskies 43-42. Jones was the best prospect on the field in a game that had double digit Div I prospects.
Jones finished the game with eight catches for 163 yards and two touchdowns plus the game winning two point conversion with two minutes left in the game. He was clutch throughout, catching two 4th down passes in the 4th quarter to keep drives going and was just too big, physical and athletic for anyone on Centennial to check.
At 6-5, 225 pounds, Jones has a great frame and can easily pack on another 20 pounds with ease. He's a physical receiver with a big catch radius and once he gets the ball and turns upfield, he's a scary sight for a defensive back. He can still improve as a pass catcher as he fights the ball at times but his upside is off the charts.
Jones will also continue to improve as a blocker as he fills out and works on technique. He already plays with toughness and has a strong work ethic off the field. He has a strong desire to be a great player and every time you talk with him, you get the feeling he's not close to satisfied and always feels like he can do more.
Assuming he stays healthy, there is no reason why Jones shouldn't be a focal point of a college offense and he has the potential to play as long as he wants to.