Houston Texans to Sign Akron's Bryce Jones After Successful Tryout at Rookie Mini-Camp

Houston Texans have signed cornerback Bryce Jones after a successful tryout at rookie mini-camp.

The Houston Texans will be signing cornerback Bryce Jones to a contract after a successful tryout during rookie-mini camp. Jones was one of 17 tryout players to workout for the Texans this rookie mini-camp and had a good start for the team to get an extended look of Jones into the Spring. 

Jones started his career at Boston College and started 18 games in his Eagle career, making 97 tackles, including seven for a loss. He recovered three fumbles in 2013, when he was a sophomore. He was dismissed from the team in 2014 for violating team rules and transferred to Akron. In three seasons at Boston College, Jones had 96 total tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss 3 interceptions and 3 fumble recoveries. 

Sitting out a season due to transfer rules, Jones played in 12 games for the Zips in 2016 and had 50 total tackles with 3 tackles for loss and 9 pass deflections. 

Jones at the Akron Pro-Day ran a 4.67 forty-yard dash, benched 13 reps, vertical jumped 34 inches and broad jumped 10’03”. Checking in at 6-0 and 181 lbs., the Texans continue look for taller cornerbacks for the defense and add another to the mix for the group.  

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