Packers rookie Brad Jones confident in NFL future : Packers Insider

Packers rookie Brad Jones confident in NFL future

November 26, 2009 by  
Filed under News

By Tommy Pelissero, Green Bay Press-Gazette
Nov. 26, 2009

Brad Jones had thought about what he might become if a pro football career didn’t work out.

Investment banker. Lawyer. Astronaut. 

Rookie OLB Brad Jones could be the Packers best 7th round draft pick since 1999 (Donald Driver).

Rookie OLB Brad Jones could be the Packers best 7th round draft pick since 1999 (Donald Driver).

That last one is no joke. Jones has one degree from the University of Colorado in economics and was four classes shy of another in astrophysics when he joined the Green Bay Packers in April.

“If you’re good at learning stuff,” the rookie linebacker said this week, “there’s a lot of options out there for you.”

Courses in escape velocity and string theory aren’t exactly standard fare for future NFL players, but then again, Jones isn’t your standard player.

Full story here

Help Us! Comment about this Packer Article

This is a community of fanatical Packer fans. Please tell us what you think about this post....