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Memphis Blast Sign DE Ivory Jones

Memphis,Tenn-The Memphis Blast are excited about their most recent signing, defensive lineman Ivory Jones. As a player at Coahoma College he brings strong leadership and experience to the Blast.

Jones is a versatile player can play both sides of the line scrimmage,he will come in as a defensive end,with the Blast. He can be a five-technique in a 3-4 or play left end or either defensive tackle in a 4-3.

Jones is  6’5 – 315  is huge who will not only take up space. He also is very strong, explosive, and athletic. On any given play, he can dominate his opponents but will need to be consistent.

When he stays low, he is very difficult to block. Jones can hold the point, shed quickly, and get to the play.  As a pass rusher, he can bull rush with power or use his hands and athleticism to put together moves and countermoves. He has a very good burst off the blocks to close.

The best thing about Jones is his high motor. He plays hard every play with strength and power. He has the instincts and reactions to make a lot of plays.

Against the run, he shows the power to the two-gap, can shed quickly, and get to the ball. As a pass rusher, he has a quick first step with the snap in his hips to walk his opponent back and the agility to use moves and countermoves.

He is a smart, well coached player who is very competitive. He will come in and have an  immediate impact for the Blast .

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