Chicago Bears Select SUU OL Braxton Jones In 2022 NFL Draft
SALT LAKE CITY – The Chicago Bears selected former Southern Utah Thunderbirds offensive lineman Braxton Jones with the No. 168 overall pick during the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
The fifth round of the NFL Draft took place in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, April 30.
Jones was the 15th offensive tackle taken in the draft.
The former SUU standout joined a Bears team that posted a 6-11 record in 2021.
NFL Scouting Combine Results
Jones measured in at six-feet-five-inches tall and 310 lbs. He also measured with 35 3/8 inch arms and 10 1/4 inch hands.
40-Yard Dash – 4.97 seconds
Vertical Jump – 25.5 feet
Broad Jump – 9 feet
20-Yard Shuttle – 4.84 seconds
About Braxton Jones
The Murray, Utah native played at SUU from 2017-21.
Jones and the Thunderbirds finished the 2021 season with a 1-10 record and finished in 13th place in the Big Sky Conference.
The Murray High product was honored as an All-Big Sky First Team selection, Hero Sports FCS All-American selection, and Associated Press FCS First Team All-America selection.
2022 NFL Draft
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