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Falcons select New Orleans native Deion Jones in 2nd round

Deion Jones measures out at 6'1", 222-pounds. (Nola.com) Deion Jones measures out at 6'1", 222-pounds. (Nola.com)
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The Falcons selected former Jesuit and LSU linebacker Deion Jones in the 2nd round. Jones upped his stock on LSU Pro Day running a 40-yard dash time of 4.38 seconds. 

Jones became team captain his senior year, and voted defensive MVP after leading the team with 100 tackles and 13.5 tackles for loss. He also had five sacks, two interceptions, and three pass breakups in 2015.

Jones won the Metro Defensive Player of the Year as a senior in high school at Jesuit. 

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