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Jarron Jones adding strength to the mix

Penn State commit always had size, speed; now he's beefing up work in weight room

Originally Published: May 10, 2011
By Jamie Newberg | ESPN Recruiting

At 6-foot-7, 303 pounds, it's not that Rochester (N.Y.) Aquinas Institute's Jarron Jones needs to necessarily get any bigger.

The ESPNU 150 Watch List defensive tackle has always had the size and the speed, but Jones is now hitting the weights harder than ever to add strength to mix and that could make him downright scary for opposing offensive linemen.

"He's real fast and athletic. Jarron Jones is the best I have seen for a big kid," said Aquinas Insitute coach Chris Battaglia. "When ...

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