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Jones expects to contribute right away

Updated: April 25, 2005, 2:50 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Jaws dropped around the country when NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue announced on Saturday afternoon that the Jacksonville Jaguars had exercised the 21st overall pick in the first round to grab Matt Jones.

But in the Van Buren, Ark., home of the erstwhile Arkansas quarterback, who will move to wide receiver in the NFL, spirits absolutely soared. In a draft marked by uncertainty, and with his own situation defined by making a position transition at which other equally superb athletes have ...

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