NFL Draft Chat: Malcolm Jones (RB) UCLA [VIDEO]
Nolan Thomas | 04/10/14 | 1:44 PM EDT 0 Comments
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NFL Draft Chat with UCLA running back Malcolm Jones.

Malcolm is an outstanding athlete who played Running Back for University of California, Los Angeles. He has also been a solid contributor on special teams who has a relentless, unmatchable work ethic and will accept any challenge presented. Malcolm averaged 4.6 yards per carry and 17 yards per reception his senior season. Coming out of high school, Scout.com said that Jones is the best combo of power and speed in the state of California.
 
Malcolm could possibly be drafted in the late rounds as a backup running back and special team’s standout and will work hard for the team that drafts or signs him.
        























Q: What is the fondest memory of your college career?
 
A: When I played my first game this year after returning to the team.
 
 
Q: Who was the toughest competitor you faced in college?
 
A: The toughest team was Oregon this year, in my opinion.
 
 
Q: What was your best game in college?
 
A: My best game was this year against Washington. I am a power back and felt that in the game I really had the opportunity to show my talent.
 
 
Q: What colleges recruited you out of high school?
 
A: USC, Stanford, Notre Dame, Oklahoma
 
 
Q: What made you choose UCLA?
 
A: I liked the fact that it was close to home and gave me a great mix of both school and football.
 
 
Q: What was your favorite NFL team growing up?
 
A: My favorite team was the Chargers.
 
 
Q: Who was your favorite player?
 
A: Adrian Peterson.
 
 
Q: Which current NFL player most resembles you and the way you play the game?
 
A: People say I run similar to Adrian Peterson, but with a little less speed.
 
 
Q: What will distinguish you from other rookies?
 
A: My work ethic and drive to succeed at what I do, no matter what it is and no matter what the obstacles might be.  I never ever give up.
 
 
Q: What would your former teammates say about you?
 
A: They would say I am an enjoyable, hard working guy who just wants to win.
 
 
Q: What are you presently doing as far as training?
 
A: I am training 6 days a week with a trainer.
 
 
Q: How do you think you did or will do on your pro-day?
 
A: I feel like I did well on pro day, but not as well as I could have.
 
 
Q: Which is your favorite event?
 
A: short shuttle
 
 
Q: How was the agent selection process for you?
 
A: It was very smooth and painless. I met with a few agents, collected my thoughts and, then decided.
 
 
Q: Why did you choose Michael Loeffler and Agency Athlete?
 
A: I choose Michael because I could tell he’s determined and he was the best at being able to help me succeed at what my current goal is.
 
 
Q: If you could have dinner with any three people, dead or alive, who would they be and why?
 
1. Jackie Robinson – He knows better than anyone how to deal with adversity
2. Barack Obama – one of the most historic people of my time
3. Beyoncé – My all time favorite celebrity
 
 
Q: What do you want to do besides football?
 
A: I want to go into the financial industry and become a CFO one day.
 
 
Q: What do you like to do for fun?
 
A: I like to play video games, chill with my friends.
 
 
Q: If you were a dog, what breed would you be and why?
 
A: I would be a bulldog because their tough but laid back at the same time.
 
 
Q: What is your favorite sport besides football? 
 
A: basketball or golf.
 
 
 



  Follow Malcolm on Twitter @Mr_Jones28

 




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