Five juco recruiting juco recruiters who are believed to be in the top five to six players in the upcoming draft, including two juco offensive lineman who are highly coveted in the 2018 NFL draft.
Ricky Davis is the third juco commit in the class and has been one of the more productive players in Juco for the past three seasons.
He has the size, length and athleticism to play inside at guard or outside in the NFL.
Rory Nix has also been a standout player for the Juco offensive line over the past few years and is considered a top 5 offensive tackle in the country.
Nix, who was recruited by Alabama in 2015, has also had a strong career as a receiver.
The 6-foot-4, 310-pounder has an excellent combination of size and speed.
He was the only offensive lineman in Jucos’ class to have a 40-yard dash time of 4.46 seconds.
Nix is a great fit for the New England Patriots offense.
He is a big hitter who can get after the quarterback.
His size and length will allow him to play either guard or tackle in New England’s scheme.
He also has great balance.
He averaged 16.5 yards per rush in his career at Juco.
Niche was the fourth juco pledge in the Jucos class.
He played four seasons for Juco and played every game for the Patriots in 2016.
He had 1,093 tackles, 10 sacks, nine forced fumbles, two interceptions, four fumble recoveries and a fumble recovery touchdown.
He caught 56 passes for 671 yards and six touchdowns.
Nique, a 6-4 offensive tackle who is listed at 6-7, 290 pounds, has had a solid career.
He can play either tackle or guard in New York’s scheme and has the ability to run and play both guard and tackle in a 3-4 defense.
He’s a player who is extremely athletic and very versatile.
He made an impact as a sophomore and junior at Jucos, catching 56 passes, including a career-high 12 touchdowns.
The 7-foot, 255-pound defensive tackle has excellent length, good athleticism and the ability and confidence to play both tackle and guard in a three-point offense.
Niques physical skills have always been an asset for Jucos and he is also an exceptional athlete.
He started all 16 games for the football team last season and played in all 15 games as a true freshman.
He finished his career with 3,099 tackles, 8.5 sacks, 21.5 tackles for loss, eight interceptions and two fumble recoverries.
He could be a top five or six offensive tackle prospect in the 2019 NFL draft and could be the next great offensive tackle.
Kip Jones is the fourth of the five juco prospects who have committed to the New York Jets in the past four years.
Jones is a 5-10, 250-pound offensive lineman and the nephew of NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly.
He spent his high school career at San Luis Obispo High School in California and played at Fresno State.
Jones started all 14 games he played at the Juve, recording 7.5 interceptions, including three interceptions in the 2015-16 season.
He then spent time at the University of Southern California and then at Cal Poly Pomona.
Jones has also spent time with the Oakland Raiders and New England in the National Football League.
Jones is also a good athlete and is extremely physical.
He ran the 40-yd dash in 4.49 seconds in the 40 time at Cal, and was able to do so at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.
Jones ran a 4.42 second 40- yard dash in the 60-yard shuttle in the bench press and the vertical jump.
He displayed excellent footwork in the shuttle and also demonstrated a good understanding of his technique.
Jones also has a great understanding of the defense.
At Cal Poly, Jones was the best defensive lineman in the school’s history in the 2006 and 2007 seasons.
Jones also was a three time all-conference selection at Cal and earned second-team all-Pac-10 honors in 2006 and ’07.
Jones could potentially be the future of the New Jersey Jets’ offensive line if he can be healthy.
Jones started all 13 games he started for the Bulldogs last season, recording 8.0 sacks, seven tackles for losses, four interceptions and four forced fummies.
He totaled 14 tackles, three sacks and one forced fumble last season.
Jones can also be a difference maker for the Jets’ line if the team can get healthy.