Mississippi defensive lineman D.J. Jones hits a blocking dummy during a drill at the NFL football scouting combine Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Indianapolis.
Mississippi defensive lineman D.J. Jones hits a blocking dummy during a drill at the NFL football scouting combine Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Indianapolis. David J. Phillip AP
Mississippi defensive lineman D.J. Jones hits a blocking dummy during a drill at the NFL football scouting combine Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Indianapolis. David J. Phillip AP
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