Patriots rookie Marcus Jones is a rapper and model

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New England Patriots rookie Marcus Jones is a multi-talented man on and off the football field. Along with his nickel corner and wide receiver work, Jones is one of the most dynamic kick returners to enter the NFL in 2022.

While he’s expected to have an impact on the Patriots, Jones is also striving to stand out on the court. Jones’ Instagram account features several posts of him modeling stylish yarn and jewelry, and showing off his lyrical prowess as a rapper.


Marcus Jones is more than a football player

Jones may have been generating some Cam Newton vibes with his talks ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft and a few more photos showing off his fashion sense.

There’s no doubt that Jones was dressed to impress. On the musical side, Jones uses the pseudonym of Elliot J. and, according to his Instagram account, released his debut album “Complications” in September 2021 with a single titled “Bad Boy.”


Bad Boy (Official Music Video)I’m Marcus “Ocho” Jones by day and Elliott.J by night! Follow all my official music pages. Twitter – bit.ly/2WxLM0o Instagram – bit.ly/38ma1RS Directed by Basil Ahmad (basilahmad.com/) Song Executive Produced by Elliott.J All Exclusive…2021-10-31T05:00:11Z

Several top athletes also serve as performers, including Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers, Aaron Gordon of the Denver Nuggets, Kadarius Toney of the New York Giants and Darren Waller of the Las Vegas Raiders.

Jones’ potential for success in his second and possibly third career could be increased by a high level of football performance. There may not be a better way for him to make himself known.

Some critics will worry if Jones gives football his full attention, but that’s likely something the Patriots explored before selecting the former Houston Cougar with the 85th selection in the 2022 NFL Draft.

Bill Belichick and company probably wouldn’t have used a pick on Jones if they weren’t sure he would make football his No. 1 priority. From what he’s done in Houston, there’s little reason to believe otherwise.


Jones has always taken care of business on the football pitch

The dynamic, 5-foot-8, 174-pound has drawn comparisons to former Kansas City Chiefs legend Dante Hall of NFL.com’s Lance Zierlein because of his slippery kick return skills. Take a look at his college performance:


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“Projects as a wiry, undersized cornerback with game-changing playing traits and returning talent,” Zierlein wrote. “Jones has the hips and feet to cover slippery slot receivers and the ball-peddling instinct to make plays from the zone.”

In addition to 5 interceptions as a senior, Jones also had 10 receptions for 109 yards and a TD to go along with 4 TD returns.

Jones looks like a playmaker on video and a threat to score every time he gets his hands on the ball. However, as a smaller corner or even a wide receiver, there will be some limitations when not playing against special teams.

“He may be too dependent on his athletic abilities,” Zierlein continued. “He needs to play with better discipline and better road anticipation as a pro. He may be a size mismatch, but he’s very scrappy in these battles.

The scrappines could be the deciding factor for Jones. It’s a necessity for an undersized player and could be the quality that convinced the Patriots he was worth a top-90 pick. Due to his abilities as a returning man, Jones seems like one of the safest bets to impact any Patriots rookie. Perhaps most intriguing about Jones’ potential is how he could potentially fit in as a gimmicky player on offense.

If he turns out to be the kind of player who can threaten teams every time he touches the ball, Matt Patricia and Joe Judge could look for creative ways to incorporate him into the attack from the line of scrimmage.

If everything works out in Jones’ favor, he could become one of the best-known players in this draft class on the Patriots’ roster. Nothing will sell more jerseys and possibly downloads on streaming services than touchdowns on the football field.

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