Steelers get linebacker in 1st round of NFL draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected outside linebacker Jarvis Jones from Georgia in the 1st round of the 2013 NFL Draft.  They picked him at number 17.

Jones is just over 6’2″ and weighs 245 pounds and ran a 4.9 40 yard dash at NFL combine.   Jones also had 28 sacks in the last two season against SEC competition.  He’s considered a “high character” guy.