ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – The Broncos selected Colorado native Sam Jones, a guard from Arizona State University, in the sixth round of the NFL Draft.
Jones comes from Highlands Ranch, attended ThunderRidge High School and played offensive guard at Arizona State.
He declared for the NFL Draft after his redshirt junior season at ASU. Jones was a captain at ASU.
The Broncos have the 217th pick and 226th pick remaining in the draft.
Jones told CBS4 at the NFL Combine it “would be a dream come true” if he got a call to come play for the Broncos.
Jones spent the offseason working out with current Bronco Connor McGovern.
Jones On The Reaction To Getting Drafted By The Broncos
“It’s just been incredible. My phone is going crazy. It means so much to me that I get to stay here and play for the Broncos and the team I grew up rooting for and in a state that I love. It’s just incredible.”
Jones (joking) about getting his own place or moving back home: “I know my mom would like it, but I think I’ll get my own place.”