2018 NFL Draft

James Stone, C

School: Tennessee  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Nashville, TN
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 306 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2013 Season
Games/Starts: 12/12...Started final 24 games in a row (23 as center and one at left guard) as including all 12 games as a senior...Part of offensive line that helped Vols to 2,261 rushing yards, the most by UT since 2004...Started at left guard for first time since 2011 in win over #11 South Carolina (10/19), played most of game at center.
2012 Season
Games/Starts: 12/12...Regained starting center role in preseason camp after starting first six games of 2011 at center... Started all 12 games in 2012 at center...A left-hander, Stone is snapping under center with right hand and shotgun snaps with left hand...Helped offense to 475.9 yards per game (20th in NCAA), 315.6 yards of passing offense (15th in NCAA), just eight sacks allowed (0.67 per game/fourth in NCAA)...Vols have had five games with 500-plus yards of total offense, the most since posting six in 1997...Aided offense to school-record 718 yards vs. Troy (11/3)... Helped Vols to 633 yards of total offense vs. Akron (9/22) including 232 rushing...UT is 10-8 when he starts at center.
2011 Season
Games/Starts: 9/7... Had started 12 games in a row, 11 at center (UT was 7-4 in those games) and one game at left guard...Part of line that helped UT to 332 yards per game this season including two games with 500-plus yards.
2010 Season
Games/Starts: 12/8... Selected to the Sporting News' and Football Writers Association of America's Freshman All-America teams... Also honored as a Rivals.com Second Team All-America selection... Saw action in 12 games and started eight as a true freshman, including five starts at center and three at left guard... Bounced around on the offensive line before settling in and starting the final five games at center...In November, UT only allowed six sacks, including zero at Memphis... Assisted in Tauren Poole's efforts to tie for the lead the SEC with six 100-yard rushing game... Aided UT's season-high 537 yards of offense vs. UT Martin... Part of an offensive line that was the only one in NCAA FBS to start three true freshmen in a game this season (Memphis).
High School
Tennessee AA Lineman of the Year ... Tennessee Sports Writers All-State first team ... Tennessee Class 2A Mr. Football Lineman ... All-Mid-State and member of the Tennessean's Dandy Dozen ... Ranked as the No. 4 prospect in Tennessee and the No. 7 offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com ... Rated as the No. 32 offensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com ...Competed in the 2010 Under Armour All-America Game...As a junior, amassed 52 tackles, 12 tackles-for-loss, eight sacks and three fumble recoveries primarily at defensive tackle...Recipient of the prestigious William Hume Award as Metro Nashville's Top High School Scholar-Athlete ... Coach at Maplewood High School: Ralph Thompson.
Full Name: James Robert Stone...Born on April 26, 1992 in Nashville...Son of Nancy Drumgoode...Majoring in Communications.