Two former Jones Bobcats sign NFL free agent contracts

Two former Jones Bobcats sign NFL free agent contracts

ELLISVILLE – Two former Jones College football players have signed NFL undrafted free agent contracts.

Cornerback Javien Hamilton of Ole Miss signed with the Green Bay Packers and tight end Logan Scott of Alabama-Birmingham signed with the Atlanta Falcons.

They join former Bobcat safety Johnathan Abram of Mississippi State who was drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders on April 25.

Hamilton (5-10, 177) played two years at Jones. In 2015, he had 22 tackles and in 2016 he had 27 tackles, two pass breakups and one forced fumble. 

The Bay Springs High School product was the recipient of the Larry Goff Christian Leadership Award after the 2016 season.

As a junior at Ole Miss in 2017, Hamilton had 20 tackles, three interceptions and five pass break-ups. As a senior in 2018, he had 18 tackles, one tackle for loss and two pass break-ups.

Scott (6-5, 250) played two years for the Bobcats. In 2015, he had 22 receptions for 293 yards and in 2016, the Oak Grove High School product had eight receptions for 85 yards.

With the Blazers in 2017, Scott had four receptions for 51 yards and a touchdown and in 2018, he had two catches for 19 yards and a touchdown.

Rookie mini-camps will take place in May for all NFL teams.