Is the versatile Marcus Jones New England Patriots the most intriguing rookie?

Special teams win hidden yardage. Attack wins games. Defense wins championships. Freshman for the New England Patriots Mark Jones can do all three.

The former Houston star hit from both cornerback points as an All-American Athletic Conference defenseman. He also returned kicks and even ran stretches as a receiver.

Yes, the tracks are running, not just covering.

Houston’s trainer Dana Holgorsen saw a cornerback mirroring any route a receiver would run inside with ease. He asked if Jones would be willing to work on the opposing side of football and immediately the transition seemed natural.

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