Dwight Jones had 2nd or 3rd round talent, but went undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft. He was scooped up by the Texans as an undrafted free agent, but it doesn’t appear he’ll ever play for them. Jones has reportedly told the team that he no longer wants to play football. This is not surprising at all. Because he’s so talented and has never had a major off the field issue, there had to be something that came up in interviews that led to him getting undrafted.
If teams noticed a lack of passion, combined with his disappointing offseason workouts, it definitely explains why no one spent a draft pick on him. The Texans aren’t losing anything with Jones essentially retiring. He was a long shot for the roster and, as I mentioned, they didn’t use a draft pick on the 6-3 receiver out of North Carolina.