Popeye Jones' son drafted by NHL Predators, a top defenseman

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Nashville Predators have drafted a young standout with strong Tennessee and Kentucky connections.

Seth Jones -- a top defenseman -- was taken fourth in the first round by the Predators.

He is the son of Ronald "Popeye" Jones, who graduated from Dresden High School in West Tennessee, was a basketball standout for Murray State University in Kentucky and went on to play in the NBA.

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