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MEET Mac Jones

Mac Jones, born Michael McCorkle Jones, is a talented athlete with a dynamic personality and a 4.0 GPA. His skill and dedication bring an unmatched energy to the football field. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Information Sciences in December 2019 and is currently completing his Masters of Sports Hospitality with an expected graduation date of December 2020.

  • Football Successes & Leadership: 
    • Representative to the SEC Leadership Football Council, 2020
    • Iron Bowl MVP, presented by Monday Morning Quarterback Club, 2019
    • UA Football Presidents Award, 2019
    • UA Football Commitment to Academic Excellence Award, 2019
    • Citrus Bowl Championship Team, 2019
    • MVP A-Day Award, 2018
    • CFP National Semi-Finalist Team, 2018
    • SEC Championship Team, 2018
    • CFP National Championship Team, 2017
    • Sugar Bowl Championship Team, 2017
    • Representative to Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, 2017-2019
  • Community Service
    • University of Alabama Dance Marathon, 2020
    • UA Women’s Tennis Honorary First Serve, 2020
    • University of Alabama Tornado Relief Effort, 2019
    • Head Coach of 2018 Intramural Champions Zeta Tau Alpha, 2018
    • East Tuscaloosa Community Soup Bowl, 2017-2018
    • West Alabama Food Bank, 2017
    • West Alabama’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, 2017
    • RISE Center, 2017
  • Academic Honors
    • President’s List, 2017-2019
    • Dean’s List, 2017-2019
    • Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society Top Paper Award, 2019
    • Student-Athlete of the Week, 2018-2019
    • SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll
    • Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society
    • The Anderson Society
    • Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society
    • The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
    • Golden Key International Honor Society

Mentored by longtime NFL coach Joe Dickinson, Jones played his high school ball for the Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida, where he spent 13 years and led the Bulldogs to a 12-1 record in 2016. 

Mac Jones received scholarship offers from 22 colleges across the country, including Alabama, Arizona State, California, Coastal Carolina, East Carolina, Florida Atlantic, Texas A&M, Washington State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers and more, before choosing the Crimson Tide and calling Tuscaloosa home. He was a highly touted recruit, and considered a top-ten pocket passing quarterback in the nation according to ESPN, 247Sports and rivals.com. Mac was also selected to represent the USA with the Under-19 National Team against Canada, and stood out at both the Rivals Elite Quarterback Challenge in Atlanta, Georgia, and the Nike Opening Regionals in Orlando, Florida, where he was considered one of the top passers in both camps. He was also selected to compete in the Elite 11, the premier quarterback competition as one of the top high school seniors in the nation.