Bama Insider: Mac Jones’ storybook rise is one for the record books
“Jones’ storybook season concluded with a fitting ending as he completed 36 of 45 passes for 464 yards and five touchdowns during Alabama’s 52-24 victory over Ohio State in Monday’s national championship game. In doing so, he set national championship game records in passing yards and competitions.”
RollTide.com: Mac Jones Captures Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award
“The Golden Arm Award is presented annually to the top upperclassman quarterback set to graduate with their class. The award acknowledges performance on the field, but it goes beyond completion percentage and touchdown strikes. The award values character, citizenship, integrity and those who honor the game.”
TD Alabama: Mac Jones’ efforts in Rose Bowl win makes him first 4,000-yard passer in Nick Saban era at Alabama
“He has gone from being a three-star recruit and a scout-team quarterback, to becoming an SEC Champion, a Rose Bowl Game winner, a Heisman finalist, a fan favorite, and now needs one final victory to be a national champion.
Mac Jones has proven to be more than enough for the University of Alabama football program.”
Yahoo! Sports: Players like Mac Jones are how the Alabama machine keeps rolling
“I’m not very athletic,” Jones said after completing 25 of 30 passes against the Irish. “I just try to get the ball to the right people.”
He was asked if he was preparing a speech for the Heisman ceremony.
“That’s a rat-poison question,” Jones said, brushing aside anything but team goals.
BAMA Insider: Monday Morning QB: Mac Jones continues to rewrite record books
“After throwing for 297 yards against Notre Dame, Jones now has 4,036 passing yards on the season, making him the first Tide quarterback to break the 4,000-yard mark in a single year.”
AL.com: SEC Championship Game by the numbers: Alabama vs. Florida again
“10.81 Yards per play have been averaged by Alabama QB Mac Jones this season, the highest figure in the nation.
Jones has produced 3,320 yards on 307 rushes and passes. The SEC record for yards per play (with a minimum of 300 plays) is 10.09, the average posted by Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa in 2018.”
The Bleacher Report: Mac Jones, No. 1 Alabama Beat No. 7 Florida to Win 2020 SEC Championship
“Saturday night saw the Tide break a number of school and conference records as its three-headed monster of Mac Jones, Najee Harris and DeVonta Smith each made a final case to take home the Heisman Trophy.”
TD Alabama Mag: Mac Jones earns Davey O’Brien “Great 8” Award, following his performance against Auburn
“His leadership and performance on the field not only has Alabama undefeated, but it has also propelled him to win a few individual weekly honors this season. The redshirt junior picked up another accolade to start the week, as the Davey O’Brien Foundation named him for the Davey O’Brien “Great 8” Award after his outing in the Iron Bowl versus Auburn.”
24/7 Sports: Alabama Quarterback Mac Jones Gets SEC Honor Once Again
“This week Jones was named for the fourth time by the Southeastern Conference as one of the players of the week. The fourth-year junior from Jacksonville, Florida, was named Co-Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in Alabama’s 42-13 romp over Auburn in Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday.”
Bleacher Report: Mac Jones, No. 1 Alabama Remain Undefeated with Iron Bowl Win vs. No. 22 Auburn
“The top-ranked team in the country handled the rival Auburn Tigers 42-13 in the latest edition of the Iron Bowl at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday. Mac Jones, DeVonta Smith, John Metchie III and Najee Harris led the way for the Crimson Tide, who are 8-0 and well on their way to a College Football Playoff appearance.”
24/7 Sports: Alabama Offense Explosive And Efficient
“Starting quarterback Mac Jones left the game with 6:43 to play in the third quarter and Bama leading 42-3. While he was in, the Tide scored five offensive touchdowns with just 28 offensive plays for 288 yards and using only 9:12 of playing time, under two minutes per drive.”
Sports Illustrated: Alabama’s Mac Jones Named SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week for a Third Time
“Weekly honors are just becoming the norm for University of Alabama quarterback Mac Jones.
In the second straight week, and third overall, the Crimson Tide signal caller was named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week.”
24/7 Sports: Greg McElroy reacts to Mac Jones’ record-breaking performance
“Jones completed 25 of 31 passes for 387 yards and did little wrong against the Volunteers, breaking Greg McElroy’s program record for consecutive completions with 17 straight. And McElroy shouted him out on Twitter after the game.”
Sports Illustrated: Mac Jones Named Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Week
“Mac is a hard worker and he do all the right things week in and week out,” Alabama junior wide out Jaylen Waddle said. “So him going out there and playing like that Saturday, I’m really not surprised. Just looking at how he worked throughout the week.
“Just Mac being Mac.”
24/7 Sports: What they’re saying about Mac Jones after win over Georgia
“Coming into the matchup as the nation’s most efficient quarterback, Jones set a program record with his third consecutive 400-yard outing, this time doing it against the nation’s best defense in prime-time in front of millions of eyes that were all locked on college football’s most-anticipated regular season game of the year.”
24/7 Sports: Jesse Palmer says Mac Jones is playing at ‘Heisman caliber’
“Mac Jones is playing at a Heisman caliber level through three games this year. Phenomenal decision making. Reading coverages. Throwing the ball to the right guy. He’s playing fast. He gets the football out of his hands. He’s only been sacked twice this year. Probably the best deep-ball thrower I’ve seen on film early this season. He’s been lights out.”
Sports Illustrated: Alabama QB Mac Jones Delivers Again At Ole Miss: “We Knew We Had to Be Pretty Much Perfect”
“But what Crimson Tide quarterback Mac Jones, who commanded eight consecutive touchdown drives, threw for 417 passing yards and two touchdowns of his own, and a completion percentage of 87.5 percent, did against the Rebels can’t go unnoticed.”
RollTide.com: Mac Jones Named Maxwell Player of the Week
“Alabama football’s Mac Jones was selected as the Maxwell Player of the Week, the Maxwell Football Club announced on Tuesday morning. The honor is Jones’ second of the week after he was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.”
Roll Tide Wire: Mac Jones Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week
On Monday, Alabama quarterback Mac Jones was named the SEC’s offensive player of the week after his impressive performance against the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday. Jones, went 20-of-27 for 435 yards, 4 TDs, and 1 INT. His career-best 435 yards, the fourth-most in a single game in Alabama history.
Sports Illustrated: Alabama Quarterback Mac Jones, Nicknamed Joker, is Making His Detractors Look Like Fools
He’s Mac Jones…. And the player with the nickname Joker is already having the last laugh.
AL.com: Mac Jones heard Alabama doubters, said first 2 games were the response
“You can’t go in there and be emotional and stuff,” Jones said. “Just do your job. That’s what I tell everybody. And I think the defense would say the same. Just do your job every play and don’t make it emotional. Just play with emotion but don’t be emotional.”