He was the Crimson Tide’s backup his first two seasons. He became the team’s starting quarterback following the injury of Tua Tagovailoa against the Mississippi State Bulldogs in November 2019.
He was a starter during the 2020 season. He had waited for the opportunity behind Jalen Hurts and Tagovailoa.
As a result of his success, he was a Heisman Trophy finalist. He also won the Davey O’Brien Award, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, and the Manning Award.
He appeared in 30 games with the team. However, he made 16 starts for the team.
Jones went 413 of 556 for 6,126 yards. He also had 56 touchdown passes and seven interceptions.
He also had 54 carries for 42 yards and two touchdowns. Jones also had two receptions for -9 yards.
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