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Jones won three BCS National Championships while starting at three different positions at Alabama
2008: Played in three games (Western Kentucky, Arkansas, Kentucky) as a true freshman, but earned a medical redshirt after a season-ending shoulder injury
2009: 403.0 yards total offense per game; 215.07 rushing per game; 11 100-yard rushers; offense allowed 1.43 sacks per game.
2010: 444.15 yards total offense per game; 182.92 rushing per game; five 100-yard rushers; offense allowed 2.46 sacks per game
2011: 426.6 yards total offense per game; 214.5 rushing per game; nine 100-yard rushers; offense allowed 1.31 sacks per game
2012: 439.1 yards total offense per game; 224.6 rushing yards per game; eight 100-yard rushers; offense allowed 1.57 sacks per game
Jones started all 14 games at right guard in undefeated National Championship season in 2009.
He started 11 games at right guard in 2010, earning first-team All-SEC by the Associated Press. Jones was named third-team AP All-American, first-team Academic All-American and was on the watch list for the Outland Trophy. He missed the final two games of the regular season because of a high-ankle sprain, but played in Alabama’s Capital One Bowl victory over Michigan State.
Jones switched from guard to left tackle in 2011, and Alabama won the BCS National Championship game. He was named the nation’s best interior lineman in 2011, winning the Outland Trophy while starting 11 games at left tackle. He was the third Crimson Tide player to win the Outland Trophy. Jones was also a semi-finalist for the Lombardi Award, which is presented to the best lineman or linebacker. He was also a unanimous All-American selection by the AP, AFCA, FWAA, Walter Camp, Sporting News, ESPN.com, SI.com, CBSsports.com and Rivals.com. Jones also won the Jacobs Blocking Trophy as the top SEC offensive lineman, on top of the Wuerffel Trophy and the ARA Sportsman Award.
In 2012, Jones started 14 games at center as Alabama won its third National Championship in four years. He suffered a n injury to his left foot in the SEC-Champioonship game and played the BCS National Title Game with torn ligaments in his foot. Jones won the Rimington Trophy as the best collegiate center, and was a finalist for the Outland Trophy as well as the Lombardi Award. He also won the William V. Campbell Award as the top student-athlete, commonly referred to as the “Academic Heisman.” Jones was also the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year, and All-American honors from the FWAA, Walter Camp, AP, Sporting News and Sports Illustrated.