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Former Alabama quarterback Mac Jones was drafted No. 15 overall by the New England Patriots after just a single season of being the Crimson Tide’s starter. He was expected to sit below former NFL MVP Cam Newton on the depth chart for his rookie season and learn before becoming the franchise’s go-to guy.
Instead, a strong training camp and some veteran-like plays during preseason games, talk began about Jones taking over as the starting quarterback at some point in his upcoming rookie season.
Well, earlier today, in a very surprising move, Newton was released and Jones became the team’s starting quarterback.
The internet had plenty to say about the decision:
Roll Tide Wire will continue to cover Mac Jones as he begins his rookie season in the NFL with the New England Patriots.