Mac Jones RUMORS & NEWS

Mac Jones

Position Quarterback
Height 6'3"
Weight 214 lbs
Birthplace Jacksonville, Florida
Current Team Alabama
  • New Orleans Saints nearly traded up for Mac Jones in 2021 NFL Draft

    Distinct Athlete "The New Orleans Saints starting quarterback for the 2021 season hasn’t been decided, but a draft-day blockbuster trade nearly came together that may have changed the franchise for years to come. Even before Drew Brees officially announced his retirement, the Saints..." May 09

  • Should Mac Jones Be The Patriots' Week 1 Starting Quarterback In 2021?

    Bleacher Report "The New England Patriots scored one of the biggest steals of the 2021 NFL draft when they selected Mac Jones at No. 15 overall. Now that the organization has acquired its quarterback of the future without having to give up anything to get him, it needs to get the..." May 07

  • Mac Jones’ coming-to-the-NFL story: How he paved path from Alabama to the Patriots

    The Athletic "Mac Jones was awake Saturday morning before the sun had risen in Foxboro. He was preparing to fly to Alabama, where his family was hosting a celebration that night in Tuscaloosa, and the New England Patriots’ first-round pick was brimming with excitement. Not exactly..." May 06

  • Can Justin Fields, Trey Lance, or Mac Jones be Week 1 starters?

    The Score "This year's NFL draft was dominated by speculation about where the top quarterbacks might land. With the draft behind us, the real controversies begin. The Bears, 49ers, and Patriots all spent their first-round picks on a quarterback, with the first two teams..." May 04

  • Legendary Head Coach Wanted to Steal Mac Jones From the Patriots

    Heavy "The New England Patriots were patient during the 2021 NFL Draft. They didn’t trade up to get a quarterback, and they wound up getting Mac Jones at No. 15, the guy many thought was the best fit for their system. While Jones slipped past a few teams who might have been..." May 04

  • Is Bill Belichick Really Going to Spend His Golden Years Depending on Mac Jones?

    The Big Lead "Bill Belichick discovered last year what he always must have known deep down. That life without Tom Brady is pretty miserable compared to life with the perennial Super Bowl champion. The New England Patriots were dealt a bad hand last year and still managed to post a..." April 30

  • Mac Jones’ Girlfriend Reacted To Him Being Drafted 15th To The New England Patriots

    Total Pro Sports "The New England Patriots selected quarterback Mac Jones with the 15th pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night. The Patriots entered Thursday not knowing if they would have a chance at Jones, but the most talked about QB leading into the Draft kept dropping and eventually fell in their..." April 30

  • Mac Jones’ Girlfriend Sophie Scott Is Ready For The NFL Draft

    Total Pro Sports "Mac Jones was probably the most trending QB heading into the NFL Draft, which is insane to think about as Trevor Lawrence has been the consensus No. 1 overall pick ever since his first year starting at Clemson. Jones finished the 2020 NCAA season with 4500 passing yards and 41 passing..." April 29

  • New England Patriots pick Mac Jones No. 15 in 2021 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "The New England Patriots’ spending spree in free agency suggested a big move in the 2021 NFL Draft was coming, and they certainly made a splash in the 2021 NFL Draft by selecting Alabama quarterback Mac Jones with the 15th overall pick. Jones exploded onto the scene in..." April 29

  • Would the 49ers Be Capping Their Ceiling By Drafting Mac Jones?

    The Big Lead "The 2021 NFL Draft is a day away, and all the focus right now is on the third pick and San Francisco 49ers. The Niners will almost certainly select a quarterback at that spot, but no one knows which one. Rumors have intensified that the team is deciding between Alabama's Mac Jones..." April 28

  • 2021 NFL Draft first-round locks: A look at 27 prospects sure to hear their names called on Day 1

    CBS Sports "The consensus among teams I have chatted with is that there are around 16 players who are definitely worthy of a first-round grade in this draft. As we all know, 32 will be selected Thursday night. The exact list of those 15-17 players varies by the team, in order and constitution,..." April 28

  • NFL Draft 2021: Latest Rumors, Potential Landing Spots Surrounding Top Prospects

    Bleacher Report "Speculation is swirling around the No. 3 overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft.  The San Francisco 49ers are in the market for a new quarterback, but they have not settled on Mac Jones, Trey Lance or Justin Fields yet.  Jones and Lance have been..." April 28

  • Video Surfaces of a Drunk Mac Jones Just Days Before 2021 NFL Draft

    Total Pro Sports "The way Mac Jones has been talked about before the NFL Draft, you would think the former Alabama Crimson Tide QB would actually have a chance of going No. 1 in the Draft if Trevor Lawrence did not exist. The San Francisco 49ers appear likely to select a quarterback with the No. 3..." April 27

  • 49ers would be committing a franchise-altering mistake by taking Mac Jones after blockbuster trade

    Clutch Points "The 2021 NFL Draft has been hyped up with buzz, rumors, and trade talks just like every year. However, for once in what seems like an eternity, the San Francisco 49ers are in the thick of it. After trading up to No. 3 overall in a blockbuster swap with the Miami..." April 27

  • Kyle Shanahan isn’t trying to hide it — the 49ers seem all set to pick Mac Jones

    The Athletic "Maybe it’s time to think of this from Kyle Shanahan’s point of view, and I could tell during Monday’s pre-draft video call that he wasn’t sure that anybody else is really trying to see it. Maybe it’s time to understand why he needs the No. 3 pick to be all..." April 27

  • Kyle Shanahan comfortable drafting 5 different QBs with No. 3 pick

    ESPN "Three weeks after the San Francisco 49ers' bold trade up to the No. 3 pick in the NFL draft, coach Kyle Shanahan said the team was already comfortable enough to draft three of the top five quarterbacks but the team could "get there" with Nos. 4 and 5. Over the past..." April 26

  • 49ers Have Narrowed No. 3 Pick Choices to Mac Jones or Trey Lance

    Niners Nation "The NFL world is waiting to see what the San Francisco 49ers do with the No. 3 overall pick, and it looks like the team is zeroing in on which QB prospect they will select. We haven’t heard much information about which signal-caller the Niners favored leading up to the..." April 26

  • Panthers 'not enthralled' with Mac Jones, Trey Lance

    Yardbarker "The Carolina Panthers might already have their new starting quarterback in Sam Darnold. However, the team has not ruled out selecting a quarterback in the 2021 draft.  Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson are expected to go first and second overall, leaving Justin Fields, Mac Jones..." April 25

  • Are the 49ers still leaning toward this Mac Jones in the NFL Draft?

    Larry Brown Sports "Much of the NFL Draft’s intrigue has centered on who the San Francisco 49ers will select with the No. 3 pick. It’s almost certain to be a quarterback, but there are three players widely expected to be in play. NFL Network’s Mike Silver said that based on insider..." April 23

  • Mac Jones might be a top-three NFL draft pick, but Alabama QB leaves key questions for teams

    USA Today "Can Mac Jones parlay one-full season of starting experience and a national title into a top-five selection in the upcoming NFL draft? That question ranks among the most hotly debated topics of the pre-draft season in a year when quarterbacks have commanded the attention of football..." April 22

  • 3 best destinations for Mac Jones in 2021 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "Alabama quarterback Mac Jones has been one of the biggest risers in this year’s lead up to the NFL Draft. At the start, he was disregarded precisely because he was on an Alabama squad loaded with talent. Now, some have him going as high as third overall to the San Francisco..." April 20

  • Joe Namath has extremely flattering comparison for Mac Jones

    Larry Brown Sports "Mac Jones has quickly risen up draft boards since the end of the college football season, and scouting reports like the one NFL legend Joe Namath gave him on Monday will only solidify the quarterback’s stock. Namath was asked during an appearance on NFL Network if he could make..." April 19

  • 49ers Won't Draft Justin Fields at No. 3, Will Take Mac Jones or Trey Lance

    Bleacher Report "The San Francisco 49ers will have plenty of options on the board with the No. 3 pick of the 2021 NFL draft, but Michael Lombardi of The Athletic told The Wrap Saturday that Justin Fields will not be the pick: "If it's not Mac Jones,..." April 18

  • Mac Jones: Not comparing myself to Tom Brady, but I want to emulate his competitiveness

    MSN.com "Alabama quarterback Mac Jones wants to make clear that he’s not comparing himself to Tom Brady. But there are some traits he thinks he and Brady have in common. Jones said in an interview with Kirk Herbstreit on ESPN that he does think he has some similarities to..." April 15

  • Social Media Erupts Over Old Photo Allegedly Showing Mac Jones In Blackface With Obama Costume

    Total Pro Sports "Usually on draft night, some draft pic starts trending on social media for something they did or said on Twitter and it becomes a huge topic. Most draft pics have learned to have their Twitter accounts either deleted or scrubbed to avoid this situation. Mac Jones didn’t even..." April 15

  • Ex-NFL scout says 49ers taking Mac Jones would be ‘arrogant’

    Larry Brown Sports "The San Francisco 49ers have moved up to the No. 3 spot in the NFL Draft. Their big trade with Miami indicates they feel strongly about a player — one who they believe is a franchise quarterback. The 49ers have not tipped their pick, but there are numerous reports..." April 13

  • Patriots among teams high on Mac Jones, 3 best potential fits

    Sportsnaut "There’s been a lot of talk about the San Francisco 49ers taking Alabama quarterback Mac Jones No. 3 overall after they pulled off a blockbuster trade up the board last month. With that said, we have absolutely no idea what San Francisco is thinking right now...." April 13

  • Mac Jones going No. 3 to 49ers drawing mass skepticism

    Clutch Points "The rumors linking Alabama quarterback Mac Jones to the San Francisco 49ers have been swirling since San Francisco acquired the No. 3 pick from the Miami Dolphins. But personnel from around the league are not buying the smoke. Jason La Canfora of CBS..." April 12

  • Ian Rapoport Clears Up Mystery of 49ers Draft Interest in Mac Jones

    Heavy "Mac Jones is no smokescreen as the San Francisco 49ers’ potential third pick in the upcoming NFL draft. At least, that’s what Ian Rapoport, league insider with the NFL Network, said on the Rich Eisen Show Friday, April 9. “Obviously, the..." April 09

  • Mac Jones is the clear favorite to go No. 3 overall

    Pro Football Talk "Momentum clearly is building toward the 49ers taking quarterback Mac Jones with the third overall pick in the draft. And the betting odds are reflecting it. As of March 29, the day on which coach Kyle Shanahan and G.M. John Lynch addressed publicly the move from No. 12 to..." April 08

  • Mac Jones will try to revive Alabama's historic streak after drought of elite QB picks

    CBS Sports "When the 2021 NFL Draft begins on April 29, Mac Jones may not have to wait long to hear his name called. While the Alabama signal-caller doesn't necessarily boast the elite upside or athleticism of presumptive fellow first-round picks like Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields and Trey..." April 08

  • Nick Saban: 49ers Didn't Ask About Mac Jones At Pro Day

    Niners Nation "In our most recent mock draft roundup, all of the prominent talking heads in the media have the 49ers selecting Mac Jones at No. 3 overall. They seem to think it’s set in stone that Jones will be wearing Scarlett and Gold for the foreseeable future. Alabama head..." April 07

  • 49ers Considering Mac Jones At No. 3

    Pro Football Rumors "Alabama quarterback Mac Jones is squarely “in the conversation” for the 49ers at No. 3 overall, according to ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter (Twitter link). Presumably, that group also includes Trey Lance and/or Justin Fields, who are eager to showcase..." April 06

  • 2021 NFL Draft prospect rankings: Quarterbacks

    The Score "Trevor Lawrence  Key stats: 69.2 completion percentage, 3,153 passing yards, 24 TDs, 5 INTs, 8 rushing TDs There's a reason Lawrence is heralded as a generational prospect and a shoo-in for the No. 1 overall selection. The kid has all the tools to succeed in..." April 05

  • NFL Analyst Crushes Mac Jones for 800 Words

    The Big Lead "NFL analysts are paid to evaluate talent and offer their opinion. When that opinion raises eyebrows, it gets more attention. Controversy clicks, as they say, and there's a bit of a controversial take living on NFL.com currently. Former NFL player and current..." April 04

  • Mac Jones film analysis: Not overly athletic, his arm’s not elite, but he’s an excellent pocket passer

    The Athletic "Mac Jones doesn’t fit the mold of the prototype modern quarterback. He doesn’t have the athletic ability to beat pass rushers with his legs, improvise and make jaw-dropping throws out of structure. With the exception of a lucky, small group of teams, everyone in the league is..." April 02

  • Mac Jones' Disappointing Pro Day Shows He's Not in Same Tier as Draft's Top QBs

    Bleacher Report "As the opening waves of NFL free agency die down, the focus of teams and fans alike is shifting to the 2021 draft beginning April 29 in Cleveland. And after last week's blockbuster trade that netted the San Francisco 49ers the third overall pick, it appears to be a virtual..." March 31

  • Bill Belichick’s Reaction To Mac Jones Throw Is Going Viral

    The Spun "Bill Belichick didn’t appear to be impressed with former Alabama star quarterback Mac Jones during his pro day on Tuesday. Jones is trying to boost his stock ahead of next month’s 2021 NFL Draft. Some suggest he could go as high as No. 3 overall, which would..." March 30

  • NFL teams believe 49ers traded up for Mac Jones

    Niners Nation "NBC Sports’ Peter King reported that the San Francisco 49ers brass would split up how they attend Alabama QB Mac Jones’ pro day and Ohio State’s Justin Fields’ pro day. Both quarterbacks are scheduled to throw on Tuesday. Since you can’t be in..." March 29

  • Chris Simms Got Roasted Badly For Saying The 49ers Should Draft Mac Jones At No. 3

    Total Pro Sports "The San Francisco 49ers and Miami Dolphins sent social media into a wirldwind with their unexpected draft trade. ESPN reported the Dolphins are trading the No. 3 overall pick to the 49ers in exchange for the No.12 pick, a third-round pick and first-round picks in 2022 and 2023, a move..." March 26

  • Steve Sarkisian had impressive praise for Mac Jones at Alabama

    Larry Brown Sports "Mac Jones appears to be winning over NFL executives in the same way he apparently won over former Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian. ESPN NFL Draft analyst Todd McShay relayed a story from Sarkisian, who had originally planned to keep things simple for Jones and let him..." March 05

  • Alabama Star WR Jaylen Waddle Says He'd Take Mac Jones Over Tua Tagovailoa At QB

    TMZ "Surprising revelation from Jaylen Waddle ... the Alabama star wide receiver and top NFL prospect says he'd prefer Mac Jones to be his QB over Tua Tagovailoa. "I like Mac Jones," the expected first-round draft pick told NFL Network on Wednesday...." March 03

  • 2020 season may have moved Mac Jones ahead of Trey Lance

    Yahoo! Sports "A year ago, North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance was viewed as an elite NFL draft prospect, and Alabama quarterback Mac Jones was not. But much has changed in the last year. North Dakota State played just one game last fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic, while..." March 01

  • Mel Kiper sees some Tom Brady in Mac Jones

    247 Sports "Mac Jones, coming off a career best season at Alabama, heads to the NFL this spring. The question is, where does he land and how high will he go after being a Heisman finalist this year? ESPN NFL Draft expert Mel Kiper expects the middle of the first round for Jones but already..." February 28

  • Mac Jones: 5 teams who are a perfect fit for Alabama QB in 2021 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "Alabama quarterback Mac Jones is considered a consensus first-round prospect in the 2021 NFL Draft, but where he lands will largely determine how successful his pro career is. That’s the case with almost any quarterback, yet it’s especially so in Jones’ case. Lacking..." February 27

  • Mac Jones won’t fall past Carolina Panthers

    Clutch Points "Alabama quarterback Mac Jones’ draft stock is on the rise. Jones has mostly been regarded as a mid to late first-round pick this April. However, ESPN’s Mike Tannenbaum said Monday on “Get Up” Jones’ floor could be the Carolina Panthers at the..." February 23

  • Mac Jones Skyrocketing in Draft Hype

    The Big Lead "Alabama quarterback Mac Jones has gone from being the fifth Beatle to John Lennon. Well, maybe George Harrison. But he damn sure isn't Pete Best anymore. Jones has enjoyed a sudden surge in draft hype over the last few days. It started with Alabama Heisman-winning wide receiver..." February 23

  • DeVonta Smith Reportedly Had Clear Pick Between Mac Jones, Tua Tagovailoa

    The Spun "DeVonta Smith played with some great quarterbacks at the University of Alabama. The 2020 Heisman Trophy winner caught passes from Jalen Hurts, Tua Tagovailoa and Mac Jones, among others, during his time with the Crimson Tide. Hurts and Tagovailoa are one year into their NFL..." February 22

  • Alabama QB Mac Jones Meets With Patriots

    CBS Boston " The Patriots brass met with Mac Jones at the Senior Bowl this week, and the Alabama quarterback spoke glowingly about his chat with the team on Thursday. Jones is expected to be drafted somewhere in the middle of the first round in April’s NFL Draft, and with the Patriots..." January 29

  • Mac Jones boosted draft stock with Senior Bowl practice showings

    MSN.com "This week’s Senior Bowl practices appear to have done a lot of good for one quarterback in particular. By all indications, Alabama quarterback Mac Jones was very impressive across the entire week of practices, demonstrating strong leadership skills and throwing accuracy...." January 28

Discussion

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