Why Mac Jones Is In At Quarterback For Alabama

26 Oct 2019 admin

first_imgA general view of Bryant-Denny Stadium during the game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Tennessee Volunteers.TUSCALOOSA, AL – OCTOBER 24: A general view of Bryant-Denny Stadium during the game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Tennessee Volunteers on October 24, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)On Saturday night, the Alabama Crimson Tide invited Mississippi State into its home and dominated from the opening whistle. Of course, everyone expected Alabama to win tonight, but the defensive effort from the Tide in this game has been spectacular.Bulldogs quarterback Nick Fitzgerald has been harassed at every turn. Alabama currently leads 21-0 at the end of the third quarter.However, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows for the Tide right now.Star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who’s dealing with a knee injury, left tonight’s game against Mississippi State after taking a few nasty shots.Mac Jones is warming up.Nick has seen Tua take enough punishment— Marq Burnett (@Marq_Burnett) November 10, 2018With Jalen Hurts also banged up freshman quarterback Mac Jones is the only remaining quarterback eligible to play for the Tide. As such, he’s in the game as Tagovailoa and Hurts ride the bench with their injuries.Jones has attempted seven passes on the season, connecting on two for 124 yards and a touchdown.Alabama leads 21-0 in the fourth.last_img

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