March 2, 2007
TN lineman with Tide bloodlines discusses offer
It isn't unusual for the University of Alabama to enjoy an advantage in recruiting thanks to favorable bloodlines, but it is somewhat unusual for that relationship to come from a prospect in a neighboring state. For Evangelical Christian (Memphis, TN) offensive lineman Barrett Jones, his Tide connections run deep.
Jones currently holds offers from Alabama, Auburn, Tennessee, Ole Miss and Arkansas.
Despite the ties to Alabama, Jones isn't ready to concede that his recruitment is over. The 6-foot-5, 260-pound lineman will attend Auburn's Junior Day and has scheduled an upcoming visit to Tennessee.
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