April 15, 2007

Rivals250 OL to attend A-Day

For one Alabama legacy, the football recruiting process isn't as clear-cut as one would imagine. With this Rivals250 member approaching double-digit offers, 6-foot-5, 270-pound Barrett Jones is still keeping his options wide-open despite his family ties to Tuscaloosa.

"I tell everyone who asks the same thing. Just because my dad played at Alabama doesn't mean that is where I am going to college," said Jones, who recently added scholarship offers from Miami and North Carolina.

Jones' father, Rex, is a former Alabama basketball player from the early '80's, playing with Tide legend Ennis Whatley. Jones' Alabama bloodlines also include the bulk of his relatives that still live in the Muscle Shoals area and a family lake house.


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