19 Facts About Barrett Jones


Barrett Jones played college football at Alabama, and was drafted by the Rams in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.


Barrett Jones attended Evangelical Christian School in Memphis, where he played for the Evangelical Christian Eagles high school football team.


Barrett Jones has two brothers, Harrison and Walker, that played football for the University of Alabama.


Barrett Jones received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Alabama, where he played for coach Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide football team from 2008 to 2012.


Barrett Jones subsequently earned Freshman All-America honors from College Football News and Phil Steele.


Barrett Jones was the winner of the 2011 Outland Trophy given to the best lineman in college football.


Barrett Jones started every game at center for the team that won another National Championship in 2012.


Barrett Jones did not receive a second Outland Trophy but won the Rimington Trophy given each year to the outstanding college center becoming only the 2nd person in history to win both an Outland and a Rimington.


Barrett Jones is the only person to win an Outland and a Rimington at two different positions or in two different years.


Barrett Jones graduated in December 2012 with his masters again maintaining a 4.0 GPA.


Barrett Jones received the 2011 ARA Sportsmanship Award and 2011 Wuerffel Trophy for combined athletic, academic and community service achievement.


On December 6,2012, Barrett Jones was awarded the Rimington Trophy as the best center in college football.


Barrett Jones suffered a serious foot injury in the first quarter of the SEC Championship game but played the entire game so well that his teammates did not even know he had been injured.


Barrett Jones was scheduled for surgery immediately upon returning home to Alabama.


Barrett Jones participated in ten games from 2013 to 2014.


On September 8,2015, Barrett Jones was signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers' practice squad.


On October 6,2015, Barrett Jones was signed by the Chicago Bears' practice squad, following a season-ending injury to Will Montgomery.


On November 30,2015, Barrett Jones was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles from the Bears' practice squad.


In 2017 Barrett Jones was hired by ESPN Radio as a color analyst for college football and occasional NFL broadcasts.