20 Facts About Barrett Jones


Barrett A Jones was born on May 25,1990 and is a former American football guard.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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Barrett Jones ended his Alabama career winning 3 BCS National Championships—each Championship at a different position—as an All-American guard, an All-American right tackle and an All-American center.

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Barrett Jones graduated in December 2012 with his masters again maintaining a 4.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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