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Alabama QB Commit Mac Jones Was Recruiting Hard For The Crimson Tide At Rivals 5-Star Challenge

Mac Jones made a big splash with his flip from Kentucky to Alabama, and he's hit the ground running as a recruiter for the Crimson Tide. AL.com caught up with the four-star passer after he attended the Rivals 5-Star Challenge, where he was in the ear of many top recruits. Jones made sure to get in some work with some of the wide receivers he wants to play with at the next level.

"Wide receiver-wise, Jerry Jeudy, Devonta Smith and Henry Ruggs were the big ones. I threw with them like every time I went up there. We really clicked every time on and off the field.

"Smitty did really good at the Rivals camp. Jeudy, a south Florida kid, is really quick and I'd love to be throwing to him. Henry Ruggs is like Smith and really quick, too. Any of those guys would be good at Alabama and I'd like to have all of them."

247Sports' crystal ball has Alabama as a favorite for all three.

Perhaps even more importantly, Jones was after four-star tackle Walker Little, who didn't have a lot of interest in Alabama before, but may take a visit now.

"He wasn't really excited about Alabama or anything like that, but once he got to meet me, he was like, 'Oh I want to take a visit, get out there with you and maybe we'll play together in college,'" Jones said. "I think me and Walker bonded together the best. I spent a lot of time with him on and off the field."


Jones has only been a Tide commit for a week, and he's already making significant inroads with some big-time recruits.

[AL.com]

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