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2019 QB Jalon Jones Decommits From Mississippi State After Dan Mullen's Departure

A closeup of Dan Mullen wearing a headset on Mississippi State's sideline.

STARKVILLE, MS - NOVEMBER 22: Head coach Dan Mullen of the Mississippi State Bulldogs watches action during a game against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Davis Wade Stadium on November 22, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Mississippi State is already seeing some recruiting fallout from Dan Mullen's decision to make the jump over to Florida.

Mullen, known as a quarterback guru who coached up guys like Dak Prescott, Alex Smith, and Tim Tebow, knows how to identify talent at the sport's most important position.

2019 recruit Jalon Jones, a three-star out of Baltimore, was set to join Mullen's Bulldog program, committing to the school back in July. A picture of Prescott remains the banner image on Jones's Twitter profile.

Now, with Mullen in Gainesville, Jones has taken a step back and decommitted from Mississippi State.

Jones is ranked No. 12 among 2019 dual-threat quarterbacks, and No. 7 in the state of Maryland by 247Sports. He chose Mississippi State over some big-time early offers, including Alabama, Clemson, Louisville, Michigan State, UCLA, and Virginia Tech. While Florida isn't on that list, Mullen could certainly reach out as he looks to get a jump on his first full recruiting class as Gators head coach.