With time winding down in Alabama’s 42-14 National Championship victory over Notre Dame, Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron was still highly competitive. As senior center Barrett Jones was calling out assignments and changing protection at the line McCarron became impatient and [...]
Alabama senior center Barrett Jones played Monday night in the Crimson Tide’s 42-14 victory over Notre Dame in the Discover BCS National Championship at Sun Life Stadium with torn ligaments in his left foot. Jones, who suffered the Lisfranc (midfoot) injury in the first quarter of the SEC championship game back on Dec. 1, will undergo surgery on Wednesday and be out for three to four months.
The injury that Barrett Jones suffered in the SEC Championship Game was portrayed for five weeks as a sprained foot. It turns out that wasn’t quite the case. In second-ranked Alabama’s 42-14 victory over top-ranked Notre Dame, Jones played Monday night with torn ligaments in his left foot.
Alabama center Barrett Jones will have surgery Wednesday to repair several torn ligaments in his foot. Thought initially to be just a sprain, Jones said that the injury will keep him away from football for 3-4 months.
Watch the video to hear AJ McCarron explain his late game argument on the field with center Barrett Jones.
Alabama All-America center Barrett Jones is still wearing a protective boot on his injured left foot but says he’ll be ready to go when the No. 2 Crimson Tide play No. 1 Notre Dame in Monday night’s Discover BCS National Championship Game at Sun Life Stadium. Jones, a senior from Germantown, Tenn., has practiced only twice since injuring the foot in the first quarter of Alabama’s 32-28 victory over Georgia in the SEC championship game on Dec. 1. He spent much of the past five weeks swimming and running on a specialized treadmill to stay properly conditioned.
Barrett Jones is among a handful of Alabama players that have been to three of the past four BCS national championship games. It’s clear from Alabama’s portion of media interviews this morning that the Crimson Tide is comfortable being surrounded by tons of reporters and answering all types of questions.
Alabama starting center Barrett Jones will be held out of practice for the next week while he nurses a sprained foot, according to coach Nick Saban. Doctors will reevaluate Jones when he returns from Christmas break on Dec. 27. Jones rode a stationary bicycle with a cast on his left foot during Tuesday’s practice and is “day to day,” according to Saban. Ryan Kelly took snaps with the first-team offense in Jones’ absence.
Senior center Barrett Jones will be on the sidelines for at least Alabama’s first five postseason practices, Alabama coach Nick Saban said after Tuesday’s practice. Jones is sidelined with a foot injury that he suffered in the first quarter of the SEC Championship Game. He played the whole game but was on crutches afterward. Jones, the winner of the 2012 Rimington Trophy as the nation’s top center, had his left foot in a cast Tuesday and was in a black non-contact jersey while he pedaled a stationary bike.
Watch Barrett Jones and others pedaling stationary bikes at Alabama’s first postseason practice (video)
You might have read about this already in the practice report, posted a short time ago. Now, in this video, see for yourself. Star center Barrett Jones (75) is among four Alabama players in black non-contact jerseys who were pedaling stationary bikes at the beginning of the team’s first postseason practice Tuesday.
Alabama C Barrett Jones and Georgia LB Jarvis Jones have joined a short list of SEC players who have earned consensus All-American status twice. The NCAA compiles a consensus All-American team for its annual record book, using a point system to determine the best of the best from the major selectors to produce a definitive All-American squad for each season.
Senior center Barrett Jones became the first Alabama player to win the William V. Campbell Trophy, which honors college football’s best scholar-athlete, Wednesday night in New York City.
Alabama offensive lineman Barrett Jones has won the William V. Campbell Trophy, given to the top scholar-athlete in college football. Jones was announced as the winner Tuesday night at the National Football Foundation’s Hall of Fame induction and awards banquet in Manhattan.