Mac Jones became a national sensation after being drafted by the New England Patriots in the earlier mock draft. He is an American football player who plays at the quarterback position and was a college football prodigy and is now a successful professional player. Mac demonstrated his skills in the NFL preseason game against Washington and is currently in the news despite being a freshman. The Patriots made an unexpected move a while ago by sacking Cam Newton and naming Mac Jones as the starting quarterback.
Mac Jones was born on September 5, 1998 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA to his parents Gordon Jones and Holly Jones. His whole family is quite athletic and active in sports. His father was a tennis player at Florida State University and Flagler College, but not much information is available about his mother.
He grew up in Florida with his two siblings, Will Jones and Sarah Jane. His brother Will was a football player at his college, Mercer University, and his sister played tennis at the College of Charleston. Mac himself started playing soccer when he was five years old. Mac hasn’t revealed much about his early education, but it is known that he attended Bolles School and graduated with a high school degree.
During his school days he was an active part of the football team. He later joined the University of Kentucky to pursue higher studies, but later transferred college in 2017 when he was offered a scholarship from the University of Alabama.
He was drafted into the college football team, where he was positioned as quarterback. He completed his bachelor’s degree in business communication in 2019, after which he completed a master’s degree in sports hospitality and management. The year-long program ended in December 2020 and he eventually graduated from college with a Masters.
Mac Jones career
He began playing soccer since he was in high school, which he continued to do locally in high school. However, his career took off when he started playing on the Crimson Tide college football team in 2017. His first game was the Crimson Tide spring game, where he was named MVP. The following season, he played 14 games and also set new records when he gave a 94-yard touchdown pass, the second-longest in school history, against a game with Louisiana-Lafayette. He replaced an injured member as a starter in the 2019 season and played well with 14 touchdown passes in 11 games. When the original starter departed in 2020, he was permanently positioned as a starter.
The team played and won several games and secured a spot in the 2020 SEC Championship Game. They played Florida Gators and won by a great score. The win secured them a place in the 2021 Rose Bowl semifinal game, which they also managed to win.
Mac also played with the team in the 2021 College Football Playoff National Championship. The team won in the final game against the Ohio State Buckeyes and Mac had 4,500 yards and 41 touchdowns. He has received several awards for his performance including the Davey O Brian Awards, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Awards and the Manning Awards. After the season, he was selected to the 15th overall pick by the New England Patriots and announced he would be stepping down from his senior year and joining the 2021 NFL draft.
Mac Jones Biography
|Michael McCorkle “Mac” Jones
|date of birth
|September 5, 1998
|Age (as of 2022)
|place of birth
|Jacksonville, FL, USA
|in feet inches – 6′ 3” – in centimeters – 191cm
|in kilograms – 98kg – in pounds – 217 pounds
Mac Jones Family
|The Bolles School (Jacksonville)
|University of Alabama
|Who is Mac Jones’ girlfriend?
Since he’s one of the best newcomers to the pro scene, people want to know more about his private life. He is currently in a relationship with Sophie Scott. The two met at the University of Alabama and have been a couple since 2019. Sophie is a physiotherapist and also practices occupational therapy. She works at the Tuscaloosa University Orthopedic Hospital and Spine Center. She is also a social media influencer and model. The couple is currently in a long-distance relationship with Sophie, who has settled in Tuscaloosa, and Mac has traveled to games, but Sophie has always tried to attend all of Mac’s games and support him.
Mac Jones net worth
Mac Jones has been a football player since high school and college, winning various games and tournaments with the team. He has earned through prize money and also through scholarships over the years, but as a collegiate athlete he has not been paid. He recently started his pro career in the NFL and has also made various endorsements in that short span of time. Since this is just the beginning of his professional career, he does not own much wealth and wealth at this point. His estimated net worth as of 2022 is around $350,000.
Facts About Mac Jones
- Mac received the 2017 Pop Warner Scholar award while part of the Crimson Tide team.
- Mac was charged with driving under the influence while in college in 2017 and was suspended for the game against the LSU Tigers.
- He was selected to receive the 2020 Consensus All American award.
- He was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy but failed to win.