Originally Posted by Shady
I couldn't agree more. I wouldn't mind Jones at all if he can perform at this level. He might need a year in the weight room or so, but Whit's not getting any younger. And Jones is the kind of guy who can play multiple positions. Saban has compared him the Bruce Matthews, 14-Pro-Bowl Olineman who played every position on the line for the Oilers/Titans. And Jones is a 2-time consensus All-American.
Jones is not a long term solution at LT. If you want a LT take a LT. Eric Fisher from Central Michigan is a good one.