LB Jones camps at UA, nears decision 

July, 16, 2012
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Germantown, Tenn., linebacker Walker Jones was back in Tuscaloosa over the weekend for Alabama’s last prospect camp of the summer. Although Jones already has an offer from the Crimson Tide, he still wanted to work out, get better and showcase his abilities for the coaches.

“It went really good,” Jones said of the camp. “I was with the inside linebackers, so I was with Coach [Kirby] Smart a lot, and he told me I looked really good and that I have the size and athleticism to play down there. They really want me to come, and they loved how I worked hard to recover from my shoulder surgery.”

The need for an inside linebacker became even greater on Monday when Shaun McGee chose Georgia over Alabama. UA head coach Nick Saban likes Jones at one of the middle linebacker spots but also thinks he’s versatile enough to play multiple positions.

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