2013 LB Walker Jones commits to Tide 

July, 23, 2012
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In the end, Walker Jones kept it in the family.

"After much thought and prayer, I have verbally committed to play football at the University of Alabama," the athlete from Cordova (Tenn.) Evangelical Christian old ESPN in a prepared statement via email on Monday. "Coach [Nick] Saban told me he is very pleased with my decision and happy to have me as a part of the 2013 class. He said I have the size, athleticism, and intelligence to be a good player at the next level. He plans for me to play inside linebacker but told me I have the versatility to play outside [linebacker] or even h-back. He also told me I will have an opportunity to contribute on special teams."

Jones two older brothers, offensive tackle Barrett Jones and sophomore tight end Harrison Jones, both play for Alabama. Yet the youngest Jones maintained he would weigh all schools equally.
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