Alabama’s Christion Jones lays punishing hit on punt coverage (GIF)


Oct 5, 2013; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Christion Jones (22) carries the ball against the Georgia State Panthers during the first quarter at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

The Alabama Crimson Tide are on the course to play for their third consecutive national championship if they can win out. That jouney continues tonight as the Tide go on the road to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

So far in this one, Alabama is holding on to a 10-0 lead, which is a little concerning seeing as the Bulldogs aren’t really on the level of the Tide to be within that close of a reach to make this a game.

This has to make some members of the two-time defending champs angry.

Well, it certainly made Christion Jones mad.

Jones is generally known for his work on special teams as an explosive return man. He’s athletic, he’s versatile, he’s fast–he’s everything you want in the perfect special teams player.

But what a lot of people may not know is that he also plays on the punt coverage team.

For those that didn’t know he had this on his list of duties, he just reminded everyone by laying out the Mississippi State punt returner:

[h/t] SB Nation

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