Mac Jones beats out Bryce Young for Alabama's QB job
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Alabama will start Mac Jones at quarterback over highly touted freshman Bryce Young in its season opener Saturday versus Missouri.

"Mac has had a really good camp," head coach Nick Saban said Monday, according to ESPN's Alex Scarborough. "Really played well in the last scrimmage. Did a good job of taking the leadership role. I think he's playing with a lot of confidence."

Jones will keep the job he held to finish last season after Tua Tagovailoa dislocated his hip. The redshirt junior completed 68.8% of his pass attempts and threw for 1,503 yards with 14 touchdowns and three interceptions over parts of 11 games in 2019.

Young had a shot at the starting job after arriving in Tuscaloosa as the top-ranked quarterback prospect in the 2020 recruiting class.

Under Saban, Alabama has often played multiple quarterbacks early in the season before settling on one full-time signal-caller.

Mac Jones beats out Bryce Young for Alabama's QB job
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