Patriots Sign First-Round QB Mac Jones

The New England Patriots have signed first-round QB Mac Jones to a four-year rookie contract on Tuesday, according to Field Yates

The Patriots have now signed all but two of their 2021 draft picks: 

Round Player Pos. Note
1 Mac Jones QB Signed
2 Christian Barmore DL  
3 Ronnie Perkins EDGE  
4 Rhamondre Stevenson RB Signed
5 Cameron McGrone LB Signed
6 Joshua Bledsoe DB Signed
6 William Sherman G Signed
7 Tre Nixon WR Signed

Jones, 22, took over as the starter for the Crimson Tide in 2020 and led one of the best offenses in school history. He was a consensus All-American as a redshirt Junior and won the Davey O’Brien Award. The Patriots took Jones with pick No. 15 overall.

Jones is projected to sign a four-year, $15,586,353 contract with the Patriots that includes a $8,695,530 signing bonus. The Patriots will have a fifth-year option to pick up on him in 2024. 

During his three-year college career at Alabama, Jones completed 74.3 percent of his passes for 4,500 yards, 41 touchdowns and four interceptions over the course of 30 games. 

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