Mac Jones’ 2017 mug shot goes viral after a ‘drunk’ video surfaced.
Alabama quarterback Mac Jones was charged with DUI after being arrested in Tuscaloosa on Friday.
Jones is a true freshman on Alabama’s roster. According to 247Sports, he graduated from high school ranked as the No. 18 pro-style quarterback in the 2017 class.
That season, the Florida native appeared in one game for Alabama. He wasn’t on the team’s initial depth chart entering 2017, with sophomore Jalen Hurts and freshman Tua Tagovailoa serving as the Crimson Tide’s top two quarterbacks.
Mac Jones Mugshot: Why Was He Arrested?
Mac Jones’ mug shot from a 2017 “drunk” video incident resurfaces on social media as the NFL draft in 2021 approaches.
On Tuesday, April 27, a video appeared on social media showing Mac Jones drunk and shirtless inside a nightclub.
Jones has yet to comment on the video, which is thought to be old.
According to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama third-string quarterback Mac Jones was arrested in November 2017 and charged with driving under the influence.
A minor also charged the freshman with improper identification.
Jones, 19, was arrested by Police at 2:14 am. Jones was involved in a car accident with another vehicle and then failed a field sobriety test after Police officers discovered he was intoxicated, according to Teena Richardson, a spokesperson for the Tuscaloosa Police Department.
The car accident caused no injuries. According to Richardson, officers discovered Jones in possession of a fake identification.
What Did Mac Jones Do?
According to the Tuscaloosa Police Department, former Bolles standout Mac Jones, a freshman quarterback at Alabama, was arrested early morning and charged with driving under the influence.
According to AL.com’s Matt Zenitz, the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office announced Jones’ arrest and DUI charge. As per Nick Bromberg of Yahoo Sports’ Dr. Saturday, Alabama has suspended Mac for Saturday’s game against LSU.
Jones was also charged with improper identification by a minor after officers responded to a two-car accident, according to Teena Richardson, a spokeswoman for the department.
Mac Jones Arrest And Charges: Did He Go To Jail?
The bond for the DUI was set at $1,000, and $300 for the second charge.
Jones, who had not played this season, was suspended for Alabama’s game against LSU.
Coach Nick Saban stated that he was disappointed in Mac’s actions, which were not the type of behavior he expects from his players. He also stated that they would further assess what actions they needed to take in the future to correct the behavior.
He went on to say that it was a privilege to represent The University of Alabama and that it comes with certain responsibilities.
Mac Jones Fined For Unsportsmanlike Conduct
The NFL fined New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones for his actions during the team’s Week 13 loss to the Buffalo Bills.
According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the league fined Jones $10,609 for unsportsmanlike conduct. After a sack late in the fourth quarter, Jones tossed the ball to Bills defensive end A.J. Epenesa. The game can be viewed here.
Jones’ fine is more than double that of Bills safety Damar Hamlin, who was fined for a dangerous hit on Patriots wide receiver Jakobi Meyers. Hamlin was ejected following the play and fined only $4,806 for unnecessary roughness.
Meyers is still in concussion protocol and will miss Monday night’s game in Arizona.