Alabama center Barrett Jones is a three-time BCS Champion, Rimington Trophy winner as the nation's top center among other individual awards, and an exemplary student with a 4.0 GPA. He has been nothing short of outstanding both on the football field and in the classroom. On top of that, he is also an accomplished Scrabble player. When he was in the 8th grade, he competed in the Scrabble national championships in Boston where he placed 15th in the nation in his age group.

A feature on ESPN's College Gameday prior to Monday night's BCS title matchup between Alabama and Notre Dame highlighted his love for the word game. As you can see, Barrett Jones has a very impressive vocabulary.
(SEE LOWER LEFT CORNER OF GAME BOARD)

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There are three more letters in Jones' future...NFL.