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What is Mac Jones' Net Worth in 2020? The Complete Breakdown

Heisenberg Published On Sun Dec 13 2020   Modified On Sun Dec 13 2020
What is Mac Jones' Net Worth in 2020? The Complete Breakdown

Grab all the net worth and earning details of the American football quarterback Mac Jones.

When Mac Jones signed with the University of Alabama after accepting the scholarship offer from Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban, he was expected to give something extraordinary. And he lived up to everybody's expectations as he's having an incredible season this year.

Since the start of 2020, Mac Jones has managed a total QBR of 96, an impressive record for the young talent. In addition to being a sensational player, he's been crucial to the Crimson Tides' hopes of a title this season.

That is not impossible, seeing how he's performed for the team this year. On the other hand, many people seem to be curious to learn about the net worth of the 22-year-old quarterback. So we compiled some details of his finances in the sections below.

What is Mac Jones' Net Worth in 2020?

While many people may think the way Mac Jones has been playing this year, and how he's helped the Alabama Crimson Tide win the games this season, the club might be paying him tons of money. But the surprising fact is Mac Jones is a college athlete, and a college athlete does not get paid.

Mac Jones has been a sensational player for the Alabama Crimson Tide this season.

Mac Jones is a student-athlete and does not get paid by NCAA.
Source: ESPN

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), which oversees the college football and other college sports tournaments, does not consider college athletes as employees; they regard them as students.

Though NCAA brings over a billion dollars in advertisement revenues, through the games that the same students play, they are not given payments because they are seen as amateurs. 

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And Mac Jones is no exception to this rule by NCAA, no matter how talented he is or how good his performances are. But we cannot just leave it there and say the student-athletes get nothing. They are indeed given something for playing; in fact, the players are paid 'indirectly,' as one article puts it

NCAA does not pay student-athletes because it considers them amateurs.

NCAA 'indirectly pays' student-athletes through an athletic scholarship.
Source: CBS Sports

During their four years of a college career at a major university, student-athletes obtain an athletic scholarship that is worth between $20,000 and $50,000 per year. Additionally, NCAA also covers the student player's medical and travel expenses, free gear, top-notch coaching, and access to use some high-end athletic facilities.

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The athletic scholarship covers everything a student-athlete needs during his/her four years of college. It covers campus housing, daily medical care, free meals via training table, tuition, and books, all of which are very expensive. 

While the student-athletes don't get paid money, the payment for their contribution is being compensated through coverage of other financial factors that a student needs to do while attending a four-year university.

A Little About Mac Jones' Early Life and Career Beginnings

Mac Jones was born on September 5, 1998, to parents Gordon Jones and Holly Jones. His father played tennis at Florida State University and Flagler College his senior year. Gordon led Flagler to the NAIA national championship in 1977 and later played professionally throughout the United States. 

Mac Jones during his younger years.

Mac Jones's father, Gordon Jones, played tennis and led Flager College to the NAIA national championship in 1977.
Source: Bleacher Report

Mac has two siblings, a brother, and a sister. Mac's brother Will Mercer University and his sister Sarah Jane played tennis for the College of Charleston.

Mac began playing football at the age of five, and since then, he has developed a passion for the game. He played high school football at The Bolles School, where he was coached by Corky Rogers.

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