Julio Jones qualified

Despite speculation from rival fans, the top prospect in Alabama’s 2008 class will qualify academically, the Mobile Press-Register reported. The newspaper cited Jones high school coach Todd Watson.

Receiver Julio Jones plans to begin classes at UA when the first summer semester begins early next month, said Foley coach Todd Watson. Despite recent speculation to the contrary, Jones was in the clear since he scored a 20 on his ACT and passed 17 core classes when only 16 were required.

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