In Pantera’s words, “Respect. Walk.”
Mac Jones and the Patriots seemed destined for each other, and during Round 1 of the 2021 NFL Draft, that destiny came true when New England selected Jones No. 15 overall.
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But it wasn’t Jones’ selection by the Pats that opened his eyes; rather, it was Jones’s walk onto the stage of the NFL Draft that caught the eye.
The internet caught fire after seeing Jones walk, confident but angry, sending out coffee at Starbucks. He certainly walks like a man named “McCorkle”, at least.
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Alabama’s product was the fifth off-board quarterback in the draft, but he’s No. 1 in everyone’s heart after seeing his John Travolta take to the stage in Cleveland.
Jones’ confident march earned the jokes from Twitter folks everywhere:
Why does Mac Jones walk like a “Who” from the movie Grinch?
– StartTreyDay1 (@ 49er_Jess) April 30, 2021
Mac Jones can’t even walk athletically
– Mike Nicastro (@ MikedUpSports1) April 30, 2021