Jones impressed with Tide shutout

Walker Jones

Alabama cruised to a 52-0 road win over Arkansas on Saturday, and Tide commit Walker Jones was in attendance. He was impressed with the entire defense, but the player he paid most attention to may surprise you.

Alabama had its way with Arkansas on Saturday on a national stage, blanking the Razorbacks 52-0 on the road. While most of the recruits in attendance were being hosted by the Hogs, one Alabama commit was able to make the trip to Fayetteville to take in the game on the crimson side of things.

"I was in the stands, it was incredible," said linebacker pledge Walker Jones. "It was great. It was an incredible performance by Alabama."

The Cordova (Tenn.) Evangelical Christian standout has been to his fair share of Tide games with older brothers Barrett Jones and Harrison Jones on the roster, but he had his eye on defense. More surprisingly, however, is who he had his eye on most.

"I usually watch (defensive back) Vinnie Sunseri pretty closely," admitted the three-star linebacker. "That guy just has a knack for the ball."

Sunseri showed off that knack in the second quarter of the game, one of many turnovers that resulted in short fields for the Alabama offense during the rout.

Even though the play-making safety was a must-see, it doesn't mean the 6-foot-2, 225-pounder wasn't keeping an eye on the players he may be competing for playing time against as early as next season.

Said Jones, "All of the linebackers played great, too. I can't say I expected (Alabama to win) that bad, but I did expect a win."

Jones remains a firm commitment to Alabama for the class of 2013.

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