Former Pascagoula great ‘Rooster’ Jones was recruited to Pitt by then-coach Jackie Sherrill. Jones had originally committed to Mississippi State before flipping. Had the new December signing period been enforced in the 1970s, would Jones still have been a Panther, or a Bulldog?
Former Pascagoula great ‘Rooster’ Jones was recruited to Pitt by then-coach Jackie Sherrill. Jones had originally committed to Mississippi State before flipping. Had the new December signing period been enforced in the 1970s, would Jones still have been a Panther, or a Bulldog? Courtesy Pitt athletics
Former Pascagoula great ‘Rooster’ Jones was recruited to Pitt by then-coach Jackie Sherrill. Jones had originally committed to Mississippi State before flipping. Had the new December signing period been enforced in the 1970s, would Jones still have been a Panther, or a Bulldog? Courtesy Pitt athletics

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