The breakout game for Jones came against Florida State. Mike Gillislee got hurt late in the game with the Gators holding a lead, and Jones stepped in to run the clock out, adding a 32-yard touchdown run to clinch the game. He ended the game with eight carries for 81 yards and a touchdown.
Overall, 11 Southeastern Conference running backs were selected for the watch list.
The semifinalists for the 2013 Doak Walker Award will be named on November 14, and the finalists will be announced on November 25. The winner will be announced live on The Home Depot College Football Awards on December 12.