SPEAKERS > Roddy Jones

Analyst, ACCN

Roddy Jones joined ESPN in 2017 as a college football sideline reporter and now serves as an in-game analyst for marquee college football matchups on ESPN. Jones partnered with play-by-play voice Wes Durham to call games on ACC Network for several seasons and prior to joining ESPN, he covered ACC football for Raycom during the 2015 and 2016 seasons. Jones also currently serves as an analyst for college baseball games on ACC Network.

Jones was a four-year starter for Georgia Tech from 2008-11 and served as team captain his senior season. As a speedy slotback, he was a key figure in the Yellow Jackets’ high-powered rushing attack that broke numerous long-standing school records on the way to defeating Clemson in the 2009 ACC Championship Game. While on The Flats, Jones set a Georgia Tech record for career starts (52) while amassing the highest yards-per-carry average in GT history (7.6). He is forever etched in Georgia Tech football lore for rushing for 212 yards in an upset win at arch-rival Georgia in 2008. Off the field, Jones was a three-time All-ACC Academic Football Team honoree. He graduated with a bachelor’s in business administration (2010) and earned his MBA in 2013.