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A friendship budding between Jones, Te'o

Barrett Jones rode a stationary bike at practice

After traveling together a few weeks ago, Alabama center Barrett Jones and Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o have become friends, which makes perfect sense when you consider how alike the two are.

It makes perfect sense that not only should Barrett Jones and Manti Te'o get along, but become friends. Two weeks ago, the athletes were traveling partners as they went—on the same flights—from New York City to Houston to Orlando for different end of the year award ceremonies. Jones, who is sporting a cast on his left foot after spraining it in the SEC Championship game, said that Te'o helped him... Recommended Stories