Jones (6-3, 221), who was the 115th overall pick, played collegiately at the University of Oklahoma. He started 50-of-52 games, including a school position record of 48 consecutive starts. Jones set school and Big 12 Conference career records by completing 1,388-of-2,183 passes for 16,646 yards and 123 touchdowns. His average of 320.12 passing yards per game is the eighth-best figure by an NCAA FBS performer. Jones earned first or second-team All-Big 12 honors in each of his final three seasons and was selected as an honorable mention All-American by Sports Illustrated in 2010.
The Steelers have now signed each member of their 2013 NFL Draft class.