Jones, Alexander graduate in Packers jerseys

Running Back Aaron Jones and Cornerback Jaire Alexander graduate in Green Bay Packers jerseys (PHOTOS/WKVIA, @UofLFootball)

(WLUK) - Packers players Aaron Jones and Jaire Alexander both graduated this past weekend from college.

Jones, who is headed into his second season with the Packers, said finishing what he started was a promise he made to his family.

"I promised my parents, before I declared for the draft, that I would come back and get my degree, so I had to uphold my promise to them. Education is everything, you get that degree, it's going to take you far. Football only lasts so long. no one can take that from you. at the end of the day I worked hard to get it and to finally have it is a major accomplishment, " said Jones.

First-Round pick Jaire Alexander graduated from the University of Louisville on Saturday. He also showed off his jersey, which he will have a chance to wear for the first time in OTAs starting on Monday, May 21st.

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