LOOK: Cardale Jones, who once said, 'We ain't come here to play SCHOOL,' graduates

Cardale Jones graduated from Ohio State over the weekend, and to commemorate the occasion, the former Buckeyes standout posted this photo to his Instagram account:


A post shared by Cardale Jones (@cardale7_) on

Funny story: Back in October 2012, when Jones was a backup on the Ohio State football team, he tweeted, "Why should we have to go to class if we come here to play FOOTBALL, we ain't come to play SCHOOL, classes are POINTLESS."

In Jones' defense, he followed that up 2½ years later with these series of tweets:

A year ago, Jones was drafted in the fourth round by the Bills, and he spent the 2016 season playing behind Tyrod Taylor and EJ Manuel. Jones attempted only 11 passes all year, but he heads into training camp as Taylor's backup and -- more important -- a college graduate.

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