Indeed, he was “Jordan Ponchez-Mason” from national signing day in 2017 in team publications.
“It just completely changed when I got here,” Mason said. “I was like, ‘OK, wow.’”
It stayed that way at least through the spring game earlier this year. In the box score, 22 rushing yards were credited to “Ponchez-Mason.” The correction has since been made. He is back to “Jordan Mason” on the Tech website and media guide.
Mason is the second Tech player in recent years from Tennessee with the last name Mason, following Shaquille Mason, the former All-American guard. The two are not related.
The page dedicated to Jordan Ponchez on the Georgia Tech website on national signing day in 2017.