Oklahoma has thrived on switch quarterbacks for the length of Lincoln Riley’s tenure in Norman, and Sooners dangle added yet any other one in the create of ex-Alabama QB Jalen Hurts.
Hurts made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon via a Gamers’ Tribune article. He was moreover excited about Miami and Maryland.
Hurts’ Player’s Tribune article mostly thanks these at Alabama, nonetheless one share does level in the direction of the future:
“One of many things that folks steadily desire to consult with me about is final month’s SEC Championship Game,” Hurts acknowledged. “They advance up to me and snarl that it inspired them, or that they were rooting admire crazy for me, or how they’d been hoping all season that I’d accumulate yet any other likelihood. They bid me how it was admire a MOVIE, or that they’ve gotta originate you a 30 for 30 now, you understand, things alongside these traces.
“Nonetheless I precise bid them wait on — that 30 for 30? It’s likely you’ll also bet on it. Handiest no longer anytime rapidly. No longer yet. Because this legend of mine….. it is accumulated precise getting started. There are film moments accumulated to advance.”
Hurts is a graduate switch, which suggests he can play in 2019. Alternatively, he’ll handiest be eligible for one season.
In 2020, the Sooners are more likely to dangle a contest between redshirt freshman Tanner Mordecai and 5-valuable particular person signee Spencer Rattler.
Hurts is restricted as a passer when when compared with Tua Tagovailoa, nonetheless he accumulated place up sparkling stats in his final elephantine season as a starter. In 2017, Hurts completed 60.4 percent of his passes for 2,081 yards and 17 touchdowns to precise one interception. He moreover rushed for 855 yards and eight rankings at 5.6 yards per clip.
Hurts ended the half on the Gamers’ Tribune with a display to folks in Norman and one final thanks to the oldsters of Tuscaloosa:
“So to my about-to-be family in Norman, I undoubtedly delight in you for bringing me on board,” Hurts acknowledged. “Y’all don’t know me yet……… nonetheless precise for now, to introduce myself: I’m a motivated coach’s son from the Eastside of Houston, and I undoubtedly buy to play ball.
“And to my Bama family, once over again, THANK YOU — for the entirety. Or no longer it is been a grand three years. I will admire you till the cease of time!”