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2 Major Programs Named Transfer Options For Alabama QB Jalen Hurts

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts will be playing at least one more game for the Crimson Tide, but the dual-threat QB will likely be seeing the field elsewhere in 2019.

Hurts, a junior, is expected to graduate and transfer to another major program before the 2019 season.

Several programs have been named potential options for Hurts on the transfer market.

Sirius XM College Sports radio host Jason Horowitz and Sports Illustrated’s Andy Staples discussed two major programs as potential options on Monday.

“He will wind up on a team with a good roster,” Staples said. “He’ll have a good supporting cast. Put Jalen Hurts in the right offense and he can put up some really good numbers. I say Oklahoma, because look, Austin Kendall was the backup and he’ll be the presumed favorite to win the starting job next year.

But if the guy was the SEC freshman player of the year couple years ago was interested in coming, that would be an interesting spot because Lincoln Riley has been really good with quarterbacks. (And) if Justin Herbert leaves Oregon, I would imagine Mario Cristobal, who was involved in Jalen Hurts’ recruitment …. (sic).”

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