Sooners land Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts

Alabama QB Hurts transferring to OU

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts announced Wedneday he is leaving the Crimson tide for the Sooners. He will be eligible to play for OU next season because he is a graduate transfer.

In the article, Hurts wrote:

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So to my about-to-be family in Norman, I truly appreciate you for bringing me on board. Y'all don't know me yet……… but just for now, to introduce myself: I'm a motivated coach's son from the Eastside of Houston, and I love to play ball.

In three seasons at Alabama, Hurts passed for 5,626 yards, 48 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions in 42 games. He also rushed for 1,976 yards and 23 touchdowns. Hurts led Alabama to a pair of national championship games and was the SEC Offensive Player of the Year as a freshman.