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Sport Report: Hurts expected to redshirt unless Tagovailoa gets injured

07:55  08 september  2018
07:55  08 september  2018 Source:   12up.com

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Barring an injury to Alabama starter Tua Tagovailoa , Jalen Hurts is expected to redshirt this season, giving him an extra year of eligibility. All that needs to happen is that he doesn't play more than four games this season. So unless Tua unfortunately suffers an injury , it doesn't look like we will see a lot

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts is planning to redshirt this season unless starter Tua Tagovailoa gets injured , according to The Athletic's Aaron Suttles. Both quarterbacks are expected to see game time. Hurts , a junior, threw for 17 touchdowns and just one interception last season.

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This was something that Alabama fans knew could happen with the new redshirt rules.

Barring an injury to Alabama starter Tua Tagovailoa, Jalen Hurts is expected to redshirt this season, giving him an extra year of eligibility.

​​Recently, ​the NCAA instituted a new redshirt rule that allows players to play up to four games in a season without losing a year of eligibility. This gave Nick Saban more options for how to handle the team's quarterback situation, as it ​probably prevented Hurts from transferring to another school before the season started.

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Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts is planning to redshirt this season unless starter Tua Tagovailoa gets injured , according to The Athletic's Aaron Suttles. Both quarterbacks are expected to see game time. Hurts , a junior, threw for 17 touchdowns and just one interception last season.

Alabama is expected to redshirt quarterback Jalen Hurts this season, as long as Tua Tagovailoa doesn't suffer an injury . All that needs to happen is that he doesn't play more than four games this season. So unless Tua unfortunately suffers an injury , it doesn't look like we will see a lot of Jalen

The announcement definitely is good for Hurts, as he is set to graduate in December. At that point, he can leave Alabama as a graduate transfer and then play elsewhere with two seasons of eligibility left. All that needs to happen is that he doesn't play more than four games this season.

So unless Tua unfortunately suffers an injury, it doesn't look like we will see a lot of Jalen Hurts this season.

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Get the App. After losing out on the starting job, Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts is reportedly planning on redshirting this season, according to Aaron Suttles of the Athletic (via Pat Smith of the The Paul Finebaum Show). He will reportedly only avoid a redshirt if Tua Tagovailoa is injured this year.

A report says that Alabama's Jalen Hurts will redshirt the 2018 season, unless quarterback Tua Tagovailoa gets hurt . Our own @AaronSuttles tells us expect Jalen Hurts to be redshirted this season unless Tua is injured .

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