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SportJalen Hurts Meets Oklahoma Fans at Sooners' Basketball Game, Throws T-Shirt Into Stands

01:30  27 january  2019
01:30  27 january  2019 Source:   si.com

Report: QB Hurts visits Oklahoma day after Maryland

Report: QB Hurts visits Oklahoma day after Maryland Jalen Hurts entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal during the week, indicating his intention to transfer from Alabama. The quarterback, who has one year of college eligibility left and could transfer immediately as a grad transfer, is already taking visits. On Friday night, Hurts was spotted with former Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley at a Maryland-Indiana game. Locksley was named Maryland’s new head coach. Jalen Hurts is here with Michael Locksley. pic.twitter.com/TyiLrCx05F — Josh Stirn (@Josh_Stirn) January 11, 2019 A day later, Hurts was on Oklahoma’s campus, according to Sooner Scoop.

Jalen Hurts Meets Oklahoma Fans at Sooners' Basketball Game, Throws T-Shirt Into Stands© Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images jalen-hurts-meets-oklahoma-fans

Jalen Hurts is already making a strong impression at Oklahoma.

The transfer quarterback showed up at the Sooners' basketball game against Vanderbilt Saturday afternoon, and fans were very excited to see him.

Hurts joined coach Lincoln Riley and several football players who showed off the Sooners' Big 12 championship trophy. Hurts even threw T-shirts into the crowd.

During halftime, fans stood in line to meet and take photos with Hurts.

Hurts announced he was transferring to Oklahoma on Jan. 16 after playing in Tuscaloosa for three seasons. He entered his name into the transfer portal on Jan. 9 after the Crimson Tide were blown out Clemson 44–16 in the national championship game.

Oklahoma was in the market for a new quarterback after Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray declared for the 2019 NFL draft. After graduating from Alabama with a degree in public relations in December, Hurts will pursue a graduate degree at Oklahoma with his remaining year of eligibility as a graduate transfer.

Alabama QB Jalen Hurts transfers to Oklahoma

Alabama QB Jalen Hurts transfers to Oklahoma Jalen Hurts’ last pass for Alabama came in the National Championship Game against Clemson. Oklahoma will have its third starting quarterback in three years in 2019. Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts announced in the Players’ Tribune on Wednesday that he would head to Oklahoma for the 2019 season. Hurts is a graduate transfer and eligible immediately after spending the 2018 season as the backup quarterback to Tua Tagovailoa. I’ve decided to take my talents to the University of Oklahoma, where I will continue my development as both a quarterback and as a student.

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