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 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.
Showing off some hardware at— Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) . ????
First look at Jalen Hurts’ arm.
Report: QB Hurts had visit with Miami coaches
Jalen Hurts is having himself quite a weekend. The Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback is seeking a new college football program as a graduate transfer and has begun his process of evaluating teams. He visited with Maryland on Friday, Oklahoma on Saturday, and Sunday was his day in Miami. According The Athletic’s Manny Navarro, Hurts met with Miami’s coaches and had dinner at Prime 112, a posh Miami steakhouse. Told by #UM source Alabama QB Jalen Hurts met with coaches today and was having dinner at Prime 112. He visited Maryland (Friday) and Oklahoma (Saturday) over the weekend.— Joe Mussatto (@joe_mussatto)
Oklahoma fans line up to take pics with new QB— Cliff Brunt (@CliffBruntAP) at halftime of hoops game vs. Vanderbilt.
Halftime turned into a Jalen Hurts meet-and-greet:— Eddie Radosevich (@Eddie_Rado)
Hurtson 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. 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
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.
Ex-Oklahoma Quarterback Austin Kendall Enrolls at West Virginia.
Ex-Oklahoma Quarterback Austin Kendall Enrolls at West Virginia