Jalen Hurts

Alabama Crimson Tide, Quarterback

2016 Recruit

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Jan 9, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide tight end O.J. Howard (88) makes a touchdown catch against Clemson Tigers safety Van Smith (23) during the third quarter in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
O.J. Howard doesn't enter the draft with the same reputation as so many Alabama products before him. There's room for growth at the tight end position once he starts getting paid to play in the NFL.
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By combining these attributes from several SEC quarterbacks, a perfect player could be created.
Nov 12, 2016; Knoxville, TN, USA; Tennessee Volunteers running back Alvin Kamara (6) runs for a touchdown against the Kentucky Wildcats during the fourth quarter at Neyland Stadium. Tennessee won 49 to 36. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports
It's possible that the SEC could set an all-time record for most players selected in the first round, but here are five names from the conference I feel are being underrated a bit ahead of draft weekend.
Oct 22, 2016; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban talks with offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin before their game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
Brian Daboll's personality is a change from Lane Kiffin and Steve Sarkisian. It remains to be seen if the personality of the Crimson Tide offense changes in kind.
Sep 3, 2016; Green Bay, WI, USA; LSU Tigers quarterback Brandon Harris (6) during warmups prior to the Lambeau Field College Classic against the Wisconsin Badgers at Lambeau Field. Wisconsin won 16-14. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Canada's next project passer won't be Brandon Harris. The much-maligned rising senior announced Monday that he's leaving the program after losing his starting job in 2016 to Danny Etling.
Jan 9, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) warms up prior to the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game against the Clemson Tigers at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
With a year under their belt, these 2016 SEC signees are poised to have the biggest sophomore seasons.
Jan 9, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) runs the ball for a touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Clemson Tigers  in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
With rosters set for the spring, we look around the SEC and rank the two-deep quarterback charts from 14th (Vanderbilt) to first (Alabama).
Apr 16, 2016; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Jacob Eason (10) throws before the spring game at Sanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
The SEC has been the preferred destination for elite pro-style quarterbacks in the last five recruiting classes. We look at the 2017 class to see if it will stay that way or if a new trend is developing.
Oct 29, 2016; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Georgia Bulldogs defensive lineman Julian Rochester (5) celebrates after stopping Florida Gators running back Jordan Scarlett (25) during the first quarter at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
As the weeks and months pass, each team’s outlook will slowly begin to come into focus. For now, however, here is one thing that each SEC team can count on in 2017.
Jan 9, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) points as he gets ready to throw the ball against the Clemson Tigers in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
The SEC looks to have signed a loaded quarterback class this spring. How does the 2017 squad compare to the past five quarterback classes?