Jalen Hurts’ Father Thinks He’s A Better Fit At Oklahoma Than Alabama
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Jalen Hurts’ father, Averion Hurts, thinks Oklahoma is a much better fit for his son than Alabama. Per Saturday Down South...

I was texting with Jalen Hurts’ dad, Averion, during the Oklahoma-Houston game, and the Hurts family had to be happy with what was playing out on the field.

For 2 years, Averion – a successful high school coach in suburban Houston – has been saying what many outside of the Alabama orbit wondered: Jalen Hurts was miscast in the Alabama offense.

Instead of spreading the field and allowing Hurts to read coverages and find holes, Alabama stayed true to its run-oriented mentality and throwing off play-action – a philosophy that has significantly changed with Tua Tagovailoa at quarterback. In fact, Averion Hurts and his staff at Channelview High made a point to tell me in the spring of 2018 that they believed the play calling in the 2017 National Championship Game changed when Tagovailoa replaced Hurts.
What do you think?

(The Spun)
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Saban used him and threw him like all the rest, dont buy the BS speech after the SECCG. JH needed development to be a passer and Riley was perfect for that.
Reply11 months
We'll just have to wait and see. It would be something to see the Oklahoma Sooners play the Alabama Elephants in the CFB now wouldn't it?
Reply11 months
Averion just wants to be paid.
Reply11 months
hot take
Reply11 months
Wait and see on this I think. Most QBs are probably a better fit in the Big 12 than the SEC in terms of putting up stats. He did look really good against Houston though.
Reply11 months
I agree. He is who he is.
Reply11 months
BS... he put up good numbers versus arse teams while at Alabama also. the only issue was against good defenses
Reply11 months
Very few if any good Ds in Big 12 so he will be fine.
11 months
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