Once word surfaced that Jalen Hurts officially was on the market, rampant speculation followed on where the Alabama QB would end up as a grad transfer. Hmmmm. That would be Miami coach Manny Diaz. I'm sure Canes fans aren't reading too much into that or anything. — Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) January 10, 2019 As soon as Hurts' entered his name in the transfer portal, indicating his interest to transfer, other schools were free to contact him. Many others probably did it more discreetly. Diaz himself is following Hurts on Twitter. The Hurricanes QB situation was a mess last season, no doubt playing a role in Mark Richt’s abrupt resignation. Hurts was 26-2 as a starter at Alabama, and came off the bench this season to help the Crimson Tide rally past Georgia in the SEC championship game. Hurts is a dual-threat QB with 71 career touchdowns, and will be immediately eligible at his next stop.
Once word surfaced that Jalen Hurts officially was on the market, rampant speculation followed on where the Alabama QB would end up as a grad transfer.
It might be as easy as looking at the quarterback’s Twitter profile.
Hurts, who lost his starting job to Tua Tagovailoa and spent 2018 as a backup in Tuscaloosa, is currently following just 293 people on Twitter.
The latest three: Miami head coach Manny Diaz, Miami running back DeeJay Dallas and Miami tight end Brevin Jordan.