There has been a lot of talks surrounding the commitment status of Alabama quarterback commit Jalen Hurts, but the Crimson Tide received some good news regarding his status.
Hurts, a 4-star prospect from Channelview, Texas, has signed his financial aid papers with Alabama, according to Hank South of 247Sports.com. By signing the papers, the Crimson Tide can have unlimited contact with Hurts. The grant-in-aid paperwork doesn’t bind Hurts to Alabama but it binds Alabama to Hurts, which means that the school must give him a scholarship. If he doesn’t sign, Alabama will be hit with recruiting violations.
The 6-foot-2, 208-pounder has been in the headlines as of late. Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin had an in-home visit with Hurts shortly before the NCAA dead period began. The Aggies have had two former 5-star quarterbacks, Kyle Allen and Kyler Murray, transfer away from the program in the past week and now are in desperate need to fill the holes left by them.
Hurts will start school in January and will be able to participate in spring practice.