Analyst Names No. 1 Transfer Destination For Alabama QB Jalen Hurts

first_imgJalen Hurts of the Alabama Crimson Tide warms up on the field prior to the game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium.AUBURN, AL – NOVEMBER 25: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide warms up on the field prior to the game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Win or lose, tonight will likely be the final game at Alabama for Jalen Hurts. Hurts stayed on this year as a backup to Tua Tagovailoa, but it has long been reported that he will seek a graduate transfer at the end of the season.Hurts will be a sought-after commodity on the transfer market this offseason. He’ll have a number of choices for his next destination, and Sports Illustrated’s Emily Caron named a few today.Caron’s No. 1 transfer destination for Hurts is Maryland. She cites his “relationship with new Terps head coach Mike Locksley, who served as Alabama’s offensive coordinator this year.”Tennessee, Oklahoma, Auburn and Miami are also mentioned.A five-minute guide to Jalen Hurts’s past, present and future— SI College Football (@si_ncaafb) January 7, 2019Locksley was hired as the head coach at Maryland on December 4. The Terps have gone through a number of options at quarterback the past two seasons, as injuries have hit the position hard.Hurts has played in 12 games for the Crimson Tide this year, throwing for 765 yards and eight touchdowns. He’s added 171 rushing yards and two scores.Hurts’ biggest performance came in the SEC Championship Game, when he replaced an injured Tagovailoa and led the Crimson Tide on a fourth-quarter comeback.last_img read more

23 killed as cloud burst causes flood in Poks Neelum Valley

first_imgIslamabad: At least 23 people were killed and several others are missing after a cloudburst caused flash flood in the Neelum Valley of the Pakistan occupied Kashmir, officials said. A large number of homes in the Laswa area of the Valley were damaged and dozens of people were swept away in the flooding caused by relentless rainfall after the cloudburst over night. “The Laswa area of the valley was badly hit where many house were swept away. There were also reports of landsliding in some areas. A total of 23 people have been killed,” Syed Al-Rehman Qureshi, Director of Operations, State Disaster Management Authority, said. Also Read – Imran Khan arrives in China, to meet Prez Xi Jinping He said several people, including women and children, are still missing. Landslides were also reported in the area and officials said many structures in the Laswa’s main market, including two mosques, were completely destroyed. Traffic flow in the area has been severely disrupted, while cell phone and internet services are also affected. Teams including officials from the district administration, disaster management authority and local police are conducting rescue operations in the area. Last week, a flood hit several villages in Golen Gol area of Chitral district after a glacial lake burst its banks overnight, toppling electricity poles and inundating roads and farmlands, the Express Tribune reported. The glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) occurred after the Jam Ashpar glacier a popular tourist destination in Chitral exploded overnight, it said.last_img read more