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 https://t.co/mFtokKTc0B— 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.
Events East Group announced today, Aug.16, that Carrie Cussons has been re-appointed president and CEO of the organization for a three-year contract until Nov. 30, 2021. “The organization has continued to thrive under Carrie’s leadership, as proven through the successful transition to the new Halifax Convention Centre this past year,” said Justin McDonough, chair of the board of directors for Events East. “Stability is critical as the organization continues to work through transition and we have full confidence in her vision for the future.” Ms. Cussons was appointed president and CEO of the organization for a two-year contract in 2016. She brings a diverse business background, including over two decades of management experience with a concentration in financial and operational leadership. She joined the organization in 2009 as chief financial officer and oversaw the corporate services group with responsibility for finance, human resources and technology. She quickly became a strategic lead in all areas of the business and was responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s plan to prepare for the transition to the new convention centre. During her tenure as president and CEO, she led the successful opening, operations and event attraction strategy for the Halifax Convention Centre as well as continued operations of Scotiabank Centre and Ticket Atlantic. “I am proud to be leading such a talented, committed team during an exciting time for our organization,” said Ms. Cussons. “Together with our partners and community, we will continue to attract a strong, diverse mix of events to Nova Scotia with a focus on creating memorable event experiences for each and every guest we host.” Events East is a government partnership between the Province of Nova Scotia and the Halifax Regional Municipality. It manages and operates the Halifax Convention Centre, Scotiabank Centre and Ticket Atlantic. To view Ms. Cussons’ full biography, visit, http://eventseast.com/carrie-cussons .