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Breaking: Jalen Hurts named Eagles starting quarterback for 2021 season

Jalen Hurts throws a pass for Eagles in 2020 game versus Arizona Cardinals
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The hard work has paid off for Jalen Hurts.

He has been named the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles. Head coach Nick Sirianni announced the move on Tuesday as the team prepares for week one of the NFL season.

Since getting opportunities last season, Hurts has gained the respect of everyone in the organization. He performed well in training camp and has a full grasp of the Eagles’ offense.

Hurts encountered doubters at Alabama and Oklahoma, but he silenced those critics.

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Now, he’s prepared to silence those who don’t believe he can successful starting quarterback in the pros.

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “watch” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

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