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Alabama football showed love to Jalen Hurts for being an NFL MVP finalist

Jalen Hurts (#1) attempts a pass for Eagles in 2022 game versus Washington
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A debate over Jalen Hurts happened on Twitter between Alabama fans and Oklahoma fans, but the Crimson Tide is okay.

Hurts will lead the Philadelphia Eagles into the NFC Championship Game versus the San Francisco 49ers. He is one win away from playing in his first career Super Bowl as a 24-year-old. Hurts earned recognition as a finalist for Most Valuable Player and Associated Press Offensive Player of the Year in the National Football League. He finished tenth among quarterbacks in the league for passing yards (3,701) for the regular season. Hurts has 38 total touchdowns, including 14 rushing touchdowns.

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The native Texan spent his final collegiate season at Oklahoma, but he graduated from Alabama.

Hurts got love from Alabama football on Twitter for him being an NFL MVP finalist. The Crimson Tide nation loves its 2017 College Football Playoff National Champion and two-time Southeastern Conference Champion (206 and 2018).

We will see how Hurts performs against the 49ers.

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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 “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

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Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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