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Alabama players and fans react to Jalen Hurts being the highest-paid player in NFL history

Jalen Hurts (#1) runs for a 26-yard touchdown for Eagles versus Vikings on Monday Night Football
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It was a historic day for Jalen Hurts as he not only received a well-deserved contract extension with the Eagles but set a new benchmark for future deals to come.

Hurts received a five-year $255 million deal including $179.3 million guaranteed making him the highest-paid player in the history of the NFL.

Many have learned about Hurts’ story over the past several seasons which first began back at the University of Alabama which is a place he continues to hold dear.

Once news broke of the extension former Crimson Tide players and fans took to social media to share their reactions on Hurts’ payday.

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