oklahoma quarterback 2019
© Copyright 2020 University of Oklahoma Athletics. Sanders was a four-star recruit coming out of high school, according to 247Sports, and had a long list of scholarship offers from big-time Power Five schools. Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler (7) ... That confidence has been evident even before Rattler enrolled at Oklahoma. FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler (7) carries in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against South Dakota, in Norman, Okla. Rattler is competing with Tanner Mordecai for the starting spot. STILLWATER, OK - SEPTEMBER 15: A Oklahoma State Cowboys helmet on the field during warm ups before the game against the Boise State Broncos at Boone Pickens Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. This year the quarterback battle is between redshirt senior and former Hawaii-transfer quarterback Dru Brown and redshirt freshman Spencer Sanders. 4 Oklahoma on Monday formally announced graduate transfer Jalen Hurts as its starting quarterback for the 2019 … Not that it comes as much of a surprise, but No. Brandon Weeden was a first-round pick by the Cleveland Browns in 2012 and spent last season as a back up quarterback on the Houston Texans. NORMAN — University of Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley announced Monday afternoon that he has named Jalen Hurts the starting quarterback for the Sooners' Sept. 1 season opener against Houston. 4 Oklahoma on Monday formally announced graduate transfer Jalen Hurts as its starting quarterback for the 2019 season. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. He saw action in 13 contests in 2018, including the SEC Championship when he replaced injured starter Tua Tagovailoa and rallied UA to a 35-28 win after it trailed 28-21 when he entered the game in the fourth quarter. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. He amassed 7,602 yards of total offense and threw for 48 touchdowns, both good for third place in UA history. Hurts also showed off impressive development as a passer when he relieved Tagovailoa in the SEC title game, going 7-of-9 passing for 82 yards and a touchdown. 1 overall in the NFL Draft. He will be Oklahoma's fourth starting quarterback in the past four seasons, following Hurts in 2019, Kyler Murray in 2018 and Baker Mayfield in 2017. Hurts, who spent the first three years of his college career at Alabama and started at quarterback for the Crimson Tide from 2016-17, lost his job to Tua Tagovailoa last season but still played in 13 games. He is the quarterback of the future with a lot of potential, so why not go ahead and give him the reins. He was routinely praised by both the Alabama coaching staff and his teammates for his loyalty and maturity, none so more than by Tagovailoa himself. He has plenty of pressure on his shoulders considering his predecessors -- Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray -- both went on to win the Heisman Trophy and were selected No. NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 28: Quarterback Spencer Rattler #7 of the Oklahoma Sooners warms up before the game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Gaylord Family Oklahoma … In the last decade, Oklahoma State has seen its fair share of elite quarterback play at the college level, as they have seen three get drafted in that time span. UA went 41-3 in his three seasons in Tuscaloosa. Perhaps most importantly, in a transfer such as this, Hurts is also the type of player who immediately gained the respect of the Okahoma locker room. The Cowboys defeated the Broncos 44-21. 6-keys: media/spln/collegefootball/reg/free/stories, at The 2019 offseason has been somewhat similar to the 2018 offseason as far as uncertainty at the quarterback position. However, Hurts has plenty of weapons around him this year, including the one-two combo of Kennedy Brooks and Trey Sermon in the backfield. Hurts, who was competing against five-star freshman Spencer Rattler, was 26-2 as a starter with the Crimson Tide and named the SEC's Offensive Player of the Year as a freshman with the Tide in 2016. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. Despite losing his job to Tagovailoa last season, Hurts is known as a gifted runner and terrific game manager. The Sooners are once again the preseason favorite to take home the Big 12 championship with playoff expectations to boot. NORMAN — University of Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley announced Monday afternoon that he has named Jalen Hurts the starting quarterback … All College Football news from FanSided Daily, Michigan Football: Shea Patterson needs a short leash in 2019, Texas A&M football confessions: Matthew McConaughey is awesome, Building Best All-Time College Football Team, College Football Trivia: Test Your Knowledge, College Football: 5 receivers who could win 2019 Heisman Trophy, Tom Herman, Texas Agree to New Contract Through 2023; Worth Reported $13.25M, Oklahoma State Football: 5 post-spring bold predictions for 2019, Oklahoma State Football: 5 players trending up after spring 2019, College Football: 10 coaches who would make good politicians. Hurts, a graduate transfer from Alabama, started 14 games in each of the Crimson Tide's 2016 and 2017 seasons, and played in 13 games in 2018. Hurts, who has played in three College Football Playoff National Championships, will look to become the third straight transfer to shine at quarterback for the Sooners. He played in three College Football Playoff National Championships and helped Alabama to the 2017 national title. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: collegefootball | pageType: stories | The father of Oklahoma QB signee Spencer Rattler said they were made aware that Oklahoma was targeting Jalen Hurts and said, "Jalen is a great young man … From Houston, Hurts owns the Alabama quarterback career record with 23 rushing touchdowns and ranks second in school history among QBs with 1,976 career rushing yards and 71 touchdowns responsible for. Zac Robinson was drafted in the seventh round in 2010 by the New England Patriots and is currently an assistant coach for the LA Rams. 2:07 pm ET, Inside College Football: Quarterback transfers Jalen Hurts and Kelly Bryant, Michigan set to leap into top 10 of rankings, Bama's Waddle out for season with broken ankle, LOOK: Coastal Carolina celebrates win WWE-style, Rutgers ends 21-game Big Ten losing streak, WATCH: LSU’s Palmer takes it to the house, Longhorns stand for 'Eyes of Texas' after win over Baylor, WATCH: Ohio St. WR makes incredible toe-tap TD catch. Star wideout CeeDee Lamb is also back as a top receiving target. We bring sports news that matters to your inbox, to help you stay informed and get a winning edge. Oklahoma opens the 2019 season on Sunday, Sept. 1 against Houston, and Hurts just so happens to be from the Houston area. Mason Rudolph was selected in the third round in 2018 and spent last season as a back up on the Steelers. Taylor Cornelius ended up winning the 2018 starting job, and despite a down season by Oklahoma State standards, he still had a good year as he finished with 42 total touchdowns and top 10 nationally in passing yards and passing touchdowns. With that said let’s take a more in depth look at what each quarterback does well. Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on All College Football and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. Not that it comes as much of a surprise, but No. The 2019 offseason has been somewhat similar to the 2018 offseason as far as uncertainty at the quarterback position. It's the second high-profile quarterback announcement of the day. From the outside looking in, Sanders would seem like the guy to win the job this year. The fact Sanders hasn’t been named the starter yet should tell us that Brown is more than capable of leading Oklahoma State. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. There is no college football player with both the most to prove and potentially gain from the 2019 season than new Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images). section: | slug: jalen-hurts-officially-named-oklahoma-starting-quarterback-by-lincoln-riley | sport: collegefootball | route: article_single.us | Auburn is also expected to announce its starting quarterback soon. video platform powered by CBS Sports Digital. Ohio State also announced that Justin Fields, a Georgia transfer, would be its starting quarterback. Hurts left Alabama with with 5,626 career yards passing, 1,976 yards rushing and 71 total touchdowns. Cornelius has now moved on and is trying to make it in the NFL as he signed with the Packers as an undrafted free agent. Hurts led the Crimson Tide to a 26-2 record as a starter. Your privacy is safe with us. Brown started two years for Hawaii and did not transfer to Oklahoma State to sit on the bench.

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