Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week – Jalen Hurts (September 13)

Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Jalen Hurts. Hurts was 27-for-35 passing for 264 yards and 3 touchdowns in a 32-6 win for Philadelphia. Hurts also ran for 62 yards, and his 126.4 QBR was a career best for a single game.

Photo credit: Brynn Anderson / AP Photo

Others of note:

Mac Jones was 29-for-39 for 281 yards and a touchdown in his profession debut. His 74.36 completion percentage was the highest ever for a rookie quarterback with 30 or more attempts in his first game.

Amari Cooper had a career-high 13 catches for 139 yards and 2 touchdowns in Dallas’ season opener.

DeVonta Smith had 6 catches for 71 yards and a touchdown in his professional debut.

Reggie Ragland recorded 7 tackles.

Alexa Guarachi reached the women’s doubles semifinals of U.S. Open, which marked the second time in her career that she had reached at least the semifinals in a Grand Slam event.

Dicky Pride forced a playoff and settled for 2nd at the Ascension Charity Classic.

Steven Setterstrom finished T-3rd in two Emerald Coast Golf Tour events during the week.

Kirani James finished 2nd in a photo finish at the Diamond League Men’s 400m championship in Zurich.

Alex Avila was 3-for-8 in 2 starts this week, and hit his Alabama MLB record 105th career home run.

Casey Cobb twice set career bests for strikeouts in a game, and ended the week with 11 strikeouts in 5 innings of work.

Chase Lee had 5 strikeouts in 2 innings of work.

Brett Auerbach homered twice during the week.

Tony Mitchell averaged 22 points and 8 rebounds in two games this week.

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