Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Jalen Hurts. Hurts threw a career-high 4 TD passes to lead Philadelphia to 35-13 win over Pittsburgh, running the team’s record to 7-0. Hurts has now won 10 straight regular season starts, and posted a career-best QBR of 140.6.
Runner-up this week is Tua Tagovailoa. Tagovailoa threw for 382 yards and 3 touchdowns to lead Miami to a 31-27 win over Detroit. Miami overcame a 14-point deficit in the road win. Tagovailoa had a career-best QBR of 138.7 in the game.
Other runner-up this week is Derrick Henry. Henry ran for 219 yards and 2 touchdowns to lead Tennessee to a 17-10 win over Houston. The game marked the 4th consecutive Titans/Texans game in which Henry ran for 200+ yards and scored 2+ rushing touchdowns. It was Henry’s 6th game of 200+ rushing yards in his career, tying him for most all-time.
Others of note:
Jaylen Waddle had 8 catches for 106 yards and 2 touchdowns for Miami.
Kenyan Drake averaged 8.86 yards per carry and scored a touchdown for Baltimore.
Jonathan Allen had 8 tackles and 2 tackles for loss for Washington.
Daron Payne had 5 tackles, a tackle for loss, a sack, and a forced fumble for Washington.
Anfernee Jennings had 6 tackles, a sack, a forced fumble, and a defended pass in New England’s Monday night game.
Ricky Tarrant scored 31 points and added 6 rebounds in TED Ankara Kolejliler’s win.
Ar’mond Davis had 34 points and 11 rebounds in Kipinä’s overtime win.
Collin Sexton had 19 points and 4 assists in his first start for Utah.
Retin Obasohan had 13 points and 5 assists in ASVEL’s EuroLeague win.
Levi Randolph led Hapoel Jerusalem with 14 points and 5 assists in a win.
Jasmine Walker had 21 points and 11 rebounds for Morovis.
Jordan Bruner had 19 points and 6 rebounds for Slavia Praha.
Oceana Hamilton had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Uppsala.
David Robertson picked up a save in Philadelphia’s World Series Game 1 win.
Krystal Rivers had 21 points and a 71% attack efficiency in Stuttgart’s straight-set season-opening win.