Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week – Jalen Hurts (January 23)

Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Jalen Hurts. Hurts orchestrated 4 first-half scoring drives, which included 2 passing touchdowns and one on the ground, to put Philadelphia’s divisional playoff game vs New York out of reach at 28-0. The Eagles would go on to win 38-7.

Runner-up this week is Emmanuel Bor. At the USATF Cross Country Championships, Bor won the Men’s 10K for his first-ever USATF national championship. Bor took the lead about 3,000 meters into the race and never relinquished it. Bor will now represent the United States in the world meet in Australia later this year.

Others of note:

Robby Shelton finished T-6th at the American Express, and moved up to a career-best 127th in OWGR rankings.

Charlie Nikitas finished T-4th in an Asher Tour event.

Dru Love qualified for the Asian Tour on the strength of a 3rd-round 62.

DeVonta Smith had 61 receiving yards and a touchdown in Philadelphia’s win.

Xavier McKinney had 8 tackles, a sack, a forced fumble, and a defended pass for New York.

Krystal Rivers had a season-high 26 points and was Match MVP in Stuttgart’s league win.

Abigail Kwarteng finished 2nd in the women’s high jump at an American Track League event, and equaled her indoor personal best of 1.83 meters.

Olivia Fotopoulou won the women’s 60 meter sprint at a Romanian event with a personal best of 7.34 seconds.

Oceana Hamilton had 21 points and 22 rebounds for Uppsala.

J.D. Davison averaged 18.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 12.5 assists in two G League games.

JaMychal Green had 13 points and 8 rebounds off the bench in his first game in a month.

Collin Sexton had a 19 point, 4 rebound , 4 assist game off the bench for Utah.

Keon Ellis had a 24 piont, 9 rebound game for Stockton.

Ar’mond Davis had a 22 point, 18 rebound game for Kipinä.

Braxton Key averaged 17.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 5.0 steals off the bench in 2 games.

Mykal Riley had a 19 point, 6 rebound, 5 assist, 4 steal game.

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