Jalen Hurts Posts Awesome Message After His Oklahoma Debut

first_imgCurrent Heisman trophy favorite Jalen Hurts makes his debut at Oklahoma.NORMAN, OK – SEPTEMBER 1: Quarterback Jalen Hurts #1 of the Oklahoma Sooners warms up before the game against the Houston Cougars at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on September 1, 2019 in Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners defeated the Cougars 49-31. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)Over the weekend, the Oklahoma Sooners took down the Houston Cougars with an offensive explosion with new quarterback Jalen Hurts under center.Hurts was nearly flawless in his debut, giving Sooners fans everywhere dreams of the College Football Playoff.Lincoln Riley has produced the last two Heisman Trophy winners, but neither was as successful as Hurts in their debuts. Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray torched college football in recent years, but the Sooners could be even more dangers with Hurts under center.His play on the field was incredible, but he’s still unsatisfied – and that should scare the rest of the college football world. After the game, he posted a message for Sooners fans.“Hungrier than ever. Striving for greatness,” Hurts said on Instagram.The former Alabama star completed 20-of-23 passes for 332 yards and three touchdowns through the air. Oh, and he also added another 176 yards and three touchdowns on the ground.Oklahoma took down Houston by a final score of 49-31. If Hurts can maintain this level of play, he’ll walk away with the Heisman Trophy and likely put Oklahoma in the College Football Playoff.Next up for the Sooners is a battle against South Dakota. Oklahoma will open as a monstrous favorite.The game is scheduled for a 7:00 p.m. ET kickoff.last_img

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