|Jalen Hurts Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||August 7, 1998|
|Girlfriend||Bryonna Rivera Burrows|
Jalen Hurts is an American professional football player who has represented the Philadelphia Eagles (2020-Present) in the NFL (National Football League), as a quarterback. He had been picked 53rd overall in the 2nd round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. For his performances in the 2022 season, Jalen was selected to the Pro Bowl (the NFL‘s annual ‘All-Star Game’). He also won the ‘Bert Bell Award’ (presented annually by the Maxwell Football Club of Philadelphia (established in 1935 to promote safety in American football) to the ‘Player of the Year’ in the NFL) in 2022.
Jalen Alexander Hurts
Houston, Texas, United States
Houston, Texas, United States
Jalen had attended the Channelview High School in Channelview, Harris County, Texas. After his high school graduation, he joined The University of Alabama, a public research university in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
There, between 2016 and 2018, he represented the Alabama Crimson Tide football program. He graduated from there in December 2018 with a B. A. (Bachelor of Arts) degree in communication and information sciences.
In January 2019, he took a transfer to The University of Oklahoma, a public research university in Norman, Oklahoma. As a graduate transfer, he was eligible to play in the 2019 season in which he represented the Oklahoma Sooners football program.
Professional American Football Player
- Father – Averion Hurts (American Football coach)
- Mother – Pamela Hurts
- Siblings – Kynnedy Hurts (Younger Sister), Averion Hurts (Older Brother) (American Football coach, Former College-Level American Football Player)
He has been represented by Nicole Lynn, Manager & Legal Agent, Klutch Sports Group, Sports Talent Management Agency, Houston, Texas, United States.
- 2, 1 – Philadelphia Eagles
- 1 – Oklahoma Sooners
- 2 – Alabama Crimson Tide
Jalen Hurts’ net worth had been $2 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
101 kg or 222.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jalen has dated –
- Bryonna Rivera Burrows (2016-Present) – Jalen began dating American technology consultant Bryonna Rivera Burrows in 2016 while they were both students at The University of Alabama. They made a public appearance together for the first time on January 29, 2023, right after Jalen’s Philadelphia Eagles defeated the San Francisco 49ers by a 31-7 margin in the NFC (National Football Conference) Championship Game. The NFC is one of the two conferences (the other being the AFC (American Football Conference)) of the NFL (National Football League). The win qualified Jalen and the Philadelphia Eagles for an appearance in Super Bowl LVII (the championship game of the 2022 NFL season), an event that was held on February 12, 2023.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American descent.
- Toned physique
- Close-cropped hair
- Sports a goatee
- Affable smile
- Wears a ring on his left ear
Jalen Hurts Facts
- In his high school days, besides playing for the school’s football team, Jalen used to participate in powerlifting. In his sophomore year in high school, he squatted 500 lbs of weight and eventually became a regional finalist in the 198 lbs weight class.
- In the 2016 season of college football, he became the first true freshman in 32 years to start a game in the quarterback position for The University of Alabama. That season, Jalen rushed for a total of 954 yards and 13 touchdowns, breaking the university’s single-season record for rushing yards by a quarterback.
- He finished the 2016 season with 36 overall touchdowns, setting a new university record for touchdowns in a single season. He also became the first player in the history of The University of Alabama to pass for 300 yards and rush for 100 yards in the same game, as well as the first quarterback to rush for at least 120 yards in multiple games.
- In December 2016, Jalen led the university to a win in the 2016 SEC (Southeastern Conference) Championship Game. He was subsequently named the ‘SEC Offensive Player of the Year’, the ‘SEC Freshman of the Year’, and was also included in the ‘First-Team All-SEC‘. SEC, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is an American college athletic conference consisting of 14 member institutions located in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
- In his sophomore season (2017), he won the College Football Playoff National Championship (an annual postseason knockout invitational tournament that determines a national champion for the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (the highest level of college football in the United States)).
- In the 2018 SEC Championship Game, Jalen played as a reliever and led The University of Alabama to a comeback victory. In January 2019, he took a transfer to The University of Oklahoma. In his first game there, in September 2019, he broke the university’s single-game yardage record, putting up 508 yards of total offense.
- In December 2019, he helped the university to a 30-23 win in the Big 12 Championship Game. His successful season saw him record 3,851 passing yards, 32 passing touchdowns, and 8 interceptions, along with 1,298 rushing yards and 20 rushing touchdowns.
- Jalen was subsequently named the ‘Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year’ and was also included in the ‘First-Team All-Big 12‘. The Big 12 Conference, headquartered in Irving, Texas, is a college athletic conference that consists of 10 full-member universities. It is a member of Division I of the NCAA for all sports.
- In December 2019, he finished 2nd in the voting for the prestigious Heisman Trophy (awarded annually to the most outstanding player in American college football). Joe Burrow won the award, receiving 1,846 more votes than Jalen, the largest victory margin in history.
- A staunch advocate for the involvement of women in sports, he is known to employ an all-female management team, including those who handle his social media, marketing, communications, and business/sponsorship deals. In 2021, Jalen honored the cause of female empowerment by participating in the NFL‘s ‘My Cause, My Cleats’ initiative.
- He finished the 2021 NFL season with 3,144 passing yards, 16 passing touchdowns, and 9 interceptions, along with 139 carries for 784 rushing yards and 10 rushing touchdowns. He led all quarterbacks in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns that season.
- In June 2022, Jalen filed for a trademark for the phrase ‘HURTS SO GOOD’, intending to use it for a clothing line.
- During the 2022 NFL season, he became the first Philadelphia Eagles quarterback to lead the team to an 8-0 win-loss record. In ‘Week 12’ of that season, he rushed for 157 yards and threw for 153 yards and 2 touchdowns. This made him the first player with 150 or more rushing yards, 150 or more passing yards, and multiple passing touchdowns in a single game.
- In ‘Week 13’ of the 2022 NFL season, Jalen threw 380 pass yards and 4 total touchdowns (3 passing, 1 rushing). This made him the first Philadelphia Eagles player with at least 350 pass yards, 3 passing touchdowns, and a rushing touchdown in the same game. He finished the regular season with a 14-1 win-loss record in games that he started, tying the record for the Philadelphia Eagles.
- In late 2022, he lent his vocals to a Christmas album titled A Philly Special Christmas.
- In Super Bowl LVII (the championship game of the 2022 NFL season), against the Kansas City Chiefs, Jalen threw for 304 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for 70 yards and scored 3 rushing touchdowns. These were the most rushing yards and rushing touchdowns recorded by a quarterback in Super Bowl history. He also tied the record for most points scored (20) in a Super Bowl game.
- However, despite his heroics, the Philadelphia Eagles lost the match by a 38-35 margin. Jalen had attempted a ‘Hail Mary’ pass (a very long forward pass, typically made in desperation, with an exceptionally small chance of achieving a completion) on the last play of the game but it, unfortunately, fell short.
- In April 2023, it was reported that Jalen had agreed to a five-year, $255 million contract extension with Philadelphia Eagles. With this, he became the highest-paid player in NFL history.
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