Jalen Hurts may or may not hear his name called in the first round of the NFL Draft tonight. But if he does, he'll already be well on his way to throwing in the NFL.
While many NFL Draft prospects spent the day preparing their homes for draft parties, Hurts had a different plan. His agent Nicole Lynn took to Twitter this afternoon to reveal an interesting conversation she had with the Heisman Trophy finalist.
Lynn revealed that when she called Hurts, he told her that he was "about to throw" today. After questioning Hurts on doing so on Draft Day, she complimented him for being a great pro for whom "the grind literally never stops."
Hurts is an interesting prospect to be sure. Despite a runner-up finish at the Heisman Trophy ceremony, most big boards don't even have him as a top five quarterback in this draft.
Hurts led Alabama to the national title game in back-to-back seasons after becoming the starter in 2016. But he lost the starting job to Tua Tagovailoa in 2018, and left to go to Oklahoma the following season.
He made the most out of his one year with the Sooners though. His Heisman run included a Big 12 title, career highs in passing and rushing, and a trip to the College Football Playoff.
Who do you think will draft Jalen Hurts, and when will his name be called?