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Jalen Hurts Reveals Why He Cut His Hair

Jalen Hurts of the Alabama Crimson Tide rushes for a touchdown against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 22: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide rushes for a touchdown against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 22, 2016 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Here's why Alabama's quarterback chopped off his signature locks.

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts is sporting a new look. Here's why he did it.

It was revealed late on Twitter on Saturday night that the rising junior quarterback had chopped off his signature dreadlocks. Hurts had been sporting the hairstyle for as long as Crimson Tide fans had known him.

Hurts is a new man now, though. He's rocking a much tighter cut.

Here's why he did it.

The new haircut comes as a result of a national title bet. If the Crimson Tide won the national championship, the dreads were coming off.

Of course, Alabama beat Georgia in the College Football Playoff national title game earlier this month. Hurts, 25-2 as the Crimson Tide's starter, was replaced by Tua Tagovailoa at halftime. The true freshman led Nick Saban's team to an overtime win.

So, Hurts' hair has been chopped. Here's what he looks like now:

The haircut process was well-documented on Twitter, too. Check it out:

Well done, Jalen. You look good.