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New Transfer Rumors Are Swirling For Alabama QB Jalen Hurts

Jalen Hurts of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks for an open receiver against the USC Trojans.

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 03: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks for an open receiver against the USC Trojans in the third quarter during the AdvoCare Classic at AT&T Stadium on September 3, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Jalen Hurts appears to be intent on remaining with Alabama's football program for the 2018 season, but new comments from the Crimson Tide's quarterback have many questioning his future in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Hurts on Saturday spoke out about how he's felt about his recent time at Alabama. He appears to feel that those around him could have better handled all of the speculation about his future.

The Alabama quarterback says no coaches have come up to him and talked to him about his future at Alabama despite all of the transfer rumors swirling.

Alabama head coach Nick Saban previously said that he had "no idea" if Hurts was going to be on the roster for the season opener against Louisville.

Hurts appears to be hurt by everything. From AL.com:

"I told him in June that I'd be here," Hurts said. "It was something I never said. I told you already I'd be here and I'm about to graduate in January. Even when I am not in a situation i think I should be, I'm here."

Hurts acknowledged there was a communication breakdown within the program, in part, because the coaches never solicited his feedback.

"No one came up to me the whole spring, coaches included, no one asked me how I felt, no one asked me what was on my mind," Hurts said.

Hurts is very close to graduating and it's much easier to move on as a graduate transfer than it is as a non-graduate. Still, it's unclear what exactly Hurts is planning on doing moving forward.

The Alabama quarterback will have significant interest on the transfer market if he decides to hit it. Stay tuned.