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The Latest On Jalen Hurts, Alabama

Jalen Hurts of the Alabama Crimson Tide and Tua Tagovailoa #13 celebrate after winning the AllState Sugar Bowl against the Clemson Tigers.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 01: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide and Tua Tagovailoa #13 celebrate after winning the AllState Sugar Bowl against the Clemson Tigers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The biggest story of the 2018 college football offseason is probably whatever is going to happen with Jalen Hurts and Alabama. Here's the latest on that situation.

The Crimson Tide have been pursuing a graduate transfer quarterback. It looks like they might be getting him.

Alabama will reportedly be hosting Gardner Minshew. He's a quarterback from ECU.

AL.com first reported the news:

As has been the case for multiple weeks, the Crimson Tide continues to look like the favorite to land the Brandon, Mississippi native.

Minshew left East Carolina in late January despite being named the team's No. 1 quarterback entering the spring, citing a family situation in Mississippi and a desire to play his final college season closer to home.

What does this mean for Jalen Hurts? We'll see.

Hurts is expected by most to stay with Alabama, at least through the spring and summer. He'll be competing for the job.

However, Alabama's pursuit of a graduate transfer quarterback does lead to speculation. Are the Crimson Tide doing this because they think they're going to lose Hurts? Maybe.

There's also tweets like this, that are only leading to more speculation:

Nobody seems to know anything definitive right now. Stay tuned.