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Nick Saban Has New Comment On The Plan For QB Jalen Hurts

Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts to a play during the second half against the Georgia Bulldogs.

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts to a play during the second half against the Georgia Bulldogs in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

While Alabama is dominating their opponents with ease this season, there is still one issue lingering within their quarterback room, at least from the outside: Jalen Hurts.

It took just four starts for Tua Tagovailoa to cement himself as the starter in Alabama. However, his strong play has generated questions over Hurts' future in Tuscaloosa.

Well, Saban made it abundantly clear that he'll try to play Hurts throughout the season.

"I think Jalen has been very, very professional about the situation he's in. We're going to play him as much as we possibly can. He deserves to play."

As of right now, Tagovailoa has 1,033 passing yards and 14 total touchdowns. Not only is he outperforming Hurts, but he also hasn't thrown a single interception this season.

Considering the recent news of Kelly Bryant wanting to transfer from Clemson, the buzz around Alabama and Hurts will only increase in the coming days.

Saban wants to incorporate Hurts into their offense, but it's hard to ignore Alabama's success in 2018 with Tagovailoa under center.

Stay tuned.