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5 Potential Transfer Destinations For Jalen Hurts

Jalen Hurts of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates their 54 to 16 win over the Florida Gators in the SEC Championship game.

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 03: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates their 54 to 16 win over the Florida Gators in the SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on December 3, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Jalen Hurts most likely isn't going to transfer from Alabama anytime soon. The Crimson Tide quarterback will probably go through spring ball to try to win the job. ESPN's Paul Finebaum thinks the competition could last into the fall.

However, earlier this week, we told you that the Crimson Tide were reportedly looking into adding a graduate transfer quarterback to their roster. Nick Saban had said on National Signing Day that it was likely his team would add another QB before the summer.

Does this mean Alabama expects Jalen Hurts will transfer? No.

But, it's obviously a possibility. Anytime a starting quarterback loses his job to a freshman (see, Jacob Eason at Georgia), there's a chance he's going to transfer.

If Hurts does opt to transfer, where would he go? Here are five potential options.

Texas

Hurts is a Texas native and was offered by the Longhorns coming out of high school. Tom Herman has had great success molding dual-threat quarterbacks.

TCU

The Horned Frogs are another home-state program that could be a potential fit for Hurts. TCU's quarterback situation could certainly benefit from his presence.

Texas A&M

Hurts highly considered the Aggies coming out of high school. It might be tough for Hurts to transfer in conference, but maybe Alabama will let him.

Florida State

The Seminoles were named as a possible fit for Hurts by Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples. He could flourish in Willie Taggart's offense at FSU.

FAU

Maybe Hurts would want to go play for Lane Kiffin again. Alabama's former offensive coordinator would surely be interested in adding his former QB.