Nick Saban strikes again. Friday night, Alabama landed another top commitment for its vaunted class of 2016 - this time from four-star dual-threat quarterback Jalen Hurts. Hurts made his decision during the Elite 11 semifinals, releasing a statement praising Coach Saban's "plan" for his players. He made it a point to note that he chose Alabama for its academics as well as its athletics.
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Hurts, who, according to Rivals, stands at 6-foot-2, 196 pounds, chose Alabama over a number of other prominent programs, including Florida, Texas A&M, Missisippi State and West Virginia.