Jalen Hurts gave a classy interview after Alabama's national title win on Monday night.
Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts started every game for the Crimson Tide this season, but with the team's offense sputtering in the first half against Georgia on Monday night, head coach Nick Saban decided to make a change. Hurts was benched for freshman Tua Tagovailoa, and the move paid off.
Alabama rallied from a 13-0 halftime deficit to win its fifth title in nine years. Tagovailoa finished 14-of-24 for 166 yards with three touchdowns and an interception. The game-winning play came on a 41-yard touchdown pass to DeVonta Smith in overtime.
After the game, Hurts was interviewed by ESPN's Tom Rinaldi. Hurts was all class despite the awkwardness of the situation.
Assuming Tagovailoa becomes Alabama's starter next year, it'll be interesting to see whether Hurts sticks around. He just finished his sophomore season, so he still has two years of eligibility left.