Father Of Oklahoma 5-Star QB Recruit Reacts To Jalen Hurts’ Transfer
TUSCALOOSA, AL – OCTOBER 22: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts after their 33-14 win over the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 22, 2016 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)On Wednesday afternoon, former Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts announced his transfer to Oklahoma. Hurts spent the full 2018 season with the Tide after several reports indicated he could leave after four games and take advantage of the new red-shirt rule.With Hurts on the move, Oklahoma signee Spencer Rattler’s father gave his input on Hurts joining the Sooners. He thinks Spencer is ready for the chance to compete with Hurts and learn from the veteran quarterback.“Jalen is a great young man and Spence is looking forward to competing and learning from him,” Rattler’s father told Tom VanHaaren.The father of Oklahoma QB signee Spencer Rattler said they were made aware that Oklahoma was targeting Jalen Hurts and said, “Jalen is a great young man and Spence is looking forward to competing and learning from him.”— Tom VanHaaren (@TomVH) January 16, 2019Rattler is the No. 1 quarterback recruit in the 2019 class, according to 247Sports Composite Rankings. After Hurts announced his decision, Rattler must have been a little disappointed to see the news. He likely wanted to come in and star right away, but it looks like he’s ready for the competition.Stay tuned Sooners fans.