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Former Alabama QB’s Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa are at the top of the NFL

Written by Tony Ghaul

Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa have their teams at 3-0 atop their divisions. Tagovailoa of the Miami Dolphins and Hurts of the Philadelphia Eagles were good for the University of Alabama and are leading their respective teams to the top the National Football League in their third seasons.

The two assisted the Crimson Tide to a College Football Playoff National Championship in 2017 and are proving naysayers wrong in the NFL. Both put in work during the offseason to improve their bodies, leadership, communication skills, passing mechanics, and overall performance. The hard work and motivation are paying off as the two former Tide QB’s have their teams at 3-0 and are the only undefeated teams left in the NFL.

Tua Tagovailoa and Jalen Hurts. Photo courtsey of Bryan Lynn-USA Today Sports

Jalen Hurts has the Philadelphia Eagles offense off to a flying start. He has been absolutely amazing in the first three games of season. Hurts has completed 66 of 98 passes for 916 yards with 4 touchdown passes and 1 interception. He has also ran for 167 yards and scored 3 touchdowns.

Eagles QB Jalen Hurts. Photo courtsey of Geoff Burke – USA Today Sports

Tua Tagovailoa has the Miami Dolphins offense off to a sizzling start. The offense has been high flying with Tua at the controls. He has completed 72 of 101 passes for 925 yards with 8 touchdown passes and 2 interceptions.

Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa. Photo courtsey of Jasen Vinlove – USA Today Sports

Hurts and Tagovailoa are in the top 10 in the NFL for passing yards, completion percentage, and passer rating. They both have the trust of their teammates and coaches. Early in the 2022 season, Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa have been the brightest stars of league, so far.

Photo courtsey of Adam Schefter/Twitter

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