Played last three seasons at Alabama and helped Crimson Tide to 41-3 record (26-2 mark as a starter in 2016 and ‘17) ... played in six College Football Playoff games (four starts) and helped UA to 2017 national title ... owns Alabama quarterback career record with 23 rushing touchdowns and ranks second in school history among QBs with 1,976 career rushing yards and 71 touchdowns responsible for ... ranks third in Alabama history with 7,602 yards of total offense and 48 touchdown passes ... recorded seven games of at least 100 rushing yards and 12 contests of at least two touchdown passes.
Saw action in 13 games as a backup ... completed 51 passes on 70 attempts (career-high 72.9 percent) for eight touchdowns with two interceptions (career-high 196.7 passing efficiency rating) ... ran for 167 yards (4.6 per carry) and two TDs ... replaced injured starter Tua Tagovailoa and rallied UA to 35-28 SEC Championship win after Crimson Tide trailed 28-21 when he entered game in fourth quarter ... threw a 10-yard touchdown pass with 7:08 left against Bulldogs to knot score at 28 and ran for a 15-yard TD with 1:04 remaining for game's final points ... threw for season-high two touchdowns against Arkansas State (7 of 9 for 93 yards) and Ole Miss (7 of 10 for 85 yards) in second and third games of year ... completed 4 of 6 throws for season-high 118 yards and a TD vs. Louisiana (9/29) ... completed 7 of 8 passes for 115 yards against Missouri (10/13) ... rushing scores came at Tennessee (10/20) and vs. Georgia in SEC Championship (12/1) ... caught a pass against Missouri (7 yards) and vs. Oklahoma (9 yards) in CFP Semifinal at Capital One Orange Bowl (12/29) ... completed lone pass attempt against Sooners (10 yards).
Started all 14 games ... ranked third in SEC in total offense (2,936 yards) and ninth in total offense per game (209.7 yards) ... completed 60.4 percent of his passes (154 of 255) for 2,081 yards and 17 touchdowns with only one interception ... rushed a team-high 154 times for 855 yards (5.6 per carry) with eight touchdowns ... registered three games of at least 100 rushing yards ... named offensive MVP in Alabama's 24-6 win over Clemson in College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl. ... selected as a semifinalist for the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award ... rushed for a career-high 154 yards and two TDs on just 10 carries (15.4 average) while completing 14 of 18 passes for 128 yards and a score vs. Fresno State (9/9) ... threw for 78- and 52-yard touchdowns against Colorado State (9/16) while going 12 of 17 for 248 yards ... also ran for a team-high 103 yards and a TD on 11 carries (9.4 average) vs. CSU ... rushed for 101 yards and a TD on 10 carries and completed 12 of 19 passes for 197 yards and pair of scores vs. Ole Miss (9/30) ... accounted for 227 yards (183 passing) and two touchdowns against LSU (11/4) ... threw for 242 yards and a TD while running for 40 and a score at Mississippi State (11/11) ... was 7 for 7 passing for 180 yards and three scores vs. Mercer (11/18) ... ran for 82 yards and threw for 112 and a TD at Auburn (11/25) ... completed 16 of 24 pass attempts for 120 yards and two scores vs. Clemson in CFP Semifinal at Allstate Sugar Bowl ... rushed six times for 47 yards (7.8 average) vs. Georgia in CFP National Championship overtime win over Georgia.
Named SEC Freshman of the Year (coaches), SEC Newcomer of the Year (AP), SEC Offensive Player of the Year (coaches and AP), first-team All-SEC (coaches and AP) and a freshman All-American by ESPN and USA Today ... finalist for the Manning Award and Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award and semifinalist for the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award and Davey O'Brien Award ... completed 240 of 382 pass attempts (62.8 percent) for 2,780 yards and 23 touchdowns against nine interceptions ... ran for an Alabama quarterback-record 954 yards (previous standard was 791) and 13 TDs ... averaged 5.0 yards per carry ... set school single-season record with 36 touchdowns responsible for ... his 3,734 yards of total offense were second most in school history ... in second game of season became first Alabama freshman quarterback to start a game under head coach Nick Saban and first true freshman QB to start at school since Vince Sutton in 1984 ... led team to 13-1 record as starter ... Crimson Tide won its first 14 games before falling 35-31 to Clemson in College Football Playoff National Championship (Tigers scored a touchdown on final play of game) ... rushed for at least 100 yards four times ... made collegiate debut on team's third possession against USC in season opener (9/3) and finished game with 118 passing yards (6 for 11 with two TDs and an interception) and 32 yards on nine carries (two TDs) to become first Tide quarterback since 2001 to record at least two touchdowns each through the air and on the ground ... rushed for 146 yards at Ole Miss (9/17) for fifth most by a QB in school history and first 100-plus-yard effort by a Tide signal-caller since Tyler Watts in 2001 ... accounted for four touchdowns (two passing, two rushing) while throwing for 253 yards on 13-of-17 passing (228.5 rating) at Arkansas (10/8) ... named SEC Freshman of the Week after posting 304 yards of offense (132 rushing and three TDs on 12 carries; 172 passing and a TD) at Tennessee (10/15) ... rushed for 93 yards and accounted for three touchdowns (two passing) at Texas A&M (10/22) ... rushed for 114 yards at LSU (11/5) ... became first UA player to ever rush for at least 100 yards (100) and pass for at least 300 (career-high 347) in home win over Mississippi State (11/12) ... his 447 yards of total offense against MSU were third most in school history while his five total touchdowns (four passing) tied the school record ... named Davey O'Brien National Quarterback of the Week, Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player of the Week and Co-SEC Offensive Player of the Week after performance against Bulldogs ... in threw a 68-yard touchdown pass against Clemson in CFP National Championship and ran for a 30-yard go-ahead TD with 2:07 remaining.
A unanimous four-star prospect out of Channelview High School under head coach Averion Hurts (his father) ... ranked as the nation's No. 1 dual-threat quarterback by 247Sports ... ranked seventh nationally among quarterbacks by Scout and ninth by Rivals.com ... ranked No. 104 overall by 247Sports, No. 154 by Scout and No. 231 by Rivals ... listed as the top dual-threat signal-caller in Texas by ESPN and Scout while ranking second by Rivals ... threw for 2,384 yards and 26 touchdown passes in 11 games as a senior, and rushed for 1,391 yards and 25 TDs ... passed for 2,545 yards and 21 touchdowns as a junior with 951 rushing yards and 19 scores ... named Texas District 21-6A MVP his junior and senior seasons ... chose Alabama over Florida, Mississippi State and Texas A&M.
Graduated from Alabama in December 2018 with a bachelor's degree in communication (public relations) ... enrolled at Alabama in January 2016 and at Oklahoma as a graduate transfer in January 2019.