Jalen Hurts earns master’s degree from Oklahoma

Feb 12, 2023; Glendale, Arizona, US; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) throws the ball against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium.

Feb 12, 2023; Glendale, Arizona, US; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) throws the ball in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs in Tremendous Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium.
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As if main his staff to the Tremendous Bowl and signing a large contract extension weren’t sufficient, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts determined so as to add to his stellar yr by incomes a grasp’s diploma

Hurts, 24, obtained his grasp’s in human relations from Oklahoma on Friday, as a college vp, Dr. David Surratt, posted to social media.

Hurts began his faculty soccer profession at Alabama, the place he earned a bachelor’s diploma in communication and data sciences after solely three years. He transferred to Oklahoma in 2019 and started engaged on his grasp’s diploma.

The 24-year-old Hurts has mentioned in interviews that he was impressed by his mom, who was a particular training instructor across the time of his freshman yr of faculty however noticed colleagues round her being laid off and determined to be proactive.

“She went again to highschool, and he or she obtained her grasp’s to grow to be a counselor,” Hurts advised Essence in April. “That is a residing testimony for me.”

Incomes his grasp’s diploma caps off an eventful first half of 2023 for the Houston native.

In February, Hurts led the Eagles to Tremendous Bowl LVII in Glendale, Ariz., the place they misplaced to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs. The sport included a controversial name in opposition to the Eagles with lower than two minutes left that opened the door for the Chiefs to win, 38-35

In April, Hurts signed a five-year contract extension value $255 million, making him the very best paid participant in NFL historical past on a per-year foundation.

The Eagles open the season Sept. 10 on the street in opposition to the staff they beat to win Tremendous Bowl LII, the New England Patriots

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