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Jalen Hurts Surprises Young Fan

Jalen Hurts might be a Philadelphia Eagle these days, but Alabama still loves him. Recently, one mom posted a photo of her son, Alexander’s, backpack. 

Nikki, the mother of three boys, wrote that people were confused by her son’s new backpack because it said “Jalen Hurts, #2” on the top. 

“When everyone thinks your kid’s name is #JalenHurts bc he loves @JalenHurts and had to have a backpack with his name on it,” Nikki wrote. 

Here’s the sweet part, the part of Jalen’s personality that made Alabama fans cheer for him even after he went to Oklahoma. He saw the tweet and got a matching backpack with Alexander’s name on it. 

“That’s lit, Alexander!!” Jalen tweeted back. “I had to get me a backpack with YOUR name on it too.” 

Jalen posted a photo of the backpack in the same position as the one Nikki posted, just to show how identical they were. 

He might play for another team, but Jalen will always have the hearts of Alabama fans. 

About the author


Jessie Harbin

Jessie lives in Meridianville with her husband, baby and four dogs. She thrives on chaos, and loves finding good news stories where you least expect them.

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