According to a report from Jody Demling of CardinalAuthority.com, former Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd is expected to take an official visit to UofL this weekend.
The 2016 preseason Doak Walker Award and Maxwell Award watch list candidate rushed for a team-high 122 times for 451 yards and three touchdowns in seven games for Tennessee this past season. Hurd requested to be released from Tennessee on October 31.
In two and a half seasons Hurd for 2,635 yards and 20 touchdowns. The Henderson, Tennessee, native was on pace to become the all time leading rusher in Tennessee program history. Hurd also had 67 receptions for 492 yards and six touchdowns in his two and a half seasons in Knoxville. Although he’s primarily played running back, Hurd reportedly wants to play receiver or tight end at his next school.
Since announcing he would be transferring from Tennessee, Hurd has visited Ohio State and California. Due to the NCAA’s transfer rule, Hurd will have to sit out during the 2016 season.
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