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Campus Conversation: Hurts To OU, Transfer News, CFP Committee Latest

Matt Schick, Ivan Maisel & Adam Rittenberg talk about Jalen Hurts' decision to transfer to OU (1:47), other transfers around the sport (16:40), more turnover on the Alabama coaching staff (19:15), the newest CFP selection committee members (23:48) and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (27:15) & Extra Points (35:53).

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN sources: Alabama offensive analyst Butch Jones will remain on the Crimson Tide staff for the 2019 season. Jones' role is still to be determined. He could fill one of Alabama's offensive position coach vacancies or work in a senior analyst or advisory position, according to sources. Jones had been mentioned as a candidate to join Maryland's staff under Mike Locksley, who worked with Jones at Alabama last season. But the Terrapins on Wednesday announced three offensive assistants, including coordinator Scottie Montgomery.

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Sources: DC Lupoi latest departure for Alabama

Alabama defensive coordinator Tosh Lupoi became the latest coach to leave Nick Saban's staff, with sources confirming to ESPN that he is taking a job with the Cleveland Browns.

Trotter: Hurts addition makes Oklahoma a playoff contender (0:42)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts announced in a story on The Players Tribune that he will play his final season at Oklahoma. As a grad transfer, he's eligible immediately. The Sooners have produced back-to-back Heisman Trophy winners with transfer QBs (Baker Mayfield, Kyler Murray), and Hurts' skill set appears to fit Lincoln Riley's offense well. Hurts visited Oklahoma on Saturday, in addition to visits to Maryland on Friday and Miami on Sunday.

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Sources: Sarkisian turns down Cards for Bama

The Arizona Cardinals offered Steve Sarkisian their offensive coordinator position, but he will instead rejoin Alabama's coaching staff, sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini.

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CB Saivion Smith declares for NFL draft

Alabama cornerback Saivion Smith is entering the NFL draft, becoming the fifth Crimson Tide underclassmen to turn pro this week.

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8dAlex Scarborough

Alabama's Hurts visits Terps, Canes, Sooners

Crimson Tide QB Jalen Hurts, who is eligible to play elsewhere next season as a graduate transfer, visited the Terrapins on Friday and the Sooners and Hurricanes this weekend.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama QB Jalen Hurts, who entered the transfer portal this week, is visiting Maryland and also plans to visit Miami this weekend, a source told ESPN. He's also expected to draw interest from Oklahoma. CaneSport.com was first to report the Miami visit. Miami hired former Alabama QB coach Dan Enos as its offensive coordinator today. Maryland coach Mike Locksley was Hurts' offensive coordinator at Alabama this past season.

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8dAdam Rittenberg

Hurricanes tab Bama QB coach Enos as new OC

Alabama quarterbacks coach Dan Enos is headed to Miami, where he will join Manny Diaz's staff as the Hurricanes' new offensive coordinator.

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8dAlex Scarborough

DL Williams leads Bama quartet entering draft

Alabama's annual exodus of underclassmen to the NFL began again Friday, as potential top-five pick Quinnen Williams plus offensive lineman Jonah Williams, running back Josh Jacobs and tight end Irv Smith Jr. announced they are going pro.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

SOURCE: Miami is hiring Alabama quarterbacks coach Dan Enos as its new offensive coordinator. Enos spent the 2018 season with Alabama after three years as Arkansas offensive coordinator. Huge hire for Manny Diaz.


Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama DL Quinnen Williams reflects on his journey, which took another step forward on Friday as he announced that he would enter the NFL draft. Williams was seldomly used last season but burst onto the scene this year to win the Outland Trophy.

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9dDan Murphy

Gattis leaves Alabama to become Michigan OC

Former Alabama co-offensive coordinator Josh Gattis has left Tuscaloosa to become the offensive coordinator at Michigan, the school announced Thursday.

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

There's another exodus on the horizon of Alabama assistant coaches leaving. Offensive coordinator Mike Locksley had already been announced as Maryland's head coach, but offensive line coach Brent Key was announced Thursday as Georgia Tech's offensive line coach and running game coordinator, while receivers coach Josh Gattis has also informed Nick Saban that he is weighing several opportunities, including Power 5 offensive coordinator jobs.

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