August 19, 2013

Hurd grabs fifth star

It's official. Hendersonville running back and Tennessee commitment Jalen Hurd is now a five-star prospect.

There was little question on Hurd's ability after a stellar junior campaign where he rushed for a state record 3,357 yards and 43 touchdowns on 317 carries.

The Rivals team of analysts had seen what he could do on film and in person in a game but they wanted another look before giving him the coveted fifth star and he answered any lingering doubt he was one of the nation's top players.

After healing from shoulder a shoulder injury during the spring Hurd was able to attend the Columbus, Ohio, Nike camp were he proved he is one of the nation's elite.


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