Jalen Hurts joins Alabama football team in locker room for postgame celebration

Erik Hall
The Tuscaloosa News

With the Philadelphia Eagles season done, Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts was free to attend Monday's College Football Playoff Championship between the Alabama and Ohio State football teams. 

Alabama beat Ohio State 52-24. 

Hurts joined the Alabama football players in the locker room for the postgame celebration. 

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He played for Alabama from 2016-18, helping the team win the 2017-18 national championship. 

Jalen Hurts celebrates with Alabama football

Alabama running back Najee Harris shared a video on Instagram of Hurt with the Crimson Tide football team. 

You hear Harris yell, "J. Hurts. Tell 'em what's up J. Hurts." The two then slap hands. 

"I'm good man," Harris then said. 

Hurts finished his college football career at Oklahoma in 2019 before being taken by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2020 NFL Draft.

With Monday's win, Alabama improved to 13-0 overall. Ohio State finished 7-1 overall. 

After Monday, Alabama leads the all-time series 4-1 against Ohio State. 

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Jan 11, 2021; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA;  Alabama running back Najee Harris (22) celebrates after Alabama defeated Ohio State 52-24 to win the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary Cosby-USA TODAY Sports

Nick Saban is the Alabama Crimson Tide football head coach. Ryan Day is the Ohio State football head coach. 

Erik Hall is the lead digital producer for sports with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik