The quarterback for the division-leading Philadelphia Eagles says he wants to be a good example for children who are watching him and to be “remembered as someone who made a difference” in the lives of others off the football field.
The Eagles are off to a 2-0 start, thanks, in part, to the standout playing of quarterback Jalen Hurts, who became the starter at the end of his rookie season in 2020 before becoming the full-time starter in 2021 and leading Philadelphia to the playoffs. This season, the Eagles have the league’s top offense through two games and share the lead in the NFC East division with the New York Giants.
Hurts, a dual-threat quarterback who played college football at Alabama and then Oklahoma, says his Christian faith drives everything he does.
“That’s something that I’ve just matured in and realized – that God is everything and He’s worthy of praise,” Hurts told CBS Sports. “You have to put Him in the center of everything that you do….