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It’s been a big year for Jalen Hurts.
The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback took his team to the Super Bowl in February. Last month, he got one of the biggest contract extensions in NFL history.
And now he got a graduate degree from the University of Oklahoma.
“I know mom is proud of this one,” Hurts said in an Instagram post on Saturday, alongside photos of him wearing his graduation cap and gown and posing with a diploma.
The 24-year-old professional football player earned a master’s degree in human relations from Oklahoma, where he transferred as a graduate student in 2019. He previously attended the University of Alabama.
“Mastered”, the Eagles said in a tweet. “Congratulations to @JalenHurts on completing his Masters. #FlyEaglesFly”
The QB superstar agreed with the team last month on a five-year contract extension worth $255 million, which at the time made him the NFL’s highest-paid player on an annual basis.
The deal came just months after Hurts led the Eagles in Super Bowl LVII earlier this year against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Although Hurts delivered a historic performance – with three rushing touchdowns and one passing touchdown – the Birds ultimately fell to the Chiefs with a final score of 38-35.