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.

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.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida landed a commitment from 2020 wide receiver Leonard Manuel on Monday. Manuel, a 6-foot-4, 205-pound prospect out of Ocala, Florida, is ranked No. 74 overall in the class. His commitment gives the Gators five ESPN Junior 300 commitments in and eight total commits in the 2020 class.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Todd Hartley, a previous member of Georgia's coaching staff, has been hired as the team's tight ends coach. Hartley, a UGA graduate and native of Gray, Georgia.,had worked as Miami's special teams coordinator and tight ends coach under Mark Richt the previous three seasons.The Bulldogs are still searching for a defensive coordinator.

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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. 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.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Georgia has promoted co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach James Coley to offensive coordinator. Co-offensive coordinator Jim Chaney left for Tennessee earlier this week. Coley had previously served as offensive coordinator at Miami (2013-15) and Florida State (2010-12).