Smitty, Hurts and Dickerson Follow “The Process” All The Way To Super Bowl
The Philadelphia Eagles qualified for Super Bowl LVII after defeating the San Francisco 49ers 31-7 this past Sunday. The Eagles have been on a mission throughout the 2023 season, going 14-3 in the regular season and capturing the NFC's No. 1 overall seed.
Philadelphia has strong ties to the Alabama Crimson Tide after drafting several of its players in the last few years. There are four former Crimson Tide stars on the Eagles, quarterback Jalen Hurts, wide receiver DeVonta Smith, lineman Landon Dickerson and cornerback Josh Jobe.
After defeating the 49ers to claim the NFC Championship many of our beloved Crimson Tide stars had to be encouraged to celebrate the monumental accomplishment.
Four-time Super Bowl winner Terry Bradshaw had to remind Hurts to turn around and smile at the celebrating fans. Smith was seen stoic in the locker room after the game and when each were asked about their attitudes they referred to unfinished business.
Where does this mindset come from? The Heisman Trophy winner gives all the credit to his alma mater.
There are even some familiar circumstances for the left guard as Dickerson injured his elbow in the victory over San Francisco. He is expected to tough it out and play in the Super Bowl, giving it his all for his team just as he did at Alabama playing in the 2020 championship game with a torn ACL.
The Philadelphia Eagles have had an amazing 2022 season no matter what happens in the Super Bowl.
Hurts is a finalist for league MVP having passed for 22 touchdowns and rushed for 13 more while steamrolling through the schedule. Smith became the fastest Eagles receiver to reach 2,000 yards receiving in a career and Dickerson is a valued member of the leagues best offensive line.
The Super Bowl will be played on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m.