Cecil Hurt of the Tuscaloosa News joined senior analyst for BamaOnline Host of "Southern Fried Sports" Travis Reier Wednesday morning to span the Bama beat, previewing Alabama's match-up against Mississippi State in their SEC home opener and look ahead to what's next for Alabama football.

"Somewhere on the radio," Hurt discussed with Host Reier. "You've heard people talk about who the next Tua is going to be. There's not going to be a next Tua, there might be a great quarterback, but don't battle everybody with the expectation."

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"I think that Mac played great in Orlando," Hurt told Reier. "There's absolutely no reason to think that Mac won't go into the Spring as the number one guy. Then we'll see what happens from there."

Click on the video above to listen to the full conversation between Reier and Hurt as they preview Alabama's match-up against Mississippi State in their SEC home opener and look ahead to what's next for Alabama football.

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