One of the best overall passers in the class, Tagovailoa ranks as the No. 6 pro-style quarterback and the No. 204 overall player in the country, per 247Sports Composite rankings.
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He is joined by another pair of forwards in Clayton Keller of the Arizona Coyotes and Brock Boeser of the Vancouver Canucks . His assist total was good enough for third all-time as a rookie and tied with the likes of Sidney Crosby and Bryan Trottier.
Florida, Michigan, Nebraska and Tennessee were among other top programs reportedly interested in Tagovailoa. Tua Tagovailoa, who replaced Jalen Hurts after halftime in the championship and is competing with Hurts for the starting job, suffered an injury to his passing hand during spring training. Hurts was benched and Tua came in to give the Crimson Tide a comeback victory.
Taulia Tagovailoa started his career under the guidance of June Jones at Kapolei. "It would be a good thing because I would get to get better and learn from him, especially from what he did this past season".