Among the many questions being asked in the preseason, two of the most prominent involved quarterbacks at No.1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson.

In Tuscaloosa, after you uttered you’re customary “”Roll Tide” greeting,the next question asked: Jalen or Tua?   That would be Jalen Hurts, the Tide’s incumbent quarterback until the second half of last season’s national championship game against Georgia and Tua Tagovailoa, the hero of the Tide’s overtime win over the Dawgs.

So confident were some football fans and experts that he would be the starter for Saturday night’s opener against Louisville in Orlando, that 6-foot-1, 218 pound sophomore was a preseason favorite to win the Heisman (even though he had yet to start a game in college).]

Bama coach Nick Saban, secretly enjoying the turmoil, even went into a pre-game chat on ESPN and refused to divulge his choice.

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