NFL CAREER – Originally signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2014, since signing with New Orleans in 2020, versatility and reliability have been a calling card of Hurst. In eight NFL seasons with Baltimore (2014-19) and New Orleans (2020-21), the Plainfield, Ind. native's played in 119 regular season contests with 64 starts at four different offensive line positions, left tackle (26), left guard (22), seven at right guard, six starts as a jumbo tight end and three starts at right tackle. In 2021, Hurst played in all 17 regular season games with 15 starts at four different positions, as one of only two Black and Gold offensive linemen to play in every contest
NFL CAREER – Originally signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2014, since signing with New Orleans in 2020, versatility and reliability have been a calling card of Hurst. In eight NFL seasons with Baltimore (2014-19) and New Orleans (2020-21), the Plainfield, Ind. native's played in 119 regular season contests with 64 starts at four different offensive line positions, left tackle (26), left guard (22), seven at right guard, six starts as a jumbo tight end and three starts at right tackle. In 2021, Hurst played in all 17 regular season games with 15 starts at four different positions, as one of only two Black and Gold offensive linemen to play in every contest.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Re-signed by the Saints to a three-year contract, 3/19/21; Signed by the New Orleans Saints to a one-year contract, 5/28/20; Released by the Ravens, 3/16/20; Re-signed by the Ravens to a four-year contract extension, 3/4/18; Re-signed by the Ravens on one-year restricted free agency tender, 4/19/17; Signed by the Baltimore Ravens to a three-year contract as an undrafted free agent, 5/12/14.
2021 – Played in all 17 regular season games with 15 starts at four different positions, opening eight at LT, three at RT, two at LG and two as an extra lineman, one of only two linemen to play in all 17 contests…Vs. Green Bay, Sept. 12, helped block for an offense that produced their highest scoring output of the season with 38 points while allowing zero sacks, a career-high tying five touchdown passes from quarterback Jameis Winston and 171 rushing yards as a team, giving the Saints a 38-3 victory over the Packers…Started at LT and blocked for an offense that totaled a season-high 405 total yards, vs N.Y. Giants, Oct. 3….At Seattle, Oct. 25, started at T in jumbo package, blocking for running back Alvin Kamara as he totaled 179 yards from scrimmage in the Saints' 13-10 Monday Night Football victory…Vs. Tampa Bay, Oct. 31, started at LG as the Saints rushed for 152 yards, helping them earn a 36-27 win over defending Super Bowl champions...Started at LT and blocked for an offense that posted season-high 287 passing yards, at Tennessee, Nov. 14...Vs. Dallas, Dec. 2, started at LT and blocked for an offense that tied a season-high output with 405 total net yards…Started at RT for the Saints' highest rushing output of the season with 203 yards and three touchdowns as a team, propelling New Orleans to a 30-9 victory, at N.Y. Jets, Dec. 12…At Atlanta, 1/9/22, started at LT and finished the season strong blocking for an offense that totaled 195-rushing yards, the second best output of season. 2020 – In first season with Saints, played in 12 regular season games with five starts, opening two as an extra lineman, two at LT and one at LG. Played in both postseason games…Started at LT at Denver, Nov. 29, blocking for a rushing effort of 229 yards and four TDs…At Atlanta, Dec. 6, started at LT and blocked for an offense that rushed for over 200 yards for the second consecutive week…Started at LG in place of an injured Andrus Peat and blocked for a season-high 583-total yards and 264-rushing yard Christmas Day performance, including 155 yards from running back Alvin Kamara as he tied a NFL record in rushing touchdowns (six) and total touchdowns (six) vs. Minnesota, while not giving up a sack. 2019 – Appeared in all 16 regular season games for Baltimore and the team's postseason contest with Weeks 15 and 17 starts at LT…Part of an offense that broke the NFL record for most rushing yards (3,296) and broke club record with 6,521 total net yards…Helped Ravens set franchise mark with 14 regular season wins…Started in 42-21 win vs. N.Y. Jets, Dec. 12…Started vs. Pittsburgh, Dec. 29. 2018 –Started all ten games he appeared in at three different positions and postseason contest…Helped team produce National Football League's No. 2 rushing attack, totaling 2,441 yards (152.6 ypg)…Baltimore also tallied what was a single-season team-record 5,999 total net yards…Started at RT and helped protect quarterback Joe Flacco, allowing him to complete 25 of 34 passes for 236 yards and three TDs in 47-3 season-opening win vs. Buffalo, Sept. 9…Started for an O-line that helped protect Flacco, allowing him to record 376 passing yards (sixth-highest total of his career) and two TDs at Cincinnati, Sept. 13...Started at RT for a line that paved the way for 451 total yards (most ever for Ravens at Pittsburgh) in 26-14 win at Pittsburgh, Sept. 30…Started at RT for a line that didn't permit a sack and helped pave the way for 123 rushing yards and two touchdowns in 21-0 win at Tennessee, Oct. 14…Part of a line that paved way for 242 rushing yards in 20-12 win vs. Tampa Bay, Dec. 12…Helped ground attack gain season-high 296 yards in 26-24 win vs. Cleveland, Dec. 30…Started at RG in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. L.A. Chargers, 1/6/19. 2017 –Started all 16 games for Ravens at LG, who permitted the league's seventh-fewest sacks (27, tied), helping team produce the NFL's ninth-ranked scoring attack (24.7 ppg)...Over the last nine games, Baltimore averaged league's second most points per contest…Started at LG for a line that helped rushing attack gain 157 yards, also permitting just one sack, in 20-0 opening victory vs. Cincinnati, Sept. 10…Started at LG for line that helped Ravens register 136 rushing yards and Flacco throw for two TDs in 24-10 win vs. Cleveland, Sept. 17…Started at LG for offense that didn't allow a sack and generated 143 rushing yards in 30-17 victory at Oakland, Oct. 18…Part of line that didn't permit a sack, paving the way for season-high 174 rushing yards in 40-0 win vs. Miami, Oct. 26…Part of line that paved way for 139 rushing yards and two TDs in 23-16 win vs. Houston, Nov. 27…In 60th-consecutive game, played for a line that protected Flacco, allowing zero sacks and helped Ravens produce season-high in points (44) vs. Detroit, Dec. 3…Protected Flacco, allowing him to complete 26 of 42 passes for season-high 288 yards and a TD in 27-10 win at Cleveland, Dec. 17. 2016 – Played in all 16 games with three starts…Part of a line that protected Flacco, allowing him to register a career-high 64.9 completion percentage (436-of-672) and throw for team-record 4,317 yards...Played TE in several games for the Ravens for blocking purposes…Started at LT for an injured Ronnie Stanley and was part of an offensive line that helped generate 130 rushing yards vs. Oakland, Oct. 2…Started at RT for an injured Rick Wagner and protected Flacco (307 yards) at N.Y. Giants, Oct. 16. 2015 – Appeared in all 16 games with eight starts…Played for an O-line that permitted the NFL's third-fewest sacks (24) and helped produce a then-franchise record 4,271 net passing yards (eighth in league)…Started at LT in place of Eugene Monroe and played every snap for an offense that gained then the sixth-most net yards (493) in team history at Oakland, Sept. 20…Started at LT for an O-line that didn't allow a sack and helped Flacco throw for 362 yards, including 186 to wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. (third in team history), vs. Cincinnati, Sept. 27…Started at LT for an offense that produced 191 rushing yards in the 23-20 overtime win at Pittsburgh, Oct. 1...Helped block for running back Justin Forsett, who carried a career-high 27 times for 150 yards (second-most in his career)…Started at LT, helping Flacco complete 25 of 37 passes for 319 yards, one TD and a season-high 103.3 passer rating, in the 29-26 win vs. San Diego, Nov. 1. Helped block on Flacco's one-yard TD run, giving the Ravens a 26-23 fourth-quarter lead…Started at LT for an offensive line that did not permit a sack in the 33-27 victory at Cleveland, Nov. 30… Played on special teams after starting at jumbo TE in 20-17 win vs. Pittsburgh, Dec. 12, and vs. Kansas City, Dec. 20. 2014 – Appeared in all 16 games with five starts in regular season and started both postseason contests after making the roster as a rookie free agent…Made five starts (at left tackle) for an offense that at the time established team single-season records in yards (5,838) and points scored (409)…Helped Flacco establish career-highs in passing yards (3,986, since broken) and TD passes (27)…Started first-career game at LT for an offense that posted 454 total yards and five TDs vs. Carolina Sept. 28...Helped Flacco throw for 327 yards and three TDs for a then-franchise-record 137.4 QB rating…Started at LT for an offense that gained 475 yards and racked up six TDs at Tampa Bay, Oct. 12...Helped protect Flacco, allowing him to complete 75% of his passes (21-of-28) for 306 yards and a franchise-record-tying five TDs and a then-team record 149.7 QB rating...Also helped Forsett rush for his third-career 100-yard game (111 yards)…Started both postseason games at LT, helping produce 727 net yards and 61 points…Started at LT, helping Forsett rush for 129 yards (third most in Ravens postseason history) and Flacco throw for a postseason franchise-record four TDs in the Divisional Playoff at New England, 1/10/15.
COLLEGE – Played in 50 games (school-record-tying 48 starts) at North Carolina, where he was a two-time first-team All-ACC, two-time second-team All-ACC and Freshman All-America selection (Rivals.com, Phil Steele and The Sporting News)…Earned first-team All-ACC honors as a senior in 2013 after starting all 13 games at left tackle…Received first-team (coaches) and second-team (media) All-ACC accolades after helping the Tar Heels set school records in total offense, scoring and passing yards...Part of the ACC-leading and NCAA's No. 9-ranked O-line that allowed 11 sacks (0.92 per game)…Graduated with a degree in exercise and sport science.
PERSONAL – Prepped at Plainfield (In.) HS, where he was a two-time first-team All-Conference, All-Area and All-State honoree…Received Area Player of the Year recognition and ranked as the No. 10 overall player in the country and the No. 2 offensive tackle by Rivals.com as a senior…Participated in the Raven's KaBoom! playground build in the Douglass Homes neighborhood alongside teammates in 2018…Joined teammates to sign autographs and play games during the Ravens' A Purple Evening, the team's annual event dedicated to female fans in 2017…Served as a celebrity shopper during teammate Benjamin Watson's Big BENefit Holiday Shopping Event in 2017…Attended Gridiron Halloween party to benefit Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake in 2015.