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Kyler Murray Is Reportedly “Under The Weather” Ahead Of The College Football Playoff

first_imgKyle Murray walks off the field.NORMAN, OK – SEPTEMBER 01: Quarterback Kyler Murray #1 of the Oklahoma Sooners walks off the field after the game against the Florida Atlantic Owls at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on September 1, 2018 in Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners defeated the Owls 63-14. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)Last year, Oklahoma’s star quarterback – Baker Mayfield – was battling illness in the days leading up to his team’s College Football Playoff matchup against Georgia. This year, it may be happening again.Oklahoma’s Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Kyler Murray was not available for his media session on Wednesday. The school says he is “under the weather.”The school is calling it an “undisclosed illness.” It’s unclear how sick Murray is – and whether it’ll affect him for the Orange Bowl, which is just three days away.Oklahoma, the 4-seed in the College Football Playoff, is set to take on 1-seed Alabama on Saturday night.Oklahoma quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray was a very late scratch from his scheduled media session at the Orange Bowl today with an undisclosed illness.— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) December 26, 2018Kyler Murray was a late scratch from availability this morning because he is feeling under the weather, according to an Oklahoma spokesman. He has not missed practice up to this point, however. Oklahoma is set to practice later this afternoon at FAU.— Andrea Adelson (@aadelsonESPN) December 26, 2018For what it’s worth, Mayfield’s illness a year ago didn’t stop him from having an incredible game against the Bulldogs. The Sooners lost in overtime, 54-48, but Mayfield threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns with one interception along the way.For Oklahoma to have a shot against the No. 1 team in the land, Murray will need to be at full strength.We’ll keep you updated on Murray’s status in the coming days.last_img

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