Could there be some trouble in paradise for the Oklahoma Sooners?
Star quarterback and Heisman winner Kyler Murray did not take part in the media day leading up to their Orange Bowl
No Kyler Murray at today’s Orange Bowl news conference. He told OU’s media relations staff last night that he is under the weather. #Sooners— Eric Bailey (@EricBaileyTW) December 26, 2018
It's no secret that Oklahoma will need Murray playing at the best of his ability to have a chance against Alabama. He has 4,053 passing yards and 40 touchdowns paired with 892 rushing y
Kyler Murray not attending scheduled media appearance this morning for Orange Bowl. OU spokesperson says last night he communicated to them he was feeling under the weather. pic.twitter.com/4aP7mFeNDU— SoonerScoop.com (@SoonerScoop) December 26, 2018
With a game this big on the line, fans should expect Murray to play. There's still no word on what type of illness, if any, Murray has. However, his teammates don't seem to be worried.
Could this all just be a creative ploy to get out of Orange Bowl media day?
I asked Trey Sermon how Kyler was, and jokingly asked if he was on an IV, in a hospital, etc.— Eric Bailey (@EricBaileyTW) December 26, 2018
Sermon laughed and said “He’s fine.”#Sooners
We'll add to the story as more information becomes available.