Murray would be 22nd Heisman winner drafted No. 1 overall

Sports 04/25/19, 15:41

If Oklahoma's Kyler Murray is selected by the Arizona Cardinals to open the NFL draft Thursday night, he would become the 22nd Heisman Trophy winner to go first overall. He also would be the second straight Sooners quarterback to pull it off: Baker Mayfield went to Cleveland in 2018. The Heisman hardly ...

Murray followed his heart to choose football over baseball

Football 03/01/19, 18:41

When Kyler Murray joined the Heisman Trophy club in December, Charlie Ward thought about his initiation in 1993.Back then, the Florida State quarterback was the shiny new star, ready to embark on a world full of options.Everyone wanted to know if the promising dual-sport phenom could become the next Deion ...

A’s still hopeful Heisman winner Murray at spring training

Football 01/25/19, 19:56

The Oakland Athletics remain hopeful of seeing Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray in their uniform when spring training begins next month.While the Oklahoma quarterback declared for the NFL draft last week, the prized outfielder and 2018 first-round draft pick could report to A's spring training in Mesa, Arizona. He has ...

Sooners QB, A’s pick Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft

Sports 01/14/19, 16:24

Kyler Murray, the first-round Major League Baseball draft pick and Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback, declared himself eligible for the NFL draft on Monday.Murray announced his decision in a tweet , ending his brief and storied college career. What's next for the Murray is not yet known.The Oakland Athletics made the ...

Source: A’s, MLB meet with Heisman Trophy winner Murray

Sports 01/13/19, 19:56

Representatives of the Oakland Athletics and Major League Baseball met Sunday with Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray, a day before the Oklahoma quarterback's deadline to enter the NFL draft, a person with direct knowledge of the session said.The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the meeting was not ...

Vince Young, Rocket Ismail highlight Hall of Fame class

Football 01/07/19, 10:53

Texas quarterback Vince Young and Notre Dame speedster Raghib Ismail have been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, along with 11 other players and two coaches.Young was the Heisman Trophy runner-up and led the Longhorns to the 2005 national championship with a memorable performance in the ...

Murray, Tagovailoa set to take center stage together again

Sports 12/26/18, 15:22

Oklahoma's Kyler Murray and Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa have struck up a friendship over the past several weeks, which shouldn't be surprising considering how much time the quarterbacks have spent alongside one another in that span.They were in Atlanta together at a college football awards show, where Tagovailoa took home the ...

Heisman winner Murray thrills A’s, except when he scrambles

Football 12/11/18, 19:48

The Oakland Athletics love to watch Kyler Murray play, except when the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback scrambles.The A's definitely don't want their prized baseball prospect hurt on the football field.The Oklahoma star is a shifty runner, often dashing from the pocket for big gains. He'll next play Dec. 29 when he ...

Who will challenge Tagovailoa for Heisman Trophy in 2019?

Football 12/09/18, 11:32

Tua Tagovailoa will be the odds-on favorite to win the Heisman Trophy next season after the Alabama quarterback had to settle for second to Oklahoma's Kyler Murray.Murray is heading for professional baseball next year and Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins, the other Heisman finalist on Saturday night, could very well ...

Oklahoma’s Murray edges Alabama’s Tagovailoa for Heisman

Sports 12/08/18, 21:11

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray has won the Heisman Trophy, edging Alabama's Tua Tagvailoa and setting up a College Football Playoff matchup of Heisman winner and runner-up.The fourth-ranked Sooners play the top-ranked Crimson Tide in the Orange Bowl semifinal Dec. 29 in the seventh bowl matchup of Heisman winner and runner-up, ...

Tagovailoa out of boot to treat surgically repaired ankle

Football 12/08/18, 18:56

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was not wearing the walking boot he has been using to treat his surgically repaired left ankle at the Heisman Trophy presentation ceremony Saturday.Tagovailoa is one of three finalists for the Heisman, along with Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray and Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins. No. 1 ...

Heisman Trophy: Stock soared for 1st-time starting QBs

Football 12/07/18, 18:07

Tua Tagovailoa rolled across the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on a black scooter with a little Alabama sticker on the front, his sprained left ankle in a gray plastic boot, safely propped up as he pushed off with his right foot.The Crimson Tide quarterback and fellow Heisman ...

Confident Haskins says his numbers are deserving of Heisman

Sports 12/05/18, 14:15

It was subtle, but that definitely was the Heisman Trophy pose that Dwayne Haskins Jr. struck in the end zone after throwing his fifth touchdown pass of the Big Ten championship game last weekend.It wasn't quite the hey-look-at-me, Desmond Howard version, but it was an unmistakable Heisman stiff-arm, high-leg stance, ...

Oklahoma QB Murray’s 2-sport persistence pays off

Sports 12/04/18, 15:36

Oklahoma's Kyler Murray pulled off an impressive triple play during a brutal 30-hour stretch in April.On a Friday night, he played center field for the Sooners' baseball team. The next day, he played quarterback in the football team's spring game. After that, he played another baseball game Saturday night.It was ...

Heisman 3: Tua Tagovailoa, Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins

Football 12/03/18, 19:02

Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa, Oklahoma's Kyler Murray and Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins are the Heisman Trophy finalists, ensuring a quarterback will win the award for the 16th time in the last 19 years.Tagovailoa has been the favorite for most of the season, but Murray and Haskins both finished strong. Unlike most ...

No. 1 Alabama, No. 4 Georgia return to scene of thriller

Football 11/25/18, 18:55

Hello again, Georgia and Alabama.For the second time in less than 11 months, the two Southeastern Conference powers are set to meet at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium with a championship on the line in a mentor-versus-protege coaching showdown. Tua Tagovailoa's back, too, this time as anything but an understudy.Kirby Smart's fourth-ranked ...

Top 25 Takeaways: Hold up on handing Tua that Heisman

Football 11/10/18, 21:23

Hold up on handing Tua Tagovailoa the Heisman Trophy.The Alabama quarterback looked only OK in the top-ranked Crimson Tide's shutout of No. 18 Mississippi State . And a chronically cranky knee again kept him from finishing the game. After tearing through the first two months of the season with what ...

All-America Watch: Sooner Heisman hopeful, FSU sackmaster

Football 10/23/18, 13:21

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December. The sixth All-America watch of the season features Oklahoma's latest Heisman Trophy contender, Florida State's hot pass rusher and an All-America matchup that could ...

Oklahoma QB Murray embraces Heisman hype

Baseball 10/03/18, 03:19

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is comfortable with all that comes with being a Heisman Trophy contender — it's the kind of stuff the first-round Major League Baseball draft choice put off his baseball career for.In his first season as a starter, Murray ranks second in the nation in passing efficiency ...

No. 6 Oklahoma QB Murray doesn’t start vs. Baylor

Football 09/29/18, 15:57

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray didn't start against Baylor on Saturday for the sixth-ranked Sooners.Murray, considered by many to be a Heisman candidate, was replaced by Austin Kendall. Murray won the starting job against Kendall during fall practice.A school spokesman would not say why Murray did not start.Murray has passed for ...

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