2015 High School Football America Player of the Year transfers to Oklahoma

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by Jeff Fisher

Former Allen quarterback Kyler Murray, who was the 2015 High School Football America/National High School Coaches Association Senior National Player of the Year, has announced that he is heading to the University of Oklahoma.

This past season at Texas A&M, Murray split time with Kyle Allen.  As a true freshman, Murray completed 59.5 percent of his passes for 5.7 yards per attempt, with five touchdowns and seven interceptions. He also rushed for 6.3 yards per carry and one touchdown.

During his three years at Allen, Murray threw for 10,388 yards and 117 touchdowns — both rank in the top-10 in Texas high school history.  He also rushing for 4,093 yards and 69 scores.

Murray. who will sit-out the 2016, finished 43-0 during his career at Allen as a starter.  He led the Eagles to three straight Texas state titles in the Lone Star State’s biggest classification and three straight High School Football America “mythical” national championships.

 

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.