Originally posted on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 1/2/13
I always feel the need to preface such posts by making it clear that this is all speculation. I don’t know Murray or anyone close to him, but I feel fairly confident writing this based on my personal observations and countless conversations with people who do follow the program closely. That said, here are five reasons I think Murray makes the decision to go pro in 2013. 1. There is no better time than now.  If you look at the NFL landscape for 2013, a lot of teams are in the market for a quarterback—either immediately or in the very near future—and the 2013 free agency pool isn’t looking all that promising for franchises like Dallas, Philadelphia, Arizona, or Kansas City (all places with either an aging or falling out of favor quarterback). Add to that, Murray would be in a very weak QB draft class (only Matt Barkley would be considered ahead of him, in my opinion, and his draft stock took a hit with the shoulder injury), and he’d be coming in with high sentiment after the success of Russell Wilson in Seattle (a QB who Mel Kiper also didn’t like much because of his height); the Seahawks are [...]
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