Tom Murphy is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 football poll. Murphy was the 2017 Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year.
O'Grady to play in NFLPA game
Arkansas tight end Cheyenne O'Grady is shown prior to a game against San Jose State on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Fayetteville.
Former Arkansas Razorback tight end Cheyenne O’Grady has accepted an invitation to play in the annual NFLPA Bowl in January.
The game will be played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 18, 2020.
O’Grady, of Fayetteville, tied Mike Woods for the team lead with 33 catches for 372 yards and 3 touchdowns. O’Grady played in only seven games and left the team after a dispute with the coaching staff that led to him departing the team after catching the team’s lone touchdown in a 48-7 loss at No. 1 Alabama.
Former NFL Coaches Marvin Lewis and Hue Jackson are scheduled to coach the teams in the NFLPA Bowl.
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