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Lincoln Riley Comments On Kyler Murray's Future At Oklahoma

A closeup of Lincoln Riley wearing an Oklahoma Sooners sweater.

NORMAN, OK - NOVEMBER 11: Head Coach Lincoln Riley of the Oklahoma Sooners observes during warm ups before the game against the TCU Horned Frogs at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on November 11, 2017 in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated TCU 38-20. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

In just over 24 hours the College Football Playoff kicks off with two semifinal contests between No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Oklahoma and No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 Notre Dame. Leading up to the games, all four programs are enduring a media onslaught before they take the field.

Most of the questions ahead of the Alabama-Oklahoma game have centered around the health of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Kyler Murray. Both head into the game with health issues, though should be good to go for the game.

Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley was asked about Murray's future with the program beyond this game. Murray, of course, signed with the Oakland Athletics to play for the team in 2019 - though the NFL could come calling.

Riley said "he's either going to be a Major League Baseball All-Star or a Pro Bowler. He just needs to make a decision. Maybe both."

Could Murray become the next Bo Jackson?

For now, he'll have to get ready for the Tide. Alabama and Oklahoma kick off on Saturday night at 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN.