Oklahoma running back DeMarco Murray hopes a variety of workouts he's been performing during his first healthy offseason since arriving in Norman will help keep him injury-free this football season.
The senior is expected to carry the rushing game for the
seventh-ranked Sooners, and although he's missed only a handful of
games during three seasons, Murray has an unwanted reputation of
In 2007, he dislocated his kneecap while trying to recover an
onside kick in the Sooners' late-season loss at Texas Tech. The
following year, he ruptured a tendon in his left hamstring during
the Big 12 championship game. Last year, an ankle injury limited
his playing time.
Murray has tried out mixed martial arts training as a way to
stay in shape. He's also been doing pilates, is just starting on
yoga and has been testing stretches recommended to him by NFL
He says he'll try anything to keep himself flexible and on the