Murray expects to be ready for Georgia's pro day

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 13, 2013 at 1:05 pm •  Published: December 13, 2013
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Aaron Murray said Friday his recovery from knee surgery is going "extremely well" and he expects to participate in Georgia's pro day so he can show NFL teams he is "on the right track."

Murray captured most of the Southeastern Conference's major passing records in four years as Georgia's quarterback before he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee against Kentucky on Nov. 23 and had surgery three days later.

Murray said Georgia director of sports medicine Ron Courson is supervising his rehabilitation. Murray said he plans to be ready to join Georgia's draft-eligible players when they work out for NFL coaches and scouts in April.

"My goal is to be back for my pro day," Murray said. "We're going to push it back as far as possible. I was just talking with Ron and they really believe I'm going to be looking pretty good to go out there and do drops and roll-outs and run the 40 if I want to and things like that. That's my goal. I want to be ready for pro day."

Asked his chances to meet that goal, Murray said "very high."

He said he was emotional when first told the ACL was torn but said he quickly moved on to preparing for the surgery and recovery.



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