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Kyler Murray could make more money this year than Oklahoma HC Riley

Kyler Murray could make more money this year than Oklahoma HC Riley
Published On: Wed, Jun 06
Apr 9, 2016; Norman, OK, USA; Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray (1) scrambles with the ball during the first half of the spring game at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Lincoln Riley is set to bring in $3.1 million in salary for the upcoming season, but he may not be the highest-paid man in the Oklahoma locker room.

Quarterback Kyler Murray was selected No. 9 overall by the Oakland Athletics in this week's MLB amateur draft, meaning the former five-star recruit's signing bonus is worth nearly $4.8 million.

If he signs, that figure would put Murray ahead of every coach in the Big 12 in terms of compensation except Texas' Tom Herman (about $5.5 million) and TCU's Gary Patterson (about $5.1 million).

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