For Pete's Sake

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray recreates iconic Bo Jackson photo

Kyler knows Bo.

On Thursday, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray began a Heisman Trophy campaign by recreating an iconic photo of Bo Jackson from the 1980s. Jackson, who was a star for the Royals and Oakland Raiders at the time, posed shirtless for a picture while wearing shoulder pads and holding a bat behind his head.

The tagline to that famous photo/poster for Nike was “Bo Knows.”

Murray, who was drafted No. 9 overall earlier this year by the Oakland A’s, tweeted his photo after Oklahoma started a website to promote him for the Heisman. The site is

There is a quote from Murray on the site: “I’ve dreamed of it my whole life, winning the Heisman.”

Murray has completed 70.9 percent of his passes for 3,038 yards, 32 touchdowns and five interceptions this season. He’s also rushed for 640 yards and seven touchdowns.

Here is Murray’s tweet:

And here is how it compares to the original: