Telegram & Gazette Headlines: Holy Cross QB Peter Pujals, OL James Murray ready to begin NFL journeys
By Jennifer Toland
WorcesterTelegram & Gazette
WORCESTER — Peter Pujals and James Murray were teammates for five years at Holy Cross, and before that throughout high school at Loyola Academy outside Chicago. They’ve known each other since they were fifth-graders.
As Pujals, HC’s quarterback, and Murray, an offensive lineman, pursued their NFL dreams these last few months at workouts and visits and pro days, they thought maybe they might get to play together professionally as well.
“We were making jokes about that, maybe ending up on the same team,” Murray said with a laugh, “but that can only last so long.”
The pair did get together to celebrate Saturday night soon after Pujals signed with the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent and Murray with the Kansas City Chiefs. . .
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