According to the AP, Murray met with coach Mark Richt and got permission to be relieved from his media responsibilities leading up to the SEC Championship Game.
“I don’t think this has anything to do with the media,” linebacker Christian Robinson told the AP. “I don’t think he’s trying to send message. It’s just something he decided to do this week as far as being prepared.”
At Alabama, quarterback AJ McCarron is expected to meet with reporters who cover the Crimson Tide regularly either Tuesday or Wednesday.