Murray 'fully committing' to being an NFL QB

Aubrey Yates
February 11, 2019

Not exactly the prototypical NFL size - and Chris Grier, the Dolphins' head of everything football, usually sticks to prototypes.

Reigning Heisman Trophy victor Kyler Murray announced that he will commit himself to pursuing the NFL instead of a Major League Baseball career.

The ninth overall pick by the A's last summer, Murray has already signed a deal with the team for a guaranteed $4.8 million and was expected to attend the team's spring training in Mesa, AZ.

Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders played both football and baseball, but Sanders was a running back and Sanders a cornerback. "I was raised to play QB, and I very much look forward to dedicating 100 (percent) of myself to being the best QB possible and winning National Football League championships".

He Lies (Again) and El Paso's Pissed
Women's March El Paso has organized a counter to Trump's visit. "The president is coming to El Paso Monday". We've had a fence for 10 years and it has impacted illegal immigration and curbed criminal activity".

Newborn girl rescued from drain pipe in Durban
Rescue workers worked for three hours to save the baby girl, who had been washed five metres down a drain pipe. She was examined and rushed to a waiting helicopter before being taken to a nearby hospital for care.

The stats show that Arsenal were lucky to win at Huddersfield
Sometimes it happens at the end of games - Cardiff at the end, Newcastle at the end and today at the end. We played against Arsenal , one of the top teams in the table and we had many chances.

Murray made no mention of the A's or baseball in his statement. I have started an extensive training program to further prepare myself for upcoming workouts and interviews. Billy Beane, Oakland's executive vice president of baseball operation, said talks are continuing with Murray, who may drop baseball to pursue an National Football League career.

While Murray will be participating in both the NFL Combine and NFL Draft despite already being selected by the Oakland Athletics in the 2018 MLB Draft, it remains to be seen as to where exactly the reigning Heisman Trophy victor will come off the board come late April.

This afternoon, Murray took to Twitter to announce his decision. The Oakland A's were willing to throw a few million his way, but pro football is just a better option if you can play quarterback. ESPN reported that Murray will return $1.29 million of the initial $1.5 million payment he received from the franchise and forfeit the final $3.16 million he would have received on March 1 entirely.

Technically, the Athletics will be able to retain the rights to Murray, in the event that he ever has a change of heart or is forced to alter his career path.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article