‘I was raised to play QB’: Kyler Murray chooses NFL over baseball

Kyler Murray announced on Monday that he would be pursuing an NFL career. Murray had already been drafted by the Oakland Athletics, but will instead be sticking with football after his Heisman-winning season at Oklahoma. ESPN’s Todd McShay currently has Murray projected as a first-round draft pick. 

Kyler Murray is sticking with football.

The Heisman-winner from Oklahoma announced his decision on Monday with a statement, ending speculation as to whether he would choose to pursue football or baseball professionally.

“Moving forward, I am firmly and fully committing my life to becoming an NFL quarterback,” Murray said.

He continued:

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