Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray speaks during an NCAA college football media day on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Alabama plays Oklahoma in a Orange Bowl on Dec. 29.
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Two-sport star Kyler Murray on Monday announced that of his passions he will pursue. For now.
Murray, who was drafted by a Oakland Athletics in a summer, announced on amicable media he was going to hang with football over ball as MLB open training opens adult and a NFL breeze lurks dual months away.
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“Moving forward, we am resolutely and entirely committing my life and time to turn an NFL quarterback,” he tweeted. “Football has been my adore and passion my whole life. we was lifted to play QB and we really most demeanour brazen to dedicating 100% of myself to being a best QB probable and winning NFL Championships.”
Murray combined that he’s already started an “extensive training program” to ready for a arriving NFL scouting combine.
The Heisman Trophy leader has been pushed toward football after an implausible youth deteriorate in that he threw for 4,361 flitting yards and 42 touchdowns for Oklahoma. He led a Sooners to a College Football Playoff semifinals.
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Murray is approaching to be high on many teams’ breeze boards.
The A’s, however, keep Murray’s MLB rights, and there are scenarios in that he could retreat himself and find to play for Oakland.