Twin risk Kyler Murray is committing himself to specializing in the NFL over the MLB, the Heisman Trophy winner confirmed on Monday.
Murray was the Oakland Athletics’ first-round choose within the 2018 MLB Draft however was permitted to return to the Oklahoma Sooners to finish his senior season with the soccer group.
The quarterback went on to finish 260 of 377 passes for four,361 yards and 42 touchdowns with solely seven interceptions and rushed 140 instances for an additional 1,001 yards and 12 touchdowns, making him one of many prime prospects in his place within the 2019 NFL Draft.
Murray was attributable to report back to spring coaching with the Athletics this week, however he has now made his intentions clear.
“Shifting ahead, I’m firmly committing my life and time to changing into an NFL quarterback,” Murray posted on Twitter.
“Soccer has been my love and fervour my total life. I used to be raised to play QB, and I very a lot sit up for dedicating 100 per cent of myself to being the very best QB potential and profitable NFL championships.”
— Kyler Murray (@TheKylerMurray) February 11, 2019
Murray will get an opportunity to exhibit his expertise on the NFL mix from February 26 till March four in Indianapolis and in subsequent exercises for NFL expertise evaluators forward of the 2019 NFL Draft between April 25 and 27 in Nashville.
“I’ve began an intensive program to additional put together myself for the upcoming NFL exercises and interviews,” Murray stated.
“I eagerly await the chance to proceed to show to NFL determination makers that I’m the franchise QB on this draft.”