By Daniel Flores
Oklahoma Sooners Heisman winning quarterback Kyler Murray is a dual sport athlete. He played both football and baseball at the collegiate level.
He was drafted ninth overall by the Oakland A’s in the 2018 MLB draft but, continued to play football at Oklahoma. It was up in the air whether Murray would report to the A’s and play baseball or play football in the NFL.
Today Murray released a statement on his decision.
— Kyler Murray (@TheKylerMurray) February 11, 2019
If Murray is drafted in the first round of the NFL draft, he will become the first athlete ever drafted in the first round of the NFL and MLB.