August 28

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray says playing baseball is ‘still the plan’

first_img Related News “I feel like I can play in the NFL, but as far giving it up, as of now, yeah, that’s the plan,” Murray said (via NewsOK.com).Murray was selected by the A’s with the ninth overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft, but the team allowed him to return to Oklahoma to finish out his collegiate career as quarterback for the Sooners. His performance Friday (four total touchdowns, one interception and 364 passing yards) helped bolster his chances of becoming a Heisman candidate.He earned a $4.66 million signing bonus, but said last year he wasn’t completely sure if he would give up baseball to pursue an NFL career. As of now, he’s sticking with the A’s.If Murray decided to play both sports, he would be in elite company. Deion Sanders, Bo Jackson and Brian Jordan are among the athletes who have played both in the NFL and MLB. Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray strengthened his case to be a solid NFL draft pick with his high-tempo performance against West Virginia Saturday, but he said he plans to honor his commitment to his other love: baseball.Murray led No. 6 Oklahoma to a 59-53 win over the No. 13 Mountaineers Friday, but said he will give up football to play with the Athletics in Major League Baseball next year. Three takeaways from No. 6 Oklahoma’s thrilling win over No. 13 WVUlast_img

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