Sooners quarterback, A's prospect Kyler Murray declares for National Football League draft

Sooners quarterback, A's prospect Kyler Murray declares for National Football League draft

He agreed to a signing bonus worth more than $4.6 million.

He is projected to be a high first-round pick in the NFL Draft, in spite of his diminutive frame. Oakland A's position players report to spring training on February 18, so the A's have until then to try to win over Murray.

After saying Murray won't be able to play both sports because of the demands of the quarterback position, the man known as Prime Time, who was a star in the National Football League and MLB, went on to explain why the young phenom should play baseball exclusively.

For Oklahoma's baseball squad, Murray batted.296 with 10 home runs and 47 runs batted in with 13 doubles and 28 walks. The star QB is technically already a member of the Oakland Athletics of the Major League Baseball, but it seems as though the player would rather play football right now. If that is the case, here are the five teams that should draft Murray this year. Eli Manning said publicly that he would not play for the Chargers if they drafted him with the No. 1 pick of the 2004 draft, which forced the Chargers to trade him to the Giants in a swap that netted San Diego Philip Rivers and three draft picks. That means he is about three inches shorter than fellow Oklahoma Sooner and Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield, who came from the same system as Murray and ended up being the No. 1 overall pick in last year's draft.

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Representatives from the A's, including general manager Billy Beane, met with Murray on Sunday night to discuss Murray's baseball future.

Meaning, Murray might be on the board for the Bengals at 11th overall in the first round.

What isn't? Murray is likely a first-round prospect because of a weak-looking quarterback class. Sign up for The MMQB's Morning Huddle.

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