MLB over NFL ‘nonetheless the plan’ for Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray



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27 Nov 2018, 02:01 IST
Kyler Murray

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray plans to honour his dedication to baseball and the Oakland Athletics regardless of persevering with to excel on this planet of faculty soccer.

Murray strengthened his case to be a stable NFL draft choose with a high-octane efficiency in opposition to West Virginia on Friday. He led Oklahoma to a 59-53 win by scoring 4 complete touchdowns and throwing for 364 yards.

Together with Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, Murray is seen as a number one contender for the celebrated Heisman Trophy. Nevertheless, he nonetheless plans to finish his profession within the sport to play for the Oakland Athletics in MLB subsequent yr.

Murray was chosen by the A’s with the ninth general choose within the draft however Oakland allowed him to return to Oklahoma to complete his collegiate profession as quarterback for the Sooners.

“I really feel like I can play within the NFL, however as far giving it up, as of now, yeah, that is the plan,” Murray mentioned.

If Murray determined to play each sports activities, he could be in elite firm. Deion Sanders, Bo Jackson and Brian Jordan are among the many athletes who’ve performed each within the NFL and MLB.

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