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Kyler Murray's decision to play football is worrisome for MLB

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Feb 11, 2019 1:26 PM 2+ mon ago

MLB Couldnt Stop Kyler Murray From Playing Football, But His Decision Is Cause for Worry

If you're surprised by Kyler Murray's decision to pick football over baseball, you shouldn't be. On Monday afternoon, the Oklahoma product announced on Twitter that he was "firmly and fully committing my life and time to becoming an NFL quarterback." The move ends a saga that started last June, when the Athletics picked No. 9 in the MLB draft, and ramped up as Murray put together a Heisman Trophy-winning season as the Sooners' quarterback. After Oklahoma lost to Alabama in the Orange Bowl, Murray subsequently declared for the NFL draft while both the A's and MLB tried frantically to keep him on the baseball path.

In the end, they failed at that goal, but it's easy to understand why. If Kyler Murray truly in his heart wanted to play professional football instead of professional baseball, then nothing Oakland or Rob Manfred ...

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Oklahoma Quarterback Kyler Murray Still Plans to Stop Playing Football for MLB

Oklahoma Quarterback Kyler Murray Still Plans to Stop Playing Football for MLB

si.com     4+ mon ago

When Kyler Murray was selected with the No. 9 pick in June's MLB draft by the Oakland A's, he said his plan was to play one more season of football with Oklahoma before leaving the...

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sports.yahoo.com     3+ mon ago

MLB, Oakland making plays to keep Kyler Murray playing baseball, not football JP Finlay ...

Could Kyler Murray be re-thinking his decision to drop football for an MLB career?

sports.yahoo.com     4+ mon ago

Even with the seemingly impossible-to-fill shoes of Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray has taken the college football world by storm. Murray currently leads the country with a 205.7 pa...

Decision time for Kyler Murray: Football, baseball or both?

Decision time for Kyler Murray: Football, baseball or both?

denverpost.com     3+ mon ago

3. Arapahoe High School teacher accused of sexually assaulting 16-year-old student MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Kyler Murray had it all working: pinpoint throws, speedy feet and unflapp...

MLB HOFer endorses Kyler Murray?s decision to play baseball

msn.com     4+ mon ago

As someone who was drafted into MLB, the NFL and the NBA, Dave Winfield can relate to what Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is going through. "It's pretty intelligent to play baseball," Winfield sai...

NFL or MLB? Kyler Murray is undecided

NFL or MLB? Kyler Murray is undecided

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com     4+ mon ago

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is heading to New York this weekend for the Heisman Trophy presentation, and then he's heading to the College Football Playoff. But whether he eve...

Should A?s worry Oklahoma?s Kyler Murray will choose football?

Should A?s worry Oklahoma?s Kyler Murray will choose football?

mercurynews.com     4+ mon ago

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Kyler Murray is calling his shot

Kyler Murray is calling his shot

washingtontimes.com     3+ mon ago

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Adrian Beltre on Kyler Murray Playing in NFL and MLB: 'Why Not?'

bleacherreport.com     3+ mon ago

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MLB or NFL? Inside the toughest decision Kyler Murray will ever make

MLB or NFL? Inside the toughest decision Kyler Murray will ever make

espn.com     3+ mon ago

By the time Kyler Murray makes his decision, he'll have won again. Because this is his choice, his destiny, his free will. There may be pressure, but that's fine. As spring trainin...

Kyler Murray Picks NFL over MLB

Kyler Murray Picks NFL over MLB

breitbart.com     2+ mon ago

11 Feb 2019 Feb. 11 (UPI) Uber athletic Oklahoma Sooners star Kyler Murray has made his decision between the National Football League and Major League Baseball. ...

Kyler Murray Wanted Football More Than Baseball Wanted Kyler Murray

deadspin.com     2+ mon ago

Kyler Murray Wanted Football More Than Baseball Wanted Kyler Murray Photo: Michael Reaves (Getty) Outraged by ...

MLB twitter account weighs in on Kyler Murray, baseball versus football

sports.yahoo.com     3+ mon ago

The Heisman Trophy winning Oklahoma quarterback -- who is also the 2018 first-round draft pick of the Oakland A's -- is set to take on heavily favored Alabama in the Orange Bowl with a berth in the Na...

MLB twitter account weighs in on Kyler Murray, baseball versus football

nbcsports.com     3+ mon ago

The Heisman Trophy winning Oklahoma quarterback -- who is also the 2018 first-round draft pick of the Oakland A's -- is set to take on heavily favored Alabama in the Orange Bowl with a berth in the Na...

Kyler Murray Should Follow His Heart?and Play Football

Kyler Murray Should Follow His Heart?and Play Football

si.com     3+ mon ago

Kyler Murray's professional athletic future may be the hottest discussion topic in sports right now. If the Heisman Trophy winner chooses to play football--he declared for the NFL ...

Kyler Murray NFL draft decision: Comparing money in baseball and football

sports.yahoo.com     3+ mon ago

Kyler Murray NFL draft decision: Comparing money in baseball, football originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Compensation surely is another factor Kyler Murray must be wrestling with as he deci...

Kyler Murray Wants to Keep Playing Both Football and Baseball If Possible

Kyler Murray Wants to Keep Playing Both Football and Baseball 'If Possible'

si.com     4+ mon ago

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray would like to play both football and baseball professionally "if possible," he told reporters at a pre-Heisman media availability on Friday. "I'd...

Kyler Murray Wants to Keep Playing Both Football and Baseball 'If Possible'

sports.yahoo.com     4+ mon ago

Kyler Murray Wants to Keep Playing Both Football and Baseball 'If Possible' Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray would like to play both football and baseball professionally "if possible," he told repor...

Opinion: Kyler Murray is smart to pick NFL over MLB

bleacherreport.com     3+ mon ago

Murray was drafted into Major League Baseball in June by the Oakland Athletics, who selected him as an outfielder with the No. 9 pick and promptly signed him to a $4.7 million bonus. Since then, the ...

Bo Jackson Provides His Perspective On Kyler Murray?s Decision

Bo Jackson Provides His Perspective On Kyler Murray?s Decision

nesn.com     2+ mon ago

Kyler Murray is a near unprecedented kind of athlete. The two-sport product has the chance to become a top-10 draft pick in two different professional leagu...

Kyler Murray makes decision on whether he will play football or baseball

Kyler Murray makes decision on whether he will play football or baseball

foxnews.com     2+ mon ago

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray speaks during an NCAA college football media day on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Alabama plays Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl on D...

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray says playing baseball is still the plan

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray says playing baseball is 'still the plan'

sportingnews.com     4+ mon ago

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray says playing baseball is 'still the plan' Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray strengthened his case to be a solid NFL draft pick with his high-tempo perform...

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray says playing baseball is 'still the plan'

msn.com     4+ mon ago

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray says playing baseball is 'still the plan' Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray strengthened his case to be a solid NFL draft pick with his high-tempo performance against West Vi...

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is off to MLB after this season

espn.com     8+ mon ago

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley hinted Friday that quarterback Kyler Murray, a two-sport star who was a first-round draft pick of the Oakland Athletics in June, might play football for the Sooners beyond...

Kyler Murray Too ?Immature Mentally? For Baseball, MLB Scout Believes

Kyler Murray Too ?Immature Mentally? For Baseball, MLB Scout Believes

nesn.com     3+ mon ago

Kyler Murray Too `Immature Mentally' For Baseball, MLB Scout Believes While the sports world awaits Kyler Murray's big decision, one baseball observer already has made up his mind...

Is Kyler Murray wavering on choosing MLB over NFL?

Is Kyler Murray wavering on choosing MLB over NFL?

sportingnews.com     4+ mon ago

Kyler Murray will honor commitment to MLB, agent Scott Boras says firmly Kirstie Chiappelli Omnisport @kchiappelli Kyler Murray has a big decision to make in the next month. His...

Scott Boras acknowledges Kyler Murray may have decision to make: Football or baseball

usatoday.com     4+ mon ago

Scott Boras acknowledges Kyler Murray may have decision to make: Football or baseball Scott Boras expects Kyler Murray to show up for spring training as an ex-football player, but he realizes his cli...

Scott Boras acknowledges Kyler Murray may have decision to make: Football or baseball

msn.com     4+ mon ago

Scott Boras acknowledges Kyler Murray may have decision to make: Football or baseball Well, things can change when that one season ends up as a Heisman Trophy-winning campaign. And Boras, while insi...

Football or baseball, Kyler Murray will ultimately choose his own path

sports.yahoo.com     3+ mon ago

Kyler Murray, the first-round draft pick of the Oakland A's in June and the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback in December, on Monday declared for the NFL draft, a procedural decision that also hinted...

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