Kyler Murray is picking football over baseball

Dolphins rumors: Kyler Murray ‘would make a lot of sense’ for Miami

Kyler Murray, the 2018 Heisman victor, is choosing the National Football League over a professional baseball career.

Murray, the reigning Heisman Trophy Award victor and 2018 Major League Baseball first-round draft choice, announced Monday that he has made a decision to "firmly and fully" commit his "life and time to becoming an NFL quarterback".

Relating to the Patriots, they will always be interested in quarterbacks as long as Tom Brady is still on the roster since they need to find an eventual replacement.

It is believed Kyler Murray is a first-round talent, however where he is drafted in April has plenty to do with his size and measureables and which team is willing to draft him and use his skill set to their advantage.

The Broncos were undoubtedly interested in Mayfield last year, which has me wondering if they are going to show any interest in Kyler Murray this year.

Murray, after a record-setting season as the quarterback at Oklahoma, was listed among National Football League combine participants last week, but it wasn't immediately clear which sport he was going to pursue. After working out a deal in which he would play his final year of football at Oklahoma, Murray was supposed to then to focus on baseball. Football has been my love and passion my entire live. Oakland is now due a refund of $1.29 million of the bonus, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan, and Murray will forfeit the future $3.16 million payment. While there is a provision for a team to get an extra pick in the next draft if it fails to sign a player selected before the fourth round, there is no such provision for a player who signed and then decided not to play.

Murray was already slated to attend the NFL Scouting Combine at the end of February, where he'll be one of the most watched prospects.

"Things have certainly changed since the draft", Beane said. The dearth of high-level quarterback candidates in this draft doesn't hurt Murray for sure, and now, we'll have to see how this could impact the Cardinals - picking no. 1 overall - if at all. "To say somebody could or couldn't, I'm not here to say that".

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