Kyler Murray is fully dedicated to the NFL, the former Oklahoma quarterback declared on Monday. He was the No. 9 over-all draft select by the Oakland Athletics, and some wondered whether he was dedicated to playing baseball or football.
Murray declared by way of Twitter on Monday that he is “firmly and fully” committing his lifetime to develop into an NFL quarterback.
Murray presently declared that he would acquire aspect in the NFL Scouting Mix afterwards this month. The San Francisco 49ers aren’t in the marketplace for a quarterback, specially not with the No. 2 over-all select. They have Jimmy Garoppolo and seemingly observed a capable backup in Nick Mullens. Then there is former 3rd-spherical draft select C.J. Beathard, far too. Other teams, even so, are on the lookout for a franchise sign-caller.
How Murray performs for the duration of the annual analysis procedure could transfer him up on several draft boards. That would be good for the 49ers, who may be on the lookout to trade down if a team like the New York Giants, Jacksonville Jaguars, or Denver Broncos develop into eager sufficient to transfer up for a quarterback. An remarkable merge performance out of Murray would give San Francisco extra alternatives.
Oklahoma’s web site lists Murray at 5-foot-10. Is that exact? He was also clocked at jogging approximately 45 yards in 4.44 seconds in opposition to Texas. Murray accomplished 69 percent of his passes for 4,361 with 42 touchdowns in contrast to 7 interceptions for the Sooners this previous season.
H/t to Patrick Tulini for the discover.