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SportCardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury says team isn't planning to draft Kyler Murray

23:40  12 february  2019
23:40  12 february  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Adam Schefter says the door is open for Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury to draft Kyler Murray No. 1 overall and trading away Josh Rosen. After his team lost to Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal, Murray was mum about his future. Several former MLB draft picks ultimately chose

Kliff Timothy Kingsbury (born August 9, 1979) is the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). During his playing career

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Josh Rosen is Kliff Kingsbury's quarterback.

After the Cardinals' new head coach took the job with Arizona and his team earned the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, people started to wonder if Kingsbury would select quarterback Kyler Murray. Kingsbury dispelled that notion Tuesday.

"Josh (Rosen) is our guy," Kingsbury told the Cardinals' website.

When Kingsbury first accepted the job in Arizona, a clip started to make the rounds with Kingsbury being very complementary of then-Oklahoma quarterback Murray.

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Kingsbury , of course, recently was named the new head coach of the Arizona Cardinals , who just happen to hold the first pick in the NFL draft . The 49ers and the Raiders hold the second and fourth overall picks, respectively, so if Murray were to go at the very top of the draft , that could make

Kliff Kingsbury once said he’d draft Kyler Murray No. 1 overall. Good news, Kliff ! Kingsbury ’s Cardinals own the top pick at the 2019 NFL Draft . Back in October, Kliff Kingsbury was just a struggling head coach at Texas Tech, preparing for what promised to be a shootout with eventual Big

“I’d take him with the first pick in the draft, if I could,” Kingsbury said at the time, via KLBK in Lubbock, Texas. “I know he’s signed up to play baseball, but he’s a dominant football player. I would take him with the first pick.”

Murray then began to contemplate going to the NFL instead of playing baseball, one year after he was taken in the first round by the Athletics. Projections started placing him in the first round, and in some cases, near the top of the draft.

Questions swirled around Kingsbury as people wondered whether he would take Murray with the No. 1 pick, like he said he would if he had the opportunity.

The conversation only escalated Monday when Murray officially declared he was going to play football and forgo his contract with the A's.

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Arizona Cardinals ' Kliff Kingsbury addresses comments about drafting Kyler Murray . A little over a month ago, Kliff Kingsbury said he’d take Kyler Murray with the first overall pick if he could. New Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury on Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray , back in October: " Kyler is a freak Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks, general managerSteve Keim and team president

Kyler Murray is reportedly declaring for the NFL Draft , and that development understandably set off a chain of It started innocuously enough when then-Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury said this back in So yeah, funny story. The Arizona Cardinals hired Kingsbury this week and, as it turns out, the

Murray is favored by BetOnline to be taken by the Dolphins with the 13th pick. The Cardinals have the second best odds at plus-500.

Rosen went 3-10 as the Cardinals starter last season, completing 55.2 percent of his passes for 2,278 yards with 11 touchdowns and 14 interceptions.

Kyler Murray commits to focusing on NFL over MLB.
Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray intends to focus on becoming an NFL quarterback, not joining the Oakland Athletics in spring training.

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