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SportA's Minor-League Affiliate Has Hilarious Reaction to Kyler Murray Choosing NFL

18:51  12 february  2019
18:51  12 february  2019 Source:   12up.com

Report: Several NFL execs believe Kyler Murray will be first-round pick

Report: Several NFL execs believe Kyler Murray will be first-round pick There are plenty of question marks surrounding Kyler Murray as an NFL quarterback, but the way scouts view him is not nearly as important as the way team executives feel about the former Oklahoma star. For that reason, Murray still has a great shot at being taken in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Jason Cole of FanSided spoke with six NFL executives who believe there’s a good chance Murray will be a first-round pick. However, he will obviously have to commit to playing football before any team invests that much in him. I talked to 6 NFL execs who think Kyler Murray is a possible first round pick.

Kyler Murray ’ s decision to pursue an NFL career certainly shook the sports world on Monday, but nobody more than the entire Oakland Athletics organization. The decision will have particularly clear ramifications for Oakland’ s minor league affiliates , including the Single-A Vermont Lake Monsters.

Kyler Murray is sticking with football . The Heisman-winner from Oklahoma announced his decision on Monday with a statement, ending speculation as to " Football has been my love and passion my entire life. I was raised to play QB, and I very much look forward to dedicating 100% of myself to being

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​Kyler Murray finally made the decision regarding his future, ​opting to play in the NFL rather than pursue a career in baseball. The Athletics will ​recoup most of their signing bonus back from Murray, but will not be compensated with a draft pick.

The team's minor league affiliates, the Vermont Lake Monsters, took to Twitter to show their displeasure over Murray's decision, posting a hilarious tweet.

​​The team brought out some Taylor Swift lyrics in order to show their remorse over losing out on Murray, saying, "He's the reason for the teardrops on my guitar."

A’s still unsure if Kyler Murray will report to training camp

A’s still unsure if Kyler Murray will report to training camp Position players are scheduled to report to training camp on Friday with the Oakland A’s , and the team is still uncertain if first-round pick Kyler Murray will be among them. According to Carrie Muskat of The Associated Press, Murray has a locker and a No. 73 jersey waiting for him at Oakland’s facility. However, the A’s do not know if Murray intends to report to camp later this week, and general manager David Frost said Sunday that team executives have been in contact with the former Oklahoma star’s family.

However, Murray had a brilliant college football season in 2018, passing for 4,361 yards and 42 touchdowns for Oklahoma. “I am firmly and fully committing my life and time to becoming an NFL quarterback,” Murray tweeted on Monday. Kyler Murray was seen as a future star by the A ’ s .

Murray was the ninth overall pick in last June' s baseball amateur draft, and the outfielder agreed to a minor league contract with Oakland for a .66 "I am firmly and fully committing my life and time to becoming an NFL quarterback," Murray tweeted Monday. " Football has been my love and passion

Murray is projected to be a first-round pick in the upcoming ​NFL Draft and the 2018 Heisman winner is one of the most coveted players in the entire pool.

Murray has been touted as a 'Russell Wilson 2.0' type player. If he can adapt to the NFL at the same rate which Wilson did, then Murray could be in for a highly successful career in the league.

Unfortunately for the Athletics, they'll have to watch their first-round pick play football on weekends for the foreseeable future, as Murray has put his MLB dreams on hold, likely for good.

Bob Stoops, Lincoln Riley dispel rumors about Kyler Murray’s father.
Both Bob Stoops and Lincoln Riley went on Twitter Tuesday to dispel some negative rumors about Kyler Murray’s father. Beginning earlier this month, there was a report saying NFL personnel had concerns about Murray’s father, even comparing him to LaVar Ball. 

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