Kyler Murray faces tough decision because no option is bad

Kyler Murray faces tough decision because no option is bad

Kyler Murray faces tough decision because no option is bad

Kyler Murray, the Oklahoma football star and reigning Heisman Trophy victor, is one of the most intriguing 2019 NFL Draft prospects.

Despite a previous rumor that there "were rumblings" Murray would play both baseball and football next season, it's reportedly not going to happen.

While Scott Boras, Murray's agent, again said the outfield prospect has a deal with the A's, the two-sport athlete has until Monday to truly decide his National Football League draft status. Murray, who already has a contract with the MLB's Oakland Athletics, has been a topic of debate as a two-sport star.

Per the Chronicle, Murray's decision to enter the National Football League draft does not guarantee that he will reject his $4.66 mililion deal with the A's outright. However, even if they aren't his biggest fans, Murray's potential addition to the draft could affect the Jags in other ways.

Murray, an outfielder on the diamond, is due to report to spring training in Arizona on February 15 - nearly two weeks before the NFL's scouting combine takes place. While declaring doesn't guarantee Murray will play baseball instead of football, but it certainly increases that chance.

A source also told The Chronicle that "should Murray stick with his original intent to play baseball, he has been invited to A's big-league camp this spring".

Murray was a first-round draft pick in the 2019 MLB Draft by the Oakland A's.

Murray is at the top of the list for a bunch of teams, especially for a team that has the #1 pick, in which the Arizona Cardinals now have. As the final pick of the round, Jackson received a slotted deal that included a signing bonus of $4.97 million, $7.5 million guaranteed and a four-year value of $9.5 million.

Murray was the Heisman Trophy victor after signing a contract with the Athletics in June that allowed him to play for the Sooners for one final season.

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