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Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray Has Finally Decided If It's Baseball or Football...
© Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
It's been a hot discussion for a while now whether Oklahoma QB and Heisman Trophy winner, Kyler Murray, will play baseball or football. He announced his decision today...
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Murray was drafted by the Oakland A's prior to winning the Heisman.
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Chasin Tail64 months
Bad decision. Will be a bust.
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Drizzt64 months
Awful decision. Unless he ends up being a 10 year NFL quarterback this is as not smart financially.
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AustinKnight64 months
Well u know what bro ? He gets to make this choice and if u know anything about life money is not what makes u happy
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FlyinTiger9364 months
Does part of his training include hanging upside down holding barbells, to stretch his 5’8” frame?
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Probably had something to do with proving the doubters wrong. Also, probably realized baseball is no substitute for the excitement and thrill of playing football.
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SECdragonmaster64 months
Good decision. If he has the ability to be a MLB player, he can do that now or in 4 years. It wont effect his career. If he is good enough to start in the NFL, its a way better gig. (prestige and endorsements).
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UAinSOUTHAL64 months
Dumb decision. You can make way way more money in the MLB if you are good. Also your body goes thru much less trama. Average career of a NFL QB is 7 years.
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pellietigersaint64 months
how can you speak to another person decision. He's passionate about his choice and by that, its the right one. life isnt about accumulating money. Props to kyler for following his heart.
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Fightin Okra64 months
Guess he can always do a Tebow and go back to baseball later
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atltiger648764 months
financially (at least long term) this is a HUGE mistake. But let's face it, baseball's pretty boring. He may just like football better. And coming off a Heisman Trophy season, maybe he's looking at a high draft pick and a big rookie contract. I really like this guy, so I'll be curious to see if he pans out, like Mayfield has so far.
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elposter64 months
"financially (at least long term) this is a HUGE mistake." Not sure why everyone is saying this like it's the absolute truth. If he goes in the first round he is looking at more in first contract guaranteed money than he was going to get from the A's on a first contract. From there in either sport his future earnings would depend on his future performance (he would have to play well enough just to get on the A's Major League team). At the high end there may be more guaranteed money to be had in a long major league baseball career, but in the short term 1st round NFL money is more lucrative, and if he is good enough the second NFL QB contract will be massive as well. Nobody can say for sure which decision was better financially for Murray.
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Jon Ham64 months
Wrong decision.
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DVinBR64 months
why play baseball when you are going to sit in the minor leagues even though drafted in the first round and get judged from there whether you actually get to the MLB or not, when you get drafted into the NFL in the first round you are immediately at the highest level and have a strong chance in being a day 1 starter
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LaBR464 months
Huuuge mistake
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Placebeaux64 months
Should have played baseball. More money, longer career and less chance of injuries that take away from your enjoyment of life.
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pellietigersaint64 months
life is not about money
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cas4t64 months
It’s not more money if you get stuck in AA.
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