Kyler Murray (born August 7, 1997) is an American collegiate football and baseball player, who plays for the Oklahoma Sooners. He beforehand played school football for the Texas A&M Aggies. He likewise played as an outfielder for the Oklahoma Sooners baseball team. He was the 2014 Gatorade Football Player of the Year. He was drafted with the ninth by and large choice in the 2018 MLB draft by the Oakland Athletics. He will play his last school football season with Oklahoma in 2018 preceding answering to Athletics spring preparing in 2019.
Secondary school vocation
Murray attended Allen High School in Allen, Texas. As a senior in 2014, he was the Gatorade Football Player of the Year. His group won three straight state titles and 43 diversions in succession. He missed one begin amid this streak and completed his vocation with an immaculate 42– 0 record as a beginning quarterback.
Murray was positioned by ESPN, Scout.com, and 247Sports as a five-star enlist and the best dual-risk quarterback in his class. In May 2014, he submitted to Texas A&M University to play college football and college baseball. He formally marked with them on February 4, 2015.
Murray likewise plays baseball and was viewed as one of the best prospects for the 2015 Major League Baseball draft. In secondary school, Murray was a shortstop and a second baseman. He was the main player to ever be chosen for both the Under Armor All-America Baseball Game and Under Armor All-America Football Game. Murray quit the MLB draft in the wake of choosing to go to Texas A&M. He was at first set to play as an infielder for the Texas A&M Aggies baseball team in the 2016 season until he reported his takeoff from Texas A&M on December 17, 2015.
Secondary school measurements
Year Team Pass Attempts Pass Completions Completion % Pass Yards Pass TDs INT Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush Avg Rush TDs
2012 Allen 249 153 61.4% 2,004 17 5 188 1,370 7.3 25
2013 Allen 325 207 63.7% 3,669 46 9 151 1,274 8.4 19
2014 Allen 433 278 64.2% 4,713 54 8 151 1,495 9.9 25
Total 1,007 638 63.4% 10,386 117 22 490 4,139 8.4 69
US college sports recruiting information for secondary school competitors
Name Hometown High school/college Height Weight 40‡ Commit date
QB Allen, Texas Allen HS 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 177 lb (80 kg) 4.5 May 28, 2014
Selecting star ratings: Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: ESPN:
By and large enlisting rankings: Scout: 9 (QB) Rivals: 5 (QB) ESPN: 1 (Dual-danger QB)
Note: In numerous cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may strife in their postings of height and weight.
In these cases, the normal was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.
“Texas A&M Football Commitments”. Rivals.com. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
“2015 Texas An and M College Football Recruiting Commits”. Scout.com. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
“ESPN”. ESPN.com. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
“Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings”. Scout.com. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
“2015 Team Ranking”. Rivals.com. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
Texas A&M (2015)
2015 Texas A&M Aggies football group
As a genuine green bean in 2015, Murray contended with Kyle Allen before the season for the beginning quarterback position. Allen would win the activity with Murray showing up in amusements as a reinforcement (fundamentally on plays including the wildcat formation). After the group lost two straight diversions in October, the opposition was opened again preceding the South Carolina game, and Murray won the beginning quarterback position.[ In his first begin, Murray tossed for 223 yards and scrambled for 156 yards with a passing touchdown and a surging touchdown, making him and Cam Newton the only SEC quarterbacks in the previous 20 years to increase more than 100 yards passing and hurrying, including a passing touchdown and a hurrying touchdown in their first profession start. On December 24, 2015, Murray declared that he was exchanging to University of Oklahoma. He sat out the 2016 season for every NCAA exchange rules.
2017 Oklahoma Sooners football group
In the 2017 season, Murray was a reinforcement quarterback to Baker Mayfield. He got the chance to play in a few amusements in help of Mayfield. He made his season make a big appearance in the season opener against UTEP. In the 56– 7 triumph, he came into the amusement in the second half and completed 10-of-11 for 149 yards and a touchdown. Two weeks after the fact, against Tulane, he hit every one of the three pass endeavors for 103 yards and a touchdown. On November 25, against West Virginia, he began the diversion after Mayfield needed to sit out a portion of the amusement because of disciplinary activities in the past amusement against Kansas. In the diversion, he hit both pass endeavors for 52 add up to yards and a touchdown while contributing 80 hurrying yards on three conveys.
Murray played for the Oklahoma Sooners baseball team in 2017 as a left defender. He had a .122 batting average and six runs batted in (RBIs) in 27 games. In 2018, playing as a centerfielder, Murray batted .296 with 10 home runs, 47 RBIs, and 10 stolen bases.
In spite of Murray’s accounted for expectation to proceed with his football career, the Oakland Athletics selected Murray with the ninth in general determination of the 2018 MLB draft.He marked an agreement with the Athletics which incorporates a $4.66 million marking bonus. Murray will play one more period of football yet renounce his senior season. He will, rather, answer to spring preparing in 2019 to start his expert baseball vocation.
School football insights
Texas A&M Aggies
Year Team Pass Attempts Pass Completions Completion % Pass Yards Pass TDs INT Passer Rating Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush Avg Rush TDs
2015 Texas A&M 121 72 59.5% 686 5 7 109.2 53 335 6.3 1
2016 Oklahoma – – – – – – – – – – –
2017 Oklahoma 21 18 85.7% 359 3 0 276.5 14 142 10.1 0
Total 142 90 63.4% 1045 8 7 133.9 67 477 7.1 1
Murray’s father, Kevin Murray, was a quarterback at Texas A&M from 1983 to 1986. Likewise, his uncle, Calvin, is a previous expert baseball player for the San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, and Chicago Cubs.