Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray has formally declared for the NFL Draft, a transfer that had been anticipated contemplating he has an opportunity to be a primary spherical choice. If that's certainly the case, he'll be the primary athlete ever picked in Round 1 of the MLB and NFL drafts.

Murray, the 2018 Heisman Trophy winner, was chosen ninth total by the Oakland Athletics within the 2018 MLB Draft however he has knowledgeable the staff he will likely be pursuing a profession within the NFL as a substitute, based on ESPN's Adam Schefter.

In his first season as QB for the Sooners this 12 months, Murray handed for four,361 yards and 42 touchdowns and ran for an additional 1,001 yards and 12 TDs whereas main OU to the College Football Playoff semifinal. While he has entered his title into the NFL Draft, he nonetheless has 72 hours to withdraw if the Athletics make him a suggestion he cannot refuse.