Giants select QB Kyler Murray in latest CBS Sports Mock Draft

Kyler Murray: Eyeing the Heisman Trophy winner’s possible fit with Denver

A 236-yard and three-touchdown production in the 2018 TaxSlayer Gator Bowl pushed Trayveon Williams to become the program's third leading overall rusher of all time, and put him at 1,760 yards this season for a new single-season rushing record.

Well, this season at Oklahoma, Kyler Murray had an even better season than Mayfield did past year - in the same offense and with largely the same personnel.

The 2018 Heisman Trophy victor took to twitter today to announce that he has chosen the gridiron over the diamond.

Murray formally entering his name into the draft was an expected outcome, and it's one that doesn't close the door on a potential baseball career.

He won the Heisman Trophy, awarded to the best college football player in America. The A's are allowed to give Murray a big league deal, which could sway him to baseball, but at this point they'll have to meet his fiscal demands if they want any chance of keeping their top draft pick. Despite entering the NFL draft, Murray could still elect to play baseball professionally instead of football.

This is a football pedigree that - coupled with a risky dual-threat style that makes him inherently harder to defend - turns him into a no-brainer first-round NFL talent. Coming in at under 5-foot-10, he's certainly not your prototypical quarterback.

My guess is that Murray has been intoxicated by the Heisman hoopla and the prospect of getting a five time bigger bonus than he received in baseball, with a guarantee that he will be competing for a starting National Football League job.

Then, Murray did less than an hour later vis his Twitter account. All eyes will be on Kyler Murray as he gets measured at the NFL Scouting Combine in February.

GREENE: So you say baseball - not off the table.

Where exactly he'll be drafted remains to be seen.

The head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, Kliff Kingsbury, who has the luxury of the first pick in April, will probably be rubbing his hands in glee.

"And so the immediate money in football is more guaranteed at this position". Still, the $4.8 million deal he signed from the A's remained quite alluring and given his height there will undoubtedly be questions from teams about whether he can play quarterback in the NFL.

It will be an interesting situation to monitor, no matter what he decides.

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