The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Crimson and Cream Machine
The former No. 9 overall pick of the Oakland A’s has picked football over baseball.
Eight months after being selected No. 9 overall by the Oakland Athletics, Oklahoma Sooners quarterback and 2018 Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray has announced his decision to play professional football.
— Kyler Murray (@TheKylerMurray) February 11, 2019
Baseball was long considered the prudent path for Murray,