Basically the most highly anticipated prospect of the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine obtained’t be operating the beefy gamut of drills.
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray advised scouts and personnel of several NFL groups that he doesn’t idea to throw on the mix on Saturday, sources advised NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
Rapoport added that Murray is a competitor who could perchance throw after seeing all people else attain it, however as of Wednesday night, Murray’s idea shouldn’t be to achieve grand.
As effectively as to not throwing, Murray has advised groups he doesn’t idea to eradicate part in any drills or testing on the mix either, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero added.
Medicals and interviews. That is it.
The shrimp signal-caller turned into as soon as measured on Thursday at 5-foot-10 1/8, 207 lbs. and 9.5-plug hands. He has already met with groups, including the Raiders.
Esteem most clubs who meet with the QB, Oakland wished to get definite the twin-sport Murray turned into as soon as entirely dedicated to football.
“Yeah, I deem him,” Raiders coach Jon Gruden advised reporters Thursday. “My dad drafted Bo Jackson. So, I requested him thrice, ‘Are you excessive?’ ‘Are you in fact?’ On yarn of no one idea Bo would play baseball succor in the day. A minimal of we did not, in Tampa.
“But it absolutely’s a aloof quandary. Obviously, the Oakland A’s drafted him. We’re with the Oakland Raiders. So, you are searching for to be definite the solutions you net is suitable.”
Murray has acknowledged twice throughout the last three weeks that he is dedicated to playing football. The Oklahoma broad name turned into as soon as drafted ninth overall by the MLB’s Athletics in the 2018 draft.
Or not it is not peculiar for a highly touted QB to not throw on the mix, opting as an various for a extra regimented and stylized verbalize at his pro day. As for Murray, he’ll seemingly eradicate part in Oklahoma’s pro day on March 13.
Murray is NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah’s No. 14 prospect of the 2019 class.