NFL Draft 2019: Cardinals select Kyler Murray with No. 1 pick

first_imgKards got Kyler. #CardsDraft📝:— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) April 26, 2019Murray had long been anticipated to be the top selection since he opted to pursue a career in football despite being selected by the Athletics with the ninth overall pick of the 2018 MLB Draft. Oklahoma’s former No. 1 has gone No. 1.The Cardinals on Thursday selected Kyler Murray with the first overall pick of the 2019 NFL Draft. The move makes him the only player ever to be a first-round selection in both the NFL and MLB drafts.The Sooners also become the first team to have back-to-back No. 1 picks at the same position after the Browns took Baker Mayfield first overall in 2018.With the first pick in the 2019 #NFLDraft, the @AZCardinals select… @TheKylerMurray!#OUDNA |— Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) April 26, 2019BACK TO BACK!!!!! CONGRATS K1!!!! Well deserved my brotha!!! @TheKylerMurray— Baker Mayfield (@bakermayfield) April 26, 2019Murray, 21, led Oklahoma to a 12-2 record as he threw for 4,361 yards with 42 touchdowns and seven interceptions in 2018. He also ran for 1,001 yards and capped off his final collegiate season by beating out Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Ohio State signal-caller Dwayne Haskins to win the Heisman Trophy.last_img

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