Kyler Murray, a two-sport athlete and Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback was a first-round draft pick by the Oakland Athletics in 2018, for which he received a $4.66 million signing bonus, but he announced on Monday that he is officially committing to football over baseball. Major League Baseball position players are scheduled to report for spring training on Friday, but analysts like The Ringer's Michael Baumann said it was more "financially prudent" for him to join the National Football League, where he'll be on a faster track to stardom and a major contract. "Moving forward, I am firmly and fully committing my life and time to becoming an NFL quarterback," Murray wrote on Twitter.

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