Kyler Murray is the recent addition to the National Football League(NFL) of America. He plays in the position of quarterback. He is ready to debut his first NFL game. The first game he is going t play as an NFL player is on Saturday Night on 7 September 2019.
Apart from playing football, Kyler also used to play baseball in his college. That is why people recognize him as a football and a baseball player.
Kyler has a good height, to be honest. He is 1.78 m (5 feet and 10 inches) in height which makes him quite tall. This height could have been a problem for Murray for his selection in the football game. Some people even expected that his height could be lesser than that.
Moreover, the height of Murray is one of the reasons people wanted him to focus on baseball instead of football.
For a normal person with a height of 5.10 feet, a weight of 94 kg (207 lbs) can be too much. However, in a game like American Football, the players require to have a giant body.
Thus, Kyler’s height and weight completely balance each other.
This 22-year-old footballer is at the starting days of his professional career. After some remarkable performances in college footballs, Arizona Cardinals signed him in April 2019.
Murray signed the four-year contract of $35 Million with Cardinals. This includes a signing bonus salary of $23 Million.
So Kyler Murray net worth is above $10 million dollars. Well, Might just be a boy, but, due to his performance, we can predict that he will reach heights in no time.
And, no wonder, this young boy is going to earn more money and respect in the days to come if he continues his dedication and hard work.
Kyler was born on August 7, 1997, in Bedford, Texas. He grew up in a family of sportspersons. His father Kevin Murray was also a football player in Texas A & M during his young age. Moreover, his uncle was also a professional baseball player.
He went to Allen High school and played football there. He was one of the best players in his team. And his team also won over 40 matches and remarkably, 3 state championships.
In the year 2015, he played for the Texas A &M as a starting quarterback and gave a marvelous performance.
Later when he took the transfer to the University of Oklahoma at the starting of 2016, he had to miss playing football from the university team for a year because of the rules. Thereafter, in 2017, he got the chance in the college team as a backup of Baker Mayfield. He played marvelously well even there as well.
Similarly, in 2018, he played as a starting quarterback for Oklahoma’s college team, Oklahoma Sooners. He, with his awesome performance, won the Heisman Trophy for being the “best college football player”. This made him even more choosable and finally was chosen for NFL by Arizona Carnivals in April 2019.
The moment Kyler Murray found out he was being drafted as the No. 1 pick of the #NFLDraft 👏
Posted by NFL on ESPN on Thursday, April 25, 2019
I”n addition to this he has also played a number of college baseball games.
Yes, he is. He even had to face the backlash from people for the homophobic post he made on Twitter when he was 14/15 years old. Later in 2018, he apologized for the past tweet through another tweet.
I apologize for the tweets that have come to light tonight from when I was 14 and 15. I used a poor choice of word that doesn’t reflect who I am or what I believe. I did not intend to single out any individual or group.
— Kyler Murray (@K1) December 9, 2018
He is also on Instagram. His personal Instagram account is verified with over 750,000 followers.