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Report: A’s expect Kyler Murray to enter NFL draft

News Summed Up 2019-01-10 05:30:00

[Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray wins Heisman Trophy]According to a report Wednesday by the San Francisco Chronicle, multiple sources have claimed that the A’s “expect” Murray to declare Sunday for the NFL draft. His reported interest in entering the NFL draft could be an indication that he has learned of reciprocal enthusiasm by teams in that league for his talents. A couple of weeks after that comes the NFL draft combine, in which the Sooners star would have great incentive to participate, as he could possibly cement his early-round status with a strong showing. — Eric Galko (@EricGalko) January 10, 2019If he does choose football, Murray would have to forfeit most if not all of his signing bonus from the A’s, reportedly nearly $5 million. ESPN reported Wednesday that sources told the website’s Jeff Passan that the A’s still expect Murray to report for spring training.