Oklahoma QB Murray's 2-sport persistence pays off
December 5, 2018
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's Kyler Murray pulled off an impressive triple play during a brutal 30-hour stretch in April.
On a Friday night, he played center field for the Sooners' baseball team. The next day, he played quarterback in the football team's spring game. After that, he played another baseball game Saturday night.
It was a mental and physical grind for Murray, but his dedication to both sports has paid off. Two months later, the Oakland A's selected him in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft. He chose to continue playing football , and after posting one of the...