Know About Kyler Murray; Age, Girlfriend, NFL, Stats, Contract, Salary

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Published Date: 14 Aug, 2019 Updated date: 06 Nov, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Well, the decision of Kyler Murray to focus on football is proved to be one of the best decision of his career. The Arizona Cardinals quarterback is doing well in NFL and is favourite to win the Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award.

Kyler Murray is an American football quarterback, who currently plays for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Texas A&M Aggies and Oklahoma Sooners.

Kyler Murray Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight

Kyler Cole Murray was born on 7 August 1997 to parents Kevin Murray and Missy Murray. He grew up with a brother Kevin Murray, Jr., and a sister named Precious Murray in Bedford, Texas.

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Murray pursued his high school education at Allen High School in Allen, Texas. He then went to Texas A&M University to play college football and college baseball. He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 meters) and weighs 207 lbs (94 kg).

His Career; NFL, Stats

Kyler played college football for the Texas A&M Aggies for the 2015 season. Afterward, he got transferred to the University of Oklahoma to play for the Oklahoma Sooners football team. Initially, he signed a contract with the MLB team Oakland Athletics in 2018. But he later decided to pursue his NFL career.

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Kyler Murray joined the NFL team Arizona Cardinals in 2019 (Picture: Kyler’s Instagram)

The Arizona Cardinals drafted Murray in the first overall in the 2019 NFL Draft. He made his NFL debut on 9 August 2019 in the first preseason game against the Los Angeles Chargers, where he completed 6 of 7 passes for 44 yards.

In his rookie season, he had stats of 3,722 passing yards, 20 passing touchdowns, and 12 interceptions to go along with 544 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns on 93 carries. Meanwhile, he won the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award for his performance during the season at the NFL Honors on 1st February 2020.

Kyler Murray’s 2020 Season!

The 2020 season for Kyler started with a bang when he made 230 passing yards, one touchdown, an interception alongside 91 rushing yards when the team played against the San Francisco 49ers. The team secured a 24-20 victory. For the second consecutive week against the Washington Football Team, he passed for 286 yards, one passing touchdown, and one interception to go along with eight carries for 67 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns in the 30–15 victory.

Three weeks part, the player made 380 passing yards, 31 rushing yards, two total touchdowns, and one interception as the Cardinals won 30–10 against New York Jets. Because of his decisive play, he became the recipient of the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in Week 5 on 14 October 2020. Likewise, for his Week 7’s performance, he became the NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

Contract & Salary

Kyler signed a four-year $35,158,645 contract with the Arizona Cardinals in 2019. It includes a $23,500,000 signing bonus, and $35,035,000 guaranteed. His had an average annual salary of $8,789,661.

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In 2020, he will earn a base salary of $675,000 and a roster bonus of $1,508,120, while carrying a cap hit of $8,080,601 and a dead cap value of $28,766,165.

Who Is Kyler Murray’s Girlfriend In 2019?

Kyler seems to be secretive in his personal life as he has not flaunted his dating status yet. He is reportedly single as he as not opened about dating life and his girlfriend as of 2019.

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Kyler Murray shares a picture with his mother Missy Murray on mother’s day 2019 (Picture: Kyler’s Instagram)

The 23-year-old is actively involved in his profession rather than dating so far.

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Some Interesting Facts About Kyler Murray

  • His father Kevin, aged 56 is a former American football quarterback at Texas A&M University and now serves as a high school football coach.
  • Kyler also played baseball and was the first player to ever be selected for both the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game and Under Armour All-America Football Game.
  • Murray is a second-generation Korean American as his maternal grandmother was from South Korea.
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