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.
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.
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 the first season, he had stats of throwing for 4,361 yards, rushing for 1,001 yards and scoring 54 total touchdowns.
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.
In 2019, he will earn a base salary of $495,000 and a signing bonus of $23,589,924. Moreover, with carrying a cap hit of $6,392,481 and a dead cap value of $35,158,646.
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.
Kyler Murray shares a picture with his mother Missy Murray on mother’s day 2019 (Picture: Kyler’s Instagram)
The 22-year-old is actively involved in his profession rather than dating so far.
Some Interesting Facts About Kyler Murray
- His father Kevin, aged 55 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.