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Oakland A's Desperately Trying To Dissuade Kyler Murray From Entering NFL Draft

A's are scrambling for last-ditch Kyler Murray plea Report: Oakland A's to Meet With Kyler Murray to Discuss Entering NFL Draft
Shannon Reynolds | 14 January, 2019, 04:32

The Oklahoma quarterback has until Monday to declare for the National Football League draft or stick with baseball.

Murray's contract gave him $4.8 million in bonus money from being taken ninth, which means he's guaranteed to have that coming in, but there's now a near consensus that he will be a late first round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. It just gets complicated to make that raise happen.

Each year, Major League Baseball notifies teams of their draft bonus pools and worldwide spending allotment.

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The Oakland Athletics are sending a group of top executives to meet with Heisman Trophy victor Kyler Murray on Sunday in the hopes of persuading him to pursue a professional baseball career as he decides between honoring his contract with the team or playing quarterback in the National Football League, sources with knowledge of the meeting told ESPN.

We should know more about Murray's final decision soon. Multiple outlets have reported that Murray wants a $15 million deal, but Slusser said that figure is too high.

If Murray were to head to the National Football League, he would have to repay the bonus to the Athletics. According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale, the team will meet with Murray today to try and convince him to choose baseball. Had Murray had an ordinary season it's entirely possible that he's heading to spring training in February with relatively little fanfare. As Bill Shaikin of the L.A. Times notes (Twitter link), Major League Baseball wouldn't believe that Murray and the A's were in violation of the draft pool system with this new contract unless the league felt such a handshake agreement for more money was made last summer, before Murray was originally signed.

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