Kyler Murray's ceiling in baseball is "an occasional All-Star" - Keith Law | Outside the Lines

  • Published on Jan 10, 2019
  • Keith Law says that the floor for Kyler Murray should he choose baseball over football, is that he could be “someone who nevers makes the majors.” And with Murray’s speed and athleticism, his ceiling can be a player who plays great defense and become an “occasional” All-Star. Todd McShay details how much money Murray can make if he went to the MLB vs. what he will make in the NFL. McShay says that Kyler is likely a first-round pick, but does not think he will go No. 1 overall in the NFL draft.
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Comments • 55

  • Brendan ODonnell
    Brendan ODonnell 2 months ago

    There is no right or wrong choice. Love over money

  • nikesback
    nikesback 2 months ago

    Occasional all star in mlb makes 10 times more than average qb

  • Matt Hix
    Matt Hix 2 months ago

    I think hes got more potential in baseball. Kyler Murray just sounds like a good baseball player name.

  • coachcashmoney
    coachcashmoney 3 months ago

    Well why aren't they talking about both sports? Like Deion Sanders?

  • Panty Thief
    Panty Thief 5 months ago

    Got to love a black dude who speaks normal

  • Lord Hinkie
    Lord Hinkie 5 months ago

    He should do both

  • Jacob
    Jacob 9 months ago

    I hate, hate, hate these takes on baseball prospects. Some of the best prospects in the world were fast, good hitters, etc. in high school. Then, when it was time to hit the big time, they collapsed. Other players were drafted so many rounds later, that you didn't even know the MLB did that many rounds of the draft. AL MVP last year, Mookie Betts was drafted 5th round, 172nd overall. People definitely didn't see how much of a star he would become, or teams would have drafted him 4 rounds earlier.

  • Luke Cage
    Luke Cage 9 months ago +1

    Running QB can not make it in the NFL long term

  • Larri Lindsey
    Larri Lindsey 9 months ago +5

    The retirement is miles ahead better in baseball as well. Also why can't he play both?!

    • If only Cain were Abel
      If only Cain were Abel 9 months ago

      He could, but it will be hard for a quarterback to play 2 sports given the preperation and health needed

  • josh pereira
    josh pereira 9 months ago

    Hasn't played a inning of professional baseball and apparently his potential is a occasional all star. How the hell can you say that all of the sudden Keith Law can predict the future.

  • Darsh
    Darsh 9 months ago

    Rather see him on the grid iron. Would be fun to watch in NFL.

  • Kelle Johnson
    Kelle Johnson 9 months ago +3

    It’s you life kyler not the media or anybody else you have the pen in your hand

  • I can't think of a cool name

    He should choose what makes him happy

  • techg
    techg 9 months ago +2

    BO JACKSON 2019

  • Tua Tagovailoa
    Tua Tagovailoa 9 months ago +2

    He will always be a star God bless him

  • Laura m Rutledge
    Laura m Rutledge 9 months ago +1

    Murray should run track

    HG5TIMES 9 months ago +7

    I would choose baseball over football. And I love football, barely know anything about baseball. The money is better, its safer, and he's almost too small to be a long term QB in the nfl.

  • Kevin James
    Kevin James 9 months ago +2

    Oakland raiders need him more lol

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    Danish 9 months ago +1
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  • ryderles 2d
    ryderles 2d 9 months ago

    Multi like Bo Jackson?

  • Molly Qerim Rose
    Molly Qerim Rose 9 months ago +1

    Come to the NBA so Toronto can draft you

  • Hedrax _SoldierofCHRIST Ministries

    Next bo Jackson

  • Art T
    Art T 9 months ago +1

    You would think people would remember what happened to Bo Jackson.

    SWERVE 9 months ago +1

    I played college football and love it to death. Don't like baseball at all. But I think MLB is always the better choice.

  • Charissa Thompson
    Charissa Thompson 9 months ago +1

    Murray is better

  • Mr.CoCoNuts
    Mr.CoCoNuts 9 months ago +6

    Football is easier to play and dominate than MLB and your success will come faster I mean Bo had just one great season and the rest was good but he was a great NFL player. Don't end up like Bubba Starling:/

  • Shane G
    Shane G 9 months ago +8

    Nobody knows quite what his ceiling or floor is in baseball it’s not as absolutely easy to tell like in basketball or even football. Many 1st round draft picks never make it to the show while others are HOF so this dude is talking out his ass about it rn best believe that Kyler has raw tools that if refined correctly could make him a very very good baseball player

  • Mr. do it yourself
    Mr. do it yourself 9 months ago +4

    Play baseball kid

  • ny_kia31
    ny_kia31 9 months ago +12

    You can literally say the same thing about 90% of every baseball prospect. It's not really going out on a limb.

  • RyanJS08
    RyanJS08 9 months ago +17

    Right now, the best move would be to go to the NFL. Upfront he would be earning more money. He would take years to get to the majors in MLB, and it would take him that long to earn his first major contract. Even if it doesn't work out for him in the NFL, he could always fall back on the MLB. He's making the right move.

    • C.J. David
      C.J. David 9 months ago

      Well he was offered a bonus from the A’s..

    • RyanJS08
      RyanJS08 9 months ago

      @JC Doesit I completely understand, but I would say that QBs play one of the 'safer' positions in football. Especially in today's NFL, they're highly protected with targeting tackles, late hits, etc. Those kind of rules favor the QB. This is my opinion though. They also are some of the highest paid players in the league, if not the highest paid position. My whole point is, get what money you can being an almost guaranteed 1st rounder, and if it doesn't work out he can fall back to the MLB.

    • JC Doesit
      JC Doesit 9 months ago +2

      But the danger of playing in the NFL is not worth it especially someone of his size.

  • Arshdeep Singh
    Arshdeep Singh 9 months ago +79

    If Kyle Murray is smart he would choose baseball over football

    • patrick sibiya
      patrick sibiya 9 months ago

      @Micah Johnson Boxing until a 5 year veteran OLB WHO doesn't give a flying F#@k who you were in college sees a gap and flatlines him.

    • JordanDaGoat x
      JordanDaGoat x 9 months ago

      You ever wonder if he just has more passion for football???

    • Manny G
      Manny G 9 months ago

      @Micah Johnson Boxing how many of those QBs are 5'8 ?

    • EM Baller
      EM Baller 9 months ago

      Micah Johnson Boxing not really, the highest paid QB is making like 30 mill a year and David Price who is a great pitcher but not the best pitcher is making more

  • Brian Janssen
    Brian Janssen 9 months ago +33

    I hope Kyler doesn't listen to a single thing being said about him on ESPN. They need to remove the N from ESPN. It's barely news anymore and is mostly just opinions.

  • NextGen
    NextGen 9 months ago +38

    *Sometimes u gotta like ur own comment to get the ball rolling*