OT: Kyler Murray To Attend NFL Combine

Chin Diesel

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It will be interesting to see where he is drafted. He could be great or he could cost a GM his job.
If he is drafted in NFL high enough where a bust costs a GM their job, he'll have pocketed $15M+ and be taking batting practice by age 25.

NFL first or second round draft pick is more up front money than initial MiLB contract. If he succeeds as an NFL quarterback he'll make in excess of $100M.

He'd start baseball with his bonus and initial contract and need about 3-5 years between minors, rookie contract, restricted FA and unrestricted FA to see $100M.

His only way of screwing this up is to be drafted low in football, stick with football, flame out in football, shift to baseball and flame out there too.
 

ShakyTheMohel

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Everyone is different, but I wouldn't be chasing the money. Play the sport that won't leave you limping and dazed at 35. If you are good enough to play MLB, you have to do that. Life is more than a short term cash grab. He can still make the money in baseball and he will be able to actually enjoy it in retirement.
 
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