In the National Football League, Kyler Murray plies his trade for the Arizona Cardinals as quarterback player. Following a stint with Texas A&M, he played college football at Oklahoma, where he won the Heisman Trophy as a junior. Murray was selected first overall by the Cardinals in the 2019 NFL Draft.
In his first season, Murray was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year after setting several Cardinals franchise rookie quarterback records. He received consecutive Pro Bowl selections during his next two seasons while leading Arizona to the playoffs in 2021.
Professionally, he has only played for the Arizona Cardinals since he was drafted in the 2019 season. However, he is not only known for playing the NFL, Murray also played baseball and was considered one of the top prospects for the 2015 Major League Baseball draft.
In high school, Murray was a shortstop and a second baseman. He was the first player to ever be selected for both the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game and Under Armour All-America Football Game.
How Much Does Kyler Murray Earn As Salary?
Kyler Murray reportedly takes home an annual salary of $8.9 million as the quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals.
Kyler Murray Contract
Kyler Murray signed a 4 year, $35,658,014 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including a $23,589,924 signing bonus, $35,658,014 guaranteed, an average annual salary of $8,914,504.
In 2022, Murray will earn a base salary of $965,000 and a roster bonus of $4,524,360, while carrying a cap hit of $11,386,841 and a dead cap value of $11,186,842.