American quarterback Kyler Murray competes in the National Football League for the Arizona Cardinals. He stands 1.78 m tall and weighs 94 kg. He played football while a student at Allen High School. He received the Gatorade Football Player of the Year award as a senior. He also made history by becoming the first athlete to get two Mr. Texas Football awards.
As a true freshman, he joined The Texas A&M University and began playing collegiate football for the Texas A&M Aggies football team. He made his transfer to the University of Oklahoma official in December 2015. He participated in Oklahoma’s Oklahoma Sooners Football League. He announced his intention to compete in the 2019.
In the 2019 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals selected Murray as the first overall pick. He agreed to a $35.2 million, four-year rookie contract with the Cardinals in May 2019. He appeared in 14 games in 2021 and concluded the regular season with 3,787 passing yards, 24 passing touchdowns, and 10 interceptions in addition to 88 carries for 423 rushing yards and 5 rushing touchdowns.
He also earned a spot in the Pro Bowl for a second consecutive year. His fifth-year option was exercised by the Cardinals in April 2022. He extended his contract with the Cardinals on July 21, 2022, for a further five years and $230.5 million, with a guaranteed $160 million of that total.
How Much Does Kyler Murray Make?
Kyler Murray earns a salary of $46.1 million every year.