NFL Draft Profile: QB Kyler Murray, Oklahoma

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MORGANTOWN, WV - NOVEMBER 23: Oklahoma Sooners Quarterback Kyler Murray (1) rolls out of the pocket looking to pass the ball during the second half of the Oklahoma Sooners versus the West Virginia Mountaineers game on November 23, 2018, at the Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, WV. (Photo by Gregory Fisher/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Kyler Murray

Oklahoma

HT- 5’9”
WT- 190 lbs
DOB- N/A
Year- RS Junior
Recruit- 5 Star
Grade- 83
Games Scouted- @ West Virginia (2018), Vs Alabama (2018).
Injury History- Head (2015). (-1).
Accolades- 2018 Heisman Trophy winner, 1st Team AP All-American (2018), 1st Team All-Big 12 (2018), Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year (2018), Davey O’Brien Award Winner.

Assessment

MIAMI, FL – DECEMBER 29: Kyler Murray #1 of the Oklahoma Sooners in action against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Hard Rock Stadium on December 29, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)

Arm Talent: Has one hell of an arm. For someone of his size, his arm is electric. By NFL standards, it’s better than average. Shows great touch on necessary throws and good velocity on those needed throws. 17/20.

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Accuracy: Good accuracy in the short to intermediate levels. Needs to work on his placement on deep passes. Can hit them, but needs to be more consistent. 15/18.

Field Vision: Sees the field very well. Is capable of going through reads. Makes good decisions often. Generally doesn’t try to force the ball. Keeps his eyes focused downfield even when scrambling. 12/15.

Release: Excellent form on his release. Gets full extension and releases the ball quickly. Looks almost like a pitch. Can release from multiple platforms and in different angles. 14/15.

Pocket Movement: Doesn’t feel the pocket and needs to clean up his footwork. Struggles to step up to make the throw. Wants to escape and get outside at the faintest sign of pressure. 4/12.

Mobility: Most mobile QB in NFL history. Extreme quickness and speed down the field. Elusive. Elite WR type speed. Incredible athletic talent. 10/10.

Leadership/Attitude: Good leader and grinder type mentality. Often single-handedly led team to big wins. Keeps fighting. Leads by example. Passionate player. 9/10.

Overall: Kyler Murray shows a lot of potential with a tough mentality and a safe playing style. Somehow always knows how to avoid a hit. He’s an explosive player with a lot of potential still to come, and could be an electric playmaker in the league for a decade. 81/100.

Personality Assessment:

Kyler is a good, smart kid. Excellent teammate. Has the right mentality to last a long time in the league. Passionate person. (+3).

Stats:

Career: 29 Games, 519 Att, 350 Comp, 67.4 Comp%, 10.4 YPA, 50 TDs, 14 INTs, 181.3 Eff Rate, 207 Att, 1478 Yds, 7.1 Avg, 13 TDs.

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