Kyler Murray 2022: Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Kyler Cole Murray, popularly known as Kyler Murray is an NFL quarterback who plays for the Arizona Cardinals. After winning the Heisman Trophy in 2018 with the University of Oklahoma, Murray was drafted in the MLB in 2018.
After a one-year stint as a baseball player, the collegiate football star chose to enter the NFL in 2019. The Arizona Cardinals picked the 2018 First-Team All-American quarterback during the 2019 NFL Draft as a first overall pick.
Kyler Murray is a third-generation Korean American with his maternal grandmother being a South Korean national. He was born on August 7, 1997, in Texas, California. After a successful sporting career in college, Murray was considered a hot prospect for teams in both NFL and MLB.
Kyler Murray Collegiate Career and MLB Stint
Kyler grew up playing football in Texas, representing Allen High School during his teenage days. He won three straight championships with his team ending his high school career with a perfect 42-0 record as a starting quarterback.
The future Heisman Winner joined Texas A&M in 2015 and competed with current Washington Football Team star Kyle Allen for the starting quarterback role. The young prospect moved to the University of Oklahoma a year later to play under reputed coach Lincoln Riley.
However, the future Cardinals QB1 had to wait until 2017 to make his debut for the Sooners because of the NCAA transfer rules. Murray ended his time at OSU with one of the best college football records of the decade. He helped lead Oklahoma to a Big 12 Championship as he won the Heisman Trophy award at the conclusion of his senior year.
Kyler Murray during his days in college not only excelled in football but was also a prominent baseball player for the Oklahoma Sooners. Consequently, after his senior year in college Murray was drafted by the Oakland Athletics as the ninth overall selection in the 2018 MLB Draft.
Kyler Murray Net Worth 2022
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the 24-year-old NFL star is estimated to be worth $40 million as of 2022. The 2019 first-overall pick is known as a star in the making and has proved his worth in every season he has started for the Arizona Cardinals.
Recently, the young QB has signed a five-year contract extension heading into his fourth year in the NFL, worth up to $230.5 million with $160 million guaranteed.?After inking the said deal, two-time Pro Bowler now has an average annual salary of $46.1 million, making him the second highest paid quarterback in the league only behind the Green Bay superstar Aaron Rodgers who has an average annual salary of $50 million.
Kyler Murray Stats
According to?NFL.com, Murray has played 46 regular-season games in 3 seasons with Arizona Cardinals. He has made a whopping 1,581 passing attempts, completing 1,057 of them for a 66.8% completion percentage. During his three seasons as a starting QB, he has recorded 11,480 yards and 70 touchdowns counting 34 interceptions.
During his three seasons with the Cardinals, Murray has led the franchise to the playoffs once during the 2021 season, which resulted in an 11-34 loss to the Los Angeles Rams in the Wild Card Round.
According to Pro Football Reference, during that game, Murray recorded 19 of 34 pass attempts throwing for 137 yards for zero touchdowns and two interceptions.
Kyler Murray Charity and Foundations
The second highest-paid quarterback in the NFL is known to be an active participant in charitable works. He has made numerous donations in the past and continues to support causes more frequently than ever.
In August 2020, Murray donated $80,000 to a charity of choice after winning the sum from the Twitch Rivals Streamer Bowl. The Cardinals QB also donated 30,000 meals to the North Texas Food Bank after the state experienced crippling winter weather in early 2021.
As far as his most recent donation is concerned, the 24-year-old partnered with Albertsons and?Kretschmar Premium Deli Meats and?Cheeses to donate $20,000 to?the Phoenix-based Arizona Educational Foundation as well as?Boys and Girls Clubs of the Valley.
Kyler Murray Endorsements
Apart from earning millions from the NFL as a star quarterback, Kyler Murray also adds huge chunks of money to his $40 million net worth by doing lucrative endorsements.
The two-time Pro Bowler has signed deals with Mizzen+Main, Perfect Hydration, and Body Armor and became a Nike-sponsored athlete after signing a huge deal with the multi-billion dollar company.
Murray is popularly known to be an Esports fanatic and has also joined a popular gaming organization named FaZe Clan, and is an official investor in the same.
How to Contact Kyler Murray?
Kyler Murray Instagram: @k1
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|August 7, 1997?(age?24)
|5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
|2019?/ Round:?1?/ Pick:?1
|Nike, Mizzen+Main, Body Armor, Rocket Mortgage, Perfect Hydration, Nissan, Snickers, Verizon, EA Sports, Call of Duty, Panini
|NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year?(2019)
PFWA All-Rookie Team?(2019)