“Our emotions towards Josh have not waned or modified or something,” Kingsbury mentioned. “I get we’ve the primary decide and so there’s going to be 1,000,000 situations over the subsequent three months which might be going to return up, however no, Josh is our man.”
Murray, the previous Oklahoma quarterback, introduced Monday that he’ll follow soccer as an alternative of taking part in for the Oakland Athletics, who chosen him within the first spherical of the 2018 Main League Baseball draft. Hypothesis has ramped up that the Cardinals might presumably commerce Rosen and draft Murray with the No. 1 general decide.
There is a foundation for the hypothesis, nonetheless.
In a video from October, when he was nonetheless the Texas Tech head coach, Kingsbury heaped reward on Murray, whom he had adopted since Murray’s sophomore yr of highschool and recruited to Texas A&M. Kingsbury mentioned then that he would choose Murray if he had the primary general decide within the NFL draft.
Now Kingsbury does have the primary decide, however he mentioned Tuesday he was simply increase an opponent.
“Kyler is an amazing participant,” Kingsbury mentioned. “And I mentioned that as being very complimentary earlier than we performed an opponent. I perceive the sound chunk however, like I mentioned, there will be a ton of situations that can come up earlier than we get to the draft.”
The Cardinals additionally weighed in on the hypothesis by way of the crew’s official Twitter account:
Y’all are having enjoyable with hypothesis, however… pic.twitter.com/dy4NbJ82iB
— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) February 12, 2019
The Cardinals drafted Rosen with the 10th general decide in 2018. He threw for two,278 yards, 11 touchdowns and 14 interceptions in 14 video games.