Wednesday May 28th, 2014


Kyler Murray Allen High star quarterback Kyler Murray (1) committed to Texas A&M on Wednesday. (Matt Strasen/AP)

Texas A&M secured a big-time quarterback commitment on Wednesday afternoon. Kyler Murray, a four-star dual-threat prospect, according to, committed to the Aggies on Twitter.

Many recruiting experts expected Murray to ultimately land at Texas A&M. He pledged his services to the Aggies over Oregon.

The 5-foot-11, 170-pound Murray hails from Allen, Texas. He passed for more than 3,500 yards and rushed for more than 1,200 yards while leading Allen High to a second straight Class 5A Division I state championship in 2013. He also punched in 65 total touchdowns as a junior.

Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel congratulated the Aggies new commit on Twitter.

Meanwhile, coach Kevin Sumlin offered his signature social media celebration.

Murray also plans to play baseball at the college level. Check out his football highlights below.

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