Cardinals take Murray with No. 1 pick

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray waves after the Arizona Cardinals selected Murray in the first round at the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kyler Murray has become the 22nd Heisman Trophy winner to go first overall.

The Arizona Cardinals opened the NFL draft by selection Murray, making it the second straight year an Oklahoma quarterback was selected with the No. 1 pick.

Murray was sensational after replacing Baker Mayfield as the Sooners' No. 1 signal-caller in 2018, completing 69 percent of his passes for 4,361 yards, 42 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He helped Oklahoma advance to the CFP semifinals before losing to Alabama, 45-34 in the Orange Bowl. Murray threw for 308 yards, two scores and no picks versus the Crimson Tide.

The Cardinals currently have Josh Rosen as their starting quarterback. Arizona took Rosen with the 10th overall selection in last year's draft.