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A 4-Star WR Signee Could Be Picked In The 1st Round Of MLB Draft Tonight

General view of Kenan Stadium.

CHAPEL HILL, NC - NOVEMBER 05: General view of the game between the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Kenan Stadium on November 5, 2016 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Tonight is the first round of the 2018 MLB Draft. The entire event runs through Wednesday.

The first round could have a college football flavor to it. Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray could hear his name called, and so could incoming UNC freshman wide receiver Jordyn Adams.

Adams is a four-star football recruit and one of the highest-rated signees in UNC's 2018 class. He's also an outstanding baseball prospect as an outfielder.

In Keith Law's latest mock draft for, he has Adams going 15th overall to the Texas Rangers.'s Jim Callis also projects Adams to the Rangers, while his colleague Jonathan Mayo has the Kansas City Royals taking him at No. 18.

Adams is slated to play football and baseball at UNC, but he could be in line for a big pay day if he's drafted that high. That will make for a tough decision, as SBNation outlines.

The assigned slot value for the 15th overall pick is more than $3.7 million. It’s not unheard of for major league teams to sign multi-sport athletes and let them play the other sport for some time, but that’s not likely for someone picked so high in the draft.

“Me and my parents kind of expected it to get kind of crazy, but we didn’t expect it to get this crazy,” Adams told the Raleigh News & Observerin April. “Everyone has been blowing up my parents’ phone, emailing them and stuff like that.”

We'll see tonight where Adams is picked. UNC fans would love to get him to campus, where he could be a star in both sports.

You can follow the 2018 MLB Draft on and MLB Network.