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Mel Kiper Names The "Great Spot" For QB Kyler Murray

kyler murray looks to pass at the college football playoff

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 29: Kyler Murray #1 of the Oklahoma Sooners carries the ball in the third quarter during the College Football Playoff Semifinal against the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium on December 29, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Despite all the concerns surrounding Kyler Murray and his height, the dual-threat quarterback could become a first-round pick in the NFL Draft.

While Murray will have to limit the amount of times he exposes himself to big hits, the Heisman Trophy winner has all the tools to succeed in the league. His arm strength, athleticism and toughness are all qualities that quarterbacks need.

Although the NFL Combine will be crucial to determine the Oklahoma star's value, ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. already has Murray being the No. 13 overall pick.

The Miami Dolphins have made it clear that Ryan Tannehill isn't their franchise quarterback, which puts them in the market for a new signal-caller.

With Kiper's projections having Dwayne Haskins going to the New York Giants in the top 10, the best available prospect at the position would be Murray.

If teams can look past his 5-foot-10 frame, then perhaps the Dolphins will jump at the opportunity to add one of the most polarizing athletes in all of sports.

Here is Kiper's explanation for Murray being selected early in the draft:

The AFC East already consists of two young quarterbacks in Sam Darnold and Josh Allen. It'd make sense for Miami to begin its rebuild and find its next leader.

After having one of the best seasons in college football history, it only makes sense for Murray to go in the first round. However, there will definitely be skeptics ready to cast doubt on his future.

Murray still hasn't 100 percent committed to football, either. It's still possible he could pursue baseball and a career with the Oakland A's.