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4-Star WR Picked In MLB Draft Reveals Whether He'll Play Football Or Baseball

A Royals vs. Angels game in April.

ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 10: General view as fans stand for the national anthem with a giant American flag on the field and a US military flyover before the game between the Kansas City Royals and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in the Angels home opener on April 10, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Two football stars were picked early in the 2018 NFL draft. Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray garnered the most headlines, but he wasn't the only college football player selected in the first round of the MLB Draft tonight.

A four-star wide receiver came off the board early as well. Jordyn Adams, a four-star wide receiver prospect slated to suit up for North Carolina this fall, was picked 17th overall by the Los Angeles Angels.

Adams is one of the nation's top wide receiver recruits in the incoming 2018 class.

On Tuesday afternoon, he made a huge statement about his future. He's foregoing his collegiate football career to play baseball.

It's a huge decision for Adams, and a big blow to the North Carolina recruiting class. Adams was the second-highest rated recruit in the Tar Heels class.

However, he'll get a pretty penny for choosing baseball over football. The signing bonus for the 17th pick is over $3 million.