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Michigan QB Shea Patterson Taken In The MLB Draft

A general view of Michigan's football stadium.

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 10: General view of the fans filling University of Michigan Stadium prior to the start of the game between the Michigan Wolverines and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on September 10, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Oklahoma's Kyler Murray wasn't the only star college football quarterback taken in this year's MLB Draft. A top Big Ten QB was just picked, too.

Michigan's Shea Patterson, who's eligible to play for the Wolverines right away this season after transferring from Ole Miss, was just taken in the MLB Draft. He was a 39th round selection.

The Texas Rangers took the former five-star recruit with pick No. 1169, labeling Patterson as a third baseman.

Don't worry though, Michigan fans, Patterson isn't going anywhere. "We know he’ll be with us this season," Michigan's official Twitter account wrote immediately after Patterson's selection.

That's good. It'd be pretty brutal for Jim Harbaugh to lose the star quarterback he had been wishing for before he played in a game.

Patterson and Michigan are set to open the 2018 season on a big stage. The Wolverines kick off the year on Sept. 1 at Notre Dame. The game will start at 7:30 p.m. E.T. on NBC.