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Cardinals select QB Kyler Murray with first pick in NFL Draft; Vikings select offensive lineman with 18th pick

Cardinals select QB Kyler Murray with first pick in NFL Draft; Vikings select offensive lineman with 18th pick Photo: AP Photo/Cooper Neill, File

April 25, 2019 09:36 PM

As expected, the Arizona Cardinals got the 2019 NFL Draft underway by selecting Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray with the first overall pick Thursday night.

The Minnesota Vikings held the 18th pick overall in the first round and selected an offensive lineman.

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The first round took place Thursday night, with rounds 2 and 3 scheduled for Friday, and the final four rounds following on Saturday.

This year's draft is being held in Nashville.

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Murray was also a standout baseball player for the Sooners, and was selected ninth overall by the Oakland Athletics in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft.

Coverage of the first round can be seen Thursday night on ABC. And stay tuned to KSTP.com and 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS for the latest throughout the night.

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