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Bubba Starling Talks About His Decision To Sign With The Royals Instead Of Playing Football At Nebraska

One of the biggest what if’s of the 2011 MLB Draft Signing Deadline on Monday was whether or not Kansas City Royals first rounder Bubba Starling would sign with KC for millions of dollars or decide to turn down their riches and go play quarterback for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. In the end baseball won out and Starling signed moments before the midnight deadline. In the story Starling talks about his decision making process, his anxiousness to begin working with the Royals minor league staff, and his relief that the entire process is over.

Starling joyful to be a Royal — SportsIllustrated.com