Michigan QB Shea Patterson Reacts To Getting Taken In MLB Draft

first_imgHead coach Jim Harbaugh leads the team onto the field.ANN ARBOR, MI – OCTOBER 22: Head coach Jim Harbaugh leads the team onto the field while playing the Illinois Fighting Illini on October 22, 2016 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 41-8. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)Kyler Murray wasn’t the only star college football quarterback to be taken in the MLB Draft. Michigan’s Shea Patterson was also drafted.The former Ole Miss QB was selected in round No. 39 of the MLB Draft. He was taken by the Texas Rangers.The Texas Rangers took the former five-star recruit with pick No. 1169, labeling Patterson as a third baseman.39 (1169): @Rangers select U Michigan 3B Shea Patterson. https://t.co/dm8BXIAdXv #MLBDraft— MLB Draft Tracker (@MLBDraftTracker) June 6, 2018Don’t worry though, Michigan fans, Patterson isn’t going anywhere.Patterson retweeted the MLB Draft’s tweet, obviously excited by the news, but he’ll be playing football for the Wolverines.“It is an honor, and he is very thankful,” Patterson’s father, Sean, told The Blade. “Not too many athletes get these opportunities. We spent a lot of time traveling the country and internationally playing baseball. Getting drafted in any professional sport is an honor.”Michigan opens the 2018 season on Sept. 1 at Notre Dame.last_img read more