2004: Started all 12 games at cornerback...intercepted a pass in the end zone at Richmond...made career-high eight tackles vs. Lehigh...was in on six tackles with a sack and recorded a pass breakup against Georgetown...credited with five pass breakups and 3.5 tackles for a loss on the season.
2003: Played in five games, earning first varsity letter ...collected first career interception at Holy Cross.
2002: Strong player for the Leopards' junior varsity squad.
AT HAMMOND HIGH SCHOOL: A letter-winner in three sports, he competed for four years on the football and basketball teams and for three years in track and field...played running back, wide receiver, kick returner, punt returner, cornerback, and safety...tallied 70 carries for 760 yards, 14 receptions for 310 yards, and seven touchdowns his senior year...nabbed six interceptions in four games and had 57 carries for 630 yards during his junior year...named to All-County first team for three years...also named to All-County first team and All-County second team for two years at guard on the basketball team...ran the 100-meters, 200-meters, 400-meters, 4x100, and 4x200 for the track team.
PERSONAL: Majoring in Biology...son of Arthur Grant Murphy and Gina Lavern Ben...twin brother of teammate Taj Murphy...born 2/28/84.
Year G/GS UT - AT Total TFL Sacks Int. Break-ups Fumbles Rcv./Fcd. 2003 5/0 1 - 0 1 0.0(0) 0.0(0) 1 0 0/0 2004 11/11 30 - 14 44 3.5(-8) 1.0(-2) 1 5 0/0 Totals 16/11 31 - 14 45 3.5(-8) 1.0(-2) 2 5 0/0
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