- Year: Junior
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As a Recruit: Murphy was recruited from DeSoto (DeSoto, TX) class of 2010. He committed to Missouri on 12/13/2009.
|2011 Redshirt Medical Redshirt||-||-||-||-|
COLLEGE: 2011 SEASON Missed the season due to a shoulder injury sustained in July individual workouts...2010 SEASON Made nice contributions as a true freshman, as he was MU's primary kickoff returner, making 24 returns for 475 yards and a 19.8 average ... Also carried 22 times for 181 yards and 2 TDs overall, including a 69-yard score on the third play of the game at Texas Tech to give the Tigers a quick 7-0 lead ... Ran the ball nine times for 33 yards against McNeese State in the home opener in his first college game ... Added a kickoff return of 24 yards against MSU ... Carried the ball four times for 48 yards against Miami (Ohio) ... Scored his first career touchdown on a one-yard run against the RedHawks ... Returned three kickoffs against Miami (Ohio) for 42 yards ... Ran for 15 yards on two carries against Colorado ... Returned the opening kickoff 39 yards ... returned three kickoffs for 86 yards, including a long of 39 yards ... Had one kickoff return against Oklahoma for 24 yards ... Gained a career-high 74 yards on three carries against Texas Tech ... Returned three kicks for 55 yards against Kansas State ... Had one kickoff return for 23 yards against Iowa State ... Had four carries for 11 yards against Kansas ... Returned two kickoffs vs. KU for 40 yards.
HIGH SCHOOL: An elusive multipurpose back who made an impact in numerous ways for his high school program ... Ranked by Rivals.com as the nation's No. 13 all-purpose back, and as the No. 55 overall prospect at any position to come out of the state of Texas ... Ranked by Scout.com as the nation's No. 88 running back talent, while ESPN.com puts him as the nation's No. 90 running back prospect ... Was a two-time District 11-5A offensive most valuable player and team captain ... Ran for 1,410 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior, while catching 35 passes out of the backfield for 653 yards and eight more touchdowns ... Accounted for 23 total touchdowns as a junior in 2008, as he ran for 1,274 yards and 17 scores, while adding 41 catches for 524 yards and six touchdowns ... High school coach - Claude Mathis.
PERSONAL: Parents - William & Tonnette Murphy ... Lists hobbies as working out, listening to music and playing sports ... Chose Mizzou over Mississippi, Minnesota, Kansas, Iowa State, Utah and Northwestern, among others.
- Early Enrollee
- Gray Shirt
- Video Highlights
- Medical Redshirt
- Primary (Inactive)
- Secondary (Inactive)
- Keeper (Inactive)