Players

Marcus Murphy
RB #36
Height:
5-9
Weight:
195
Age:
26
College:
Missouri
Hometown:
DeSoto, TX
Experience:
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 1 0 -- 0 0 1 3 3 3 0 3 1
2016 NO 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 3 3 3 0 -- --
2015 NO 13 0 1 0 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 3 1

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts to the practice squad on October 9, 2017.
  • Released from the New York Jets practice squad on October 3, 2017.
  • Signed to the Jets practice squad on September 4, 2017.
  • Released by the New York Jets on September 3, 2017.
  • Claimed off waivers (New Orleans) by the Jets on July 27, 2017.
  • Waived by the New Orleans Saints on July 26, 2017.
  • Drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round (230th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE

  • In four seasons at Missouri, saw action in 51 games (one start) and rushed 325 times for 1,800 yards and 16 touchdowns, while also catching 50 passes for 318 yards and two touchdowns. Also served as a return specialist, bringing back 72 punts for 793 yards (11.0 avg.) and four touchdowns and 86 kickoffs for 2,010 yards (23.4 avg.) and three touchdowns.
  • As a senior in 2014, recorded 767 yards and four touchdowns on 165 rushing attempts. Added 28 receptions for 212 yards and one touchdown. As a returner, brought back 24 punts for 273 yards and one touchdown and 16 kickoffs for 478 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Was named the 2014 SEC Special Teams Player of the Year for his efforts on special teams.
  • Received All-SEC first-team honors as an all-purpose back and kick returner.
  • Was the only player in college football to record a rushing touchdown, receiving touchdown, punt return touchdown and kickoff return touchdown in the same season.
  • Was a finalist for the Paul Hornung Award, which is given to the nation’s most versatile player.
  • Led the SEC with 1,714 all-purpose yards.
  • Became the first player in school history to score via a rush, kickoff and punt in a single game at Florida (10/18). Posted a career-high 224 all-purpose yards during the contest, which helped him earn SEC Special Teams Player of the Week honors.
  • As a junior in 2013, saw action in 14 games and posted 92 rushing attempts for 601 yards and nine touchdowns. Added 11 receptions for 79 yards and one touchdown, as well as 21 punt returns for 146 yards (7.0 avg.) and 27 kickoff returns for 599 yards (22.2 avg.).
  • Received All-SEC second-team honors by coaches votes following the season.
  • Led the team with 1,425 all-purpose yards.
  • During his sophomore season in 2012, played in 12 games and rushed 46 times for 251 yards and one touchdown. Tallied 27 punt returns, which he returned for 374 yards and three touchdowns. Returned 19 kickoffs for 458 yards and one touchdown.
  • Received All-SEC first-team return specialist honors.
  • Recorded a school-record four returns for a touchdown on the year.
  • Was the first player in school history to return two punt returns for a touchdown against Southeastern Louisiana (9/1).
  • Missed the 2011 season due to injury.
  • As a true freshman in 2010, logged 24 kickoff returns for 475 yards. Also posted 22 rushing attempts for 181 yards and two touchdowns.

PERSONAL

  • Attended DeSoto (Texas) High School.
  • Was a two-time District 11-5A Most Valuable Offensive Player award winner.
  • Rushed for 1,140 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior. Also added 35 receptions for 653 yards and eight touchdowns.
  • As a junior, logged 2,274 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns.
  • Born in DeSoto, Texas.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts to the practice squad on October 9, 2017.
  • Released from the New York Jets practice squad on October 3, 2017.
  • Signed to the Jets practice squad on September 4, 2017.
  • Released by the New York Jets on September 3, 2017.
  • Claimed off waivers (New Orleans) by the Jets on July 27, 2017.
  • Waived by the New Orleans Saints on July 26, 2017.
  • Drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round (230th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE

  • In four seasons at Missouri, saw action in 51 games (one start) and rushed 325 times for 1,800 yards and 16 touchdowns, while also catching 50 passes for 318 yards and two touchdowns. Also served as a return specialist, bringing back 72 punts for 793 yards (11.0 avg.) and four touchdowns and 86 kickoffs for 2,010 yards (23.4 avg.) and three touchdowns.
  • As a senior in 2014, recorded 767 yards and four touchdowns on 165 rushing attempts. Added 28 receptions for 212 yards and one touchdown. As a returner, brought back 24 punts for 273 yards and one touchdown and 16 kickoffs for 478 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Was named the 2014 SEC Special Teams Player of the Year for his efforts on special teams.
  • Received All-SEC first-team honors as an all-purpose back and kick returner.
  • Was the only player in college football to record a rushing touchdown, receiving touchdown, punt return touchdown and kickoff return touchdown in the same season.
  • Was a finalist for the Paul Hornung Award, which is given to the nation’s most versatile player.
  • Led the SEC with 1,714 all-purpose yards.
  • Became the first player in school history to score via a rush, kickoff and punt in a single game at Florida (10/18). Posted a career-high 224 all-purpose yards during the contest, which helped him earn SEC Special Teams Player of the Week honors.
  • As a junior in 2013, saw action in 14 games and posted 92 rushing attempts for 601 yards and nine touchdowns. Added 11 receptions for 79 yards and one touchdown, as well as 21 punt returns for 146 yards (7.0 avg.) and 27 kickoff returns for 599 yards (22.2 avg.).
  • Received All-SEC second-team honors by coaches votes following the season.
  • Led the team with 1,425 all-purpose yards.
  • During his sophomore season in 2012, played in 12 games and rushed 46 times for 251 yards and one touchdown. Tallied 27 punt returns, which he returned for 374 yards and three touchdowns. Returned 19 kickoffs for 458 yards and one touchdown.
  • Received All-SEC first-team return specialist honors.
  • Recorded a school-record four returns for a touchdown on the year.
  • Was the first player in school history to return two punt returns for a touchdown against Southeastern Louisiana (9/1).
  • Missed the 2011 season due to injury.
  • As a true freshman in 2010, logged 24 kickoff returns for 475 yards. Also posted 22 rushing attempts for 181 yards and two touchdowns.

PERSONAL

  • Attended DeSoto (Texas) High School.
  • Was a two-time District 11-5A Most Valuable Offensive Player award winner.
  • Rushed for 1,140 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior. Also added 35 receptions for 653 yards and eight touchdowns.
  • As a junior, logged 2,274 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns.
  • Born in DeSoto, Texas.