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For the academic, see Jerome T. Murphy.
Jerome Murphy
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Murphy with the Redskins in 2013.
No. 23, 31, 27, 45     
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-01-13) January 13, 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth: Elizabeth, New Jersey
Career information
College: South Florida
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 3 / Pick: 65
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*St. Louis Rams ( 2010 2011)
Career highlights and awards
*All-Big-East selection (2009)
Total tackles     41
Forced fumbles     2
Fumble recoveries     1
Pass deflections     3
Interceptions     1

Jerome Murphy (born January 13, 1987) is a former American football cornerback. He was drafted in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams. He played college football for the University of South Florida.

He has also played for the New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions, Washington Redskins, and Denver Broncos.

Early yearsEdit

Murphy attended Elizabeth High School. He played defensive back and wide receiver. As a senior, he had 89 tackles and eight interceptions on defense and 582 receiving yards with seven touchdowns on offense.

College careerEdit

Murphy attended the University of South Florida from 2005 to 2009. As a senior, he was a first team all-Big East selection by Phil Steele. During his career he started 25 of 51 games, recording 178 tackles, eight interceptions, and two forced fumbles.

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draftEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 0¼ in 196 lb 4.50 s 1.60 s 2.57 s 4.05 s 6.87 s 38 in 10 ft 7 in 16 rep x

St. Louis RamsEdit

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Murphy was drafted in the third round of the 2010 draft by the St. Louis Rams. He was placed on injured reserve on August 31, 2011.

New Orleans SaintsEdit

Murphy was waived by the Rams on September 1, 2012 and claimed by New Orleans Saints the next day.[3] He was waived on September 17.

Detroit LionsEdit

On September 18, he was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions.

Washington RedskinsEdit

On November 19, 2012, he was signed by the Washington Redskins.[4] Murphy was waived on November 26, 2013.[5]

Denver BroncosEdit

Murphy, along with seven other players, were signed to future contracts with the Denver Broncos on January 22, 2014.[6] He was released on August 30 for final roster cuts before the start of the 2014 season.[7]

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