Kevin Murphy
Offensive lineman / Defensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1965-07-04) July 4, 1965 (age 55)
Place of birth: Syracuse, New York
Career information
College: Boston University
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New England Steamrollers (1988)
Career highlights and awards
* First Team All-Arena (1990)
  • Second Team All-Arena (1988)
Tackles     28.5
Sacks     6.5
Fumble recoveries     2
Blocked kicks     3
Pass breakups     1
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Kevin Murphy (born July 4, 1965) is a former American football lineman who played two seasons in the Arena Football League with the New England Steamrollers and Albany Firebirds. Murphy played college football at Boston University and attended West Genesee High School in Camillus, New York.[1][2]

Early years[edit | edit source]

Murphy played high school football for the West Genesee High School Wildcats. He also participated in wrestling for the Wildcats.[3]

College career[edit | edit source]

Murphy played college football for the Boston University Terriers. He earned NCAA Division I-AA All-American and Yankee Conference Defensive Player of the Year honors as a defensive tackle in 1986.[4][5][6] He also earned First Team All-Yankee Conference honors in 1986.[7] Murphy was inducted into Boston University's Scarlet Key Society in 1990.[8]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Murphy played for the New England Steamrollers in 1988, earning Second Team All-Arena honors.[9] He played for the Albany Firebirds in 1990, garnering First Team All-Arena recognition.[9]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "West Genesee Sr. High School". tree52.com. Archived from the original on August 13, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150813145028/http://tree52.com/Groups_Class.php?csc=1983&csi=2324. Retrieved August 13, 2015.
  2. "KEVIN MURPHY". classmates.com. Archived from the original on August 13, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150813145029/http://www.classmates.com/people/Kevin-Murphy/590922221. Retrieved August 13, 2015.
  3. "Wrestlers nip West Genny; Rob Allen scores 100th win". Baldwinsville Messenger: pp. 10. February 2, 1983. http://fultonhistory.com/Newspapers%20Disk3/Baldwinsville%20NY%20%20Messenger/Baldwinsville%20NY%20Messenger%201983%20Jan%20-%201983%20Dec%20Grayscale.pdf/Baldwinsville%20NY%20Messenger%201983%20Jan%20-%201983%20Dec%20Grayscale%20-%200129.pdf. Retrieved August 13, 2015.
  4. "1986 Yankee Conference Football". jonfmorse.com. Archived from the original on August 13, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150813193737/http://www.jonfmorse.com/wiki/index.php?title=1986_Yankee_Conference_Football. Retrieved August 13, 2015.
  5. Blevins, Dave (2012). College Football Awards: All National and Conference Winners Through 2010. McFarland. pp. 167. Archived from the original on 2016-06-13. https://web.archive.org/web/20160613194539/https://books.google.com/books?dq=kevin+murphy+boston+university&id=r_Yta5rctjoC&q=kevin+murphy#v=snippet&q=kevin%20murphy&f=false.
  6. "Football". Orlando Sentinel. November 24, 1986. Archived from the original on August 13, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150813202849/http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1986-11-24/sports/0270360147_1_49ers-yankee-conference-bryant. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  7. "ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS". grfx.cstv.com. pp. 128. Archived from the original on July 31, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150731023657/http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/atl10/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/All-TimeConf.pdf. Retrieved July 30, 2015.
  8. "Scarlet Key Award". goterriers.com. Archived from the original on July 31, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150731023037/http://www.goterriers.com/hallfame/scarletkey-award.html. Retrieved July 30, 2015.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Kevin Murphy". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/players/?page=players&player=1154&pageview=career. Retrieved January 1, 2015.

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