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|Date of birth:September 18, 1986|
|Place of birth: Monroe, Louisiana|
|College: Louisiana State|
|Undrafted in 2011|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2011– 2012)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
Richard Lee Murphy (born September 18, 1986) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Louisiana State.
As a senior at LSU, Murphy was chosen by the coaching staff to wear the No. 18 jersey, which signifies the player who displays the best leadership qualities. Only a "part-time player" over his career at LSU, Murphy was seen as a development prospect, and went undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft. Murphy was released by the Jaguars on August 31, 2012. He was signed to the team's practice squad on October 31.
Murphy was released by the Jaguars on May 6, 2013.
References[edit | edit source]
- Whittaker, Rachel (August 30, 2010). "Football: Richard Murphy takes new leadership role with the Tigers". The Daily Reveille. http://www.lsunow.com/sports/football-richard-murphy-takes-new-leadership-role-with-the-tigers/article_51814dd0-4893-51a5-8073-6e26e6e87c10.html. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
- "Archived copy". http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/draft-2011/players/48310.html.