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ERIC MURRAY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Under the radar draft pick – Eric Murray

Eric Murray is a prototype cornerback for the NFL. The fiery cornerback for the Minnesota Golden Gophers has every bit the characteristics of NFL cornerback, Cortland Finnegan. At 6″0, 199lbs, Murray has a great size and speed combination. He is also a disruptive player in pass protection as well as a capable tackler in run defense. During a four season stretch with the Golden...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Gophers stunned by blowout loss to Huskers

When a team gives up the most points they have surrendered in a game since 2011, that can be classified as stunning. On Saturday, the Minnesota Golden Gophers gave up 48 points points against a struggling Nebraska team that was reeling after two straight losses. The Gophers are certainly looking for answers to how they let that result happen: "It definitely surprises you because...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pair of Gophers named to Bednarik watch list

A pair of Minnesota Golden Gophers seniors were named to the Bednarik Award watch list that was released on Tuesday.Briean Boddy-Calhoun and Eric Murray were two of 80 players named for the award that rewards the College Defensive Player of the Year. They are the only cornerback teammates on the list.Boddy-Calhoun and Murray are the first Gophers named to the preseason Chuck...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Football: The Emergence of the Gophers

Jerry Kill Overall record seems to be the biggest indicator for evaluating the strength of a collegiate football program; however, one statistic has proven to be more important for analyzing these programs and where they’re headed—the number of players that a team sends to the NFL Draft. The reason is simple; most top recruits expect to go to the NFL, but they want to make sure...
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Notebook: Gophers' secondary looks stellar so far

MINNEAPOLIS -- Gophers cornerback Eric Murray left the TCF Bank Stadium turf fuming after Nebraska wideout Kenny Bell sped past him and caught a 42-yard pass that set up the Huskers at Minnesota's 2-yard line last season. After Nebraska went up 6-0 a play later, Murray found defensive coordinator on Tracy Claeys on the sideline and pled with him. His message: That won't happen again...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers positional preview: Cornerbacks

  This is the seventh in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Minnesota football team's Aug. 1 start of practice. Today's position: Cornerbacks Rating (1-to-10 scale): 7 Projected starters: Eric Murray (junior), Derrick Wells (senior) Key backups: Jalen Myrick (sophomore), Briean Boddy-Calhoun (redshirt junior), Marcus Jones (senior) The breakdown: Murray is the one mainstay...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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