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Murphy sets pace as Missouri's offense stumbles

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri running back Marcus Murphy expects to make a big play every game. "On Saturday, it happened a lot," he said about his performance against Florida. The fifth-year senior scored three touchdowns in the Tigers' 42-13 victory in Gainesville, finishing with 224 yards to boost his Southeastern Conference-leading all-purpose average to 149.1. He returned...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri beats South Dakota State 38-18, Murphy longest KO return since 1976

The Missouri Tigers added to their flawless record against FCS opponents by notching the record to 14 consecutive wins after a 38-18 victory over the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. The first quarter was fast pace and Mizzou led 21-7 after the first stanza, but the game slowed down then on and the Tigers offense was sluggish at times until a late surge. "Offensively, we had...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mizzou's Golden, Murphy named to preseason watch lists

If you're worried about the loss of ends Kony Ealy and Michael Sam from last year's standout defensive line and of Henry Josey from the running back corps, here is some welcome news: Two guys slated to see a lot of action in their absence already are being touted on a national scale as players to watch. Senior defensive end Markus Golden, a reserve who saw a lot of action...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mizzou's Murphy holds record for KR scores

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) In a season filled with as many negatives as positives, Missouri knows it has an equalizer in Marcus Murphy. "Every time you see Murph' out there, everyone goes crazy," receiver Marcus Lucas said. "Everyone stands up, and everyone's into it." For good reason. Murphy's four kick returns for touchdowns are a school record, one he...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Mizzou's Murphy sets mark with 4th scoring return

Marcus Murphy returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter, setting a Missouri single-season record with four kick returns for scores. Murphy broke the mark of three by John Moseley in 1973, two on punts and a third on a kickoff, on a jaunt that got the Tigers on the scoreboard in a game dominated by top-ranked Alabama on Saturday. The return came on the second...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Missouri surges, wins 21-16 at Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Marcus Murphy returned a punt 66 yards for a touchdown and James Franklin added an 80-yard touchdown pass as Missouri ground out a 21-16 win over Central Florida on Saturday. UCF trailed 21-10 before a late score, but following a Tigers punt, Knights receiver Jeff Godfrey's fumble with 2:26 left allowed Missouri (3-2) to hang on. UCF (2-2) controlled most...
Via Fox Sports South
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Missouri 62, SE Louisiana 10

Marcus Murphy scored on punt returns of 72 and 70 yards and Zaviar Gooden and Michael Sam fueled a lightning-fast start with early defensive touchdowns in Missouri's 62-10 season-opening rout of Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday night. Kendial Lawrence ran for a 76-yard TD and totaled 121 yards on 10 carries with two touchdowns for the Tigers, who led 28-0 after running just...
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

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