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MARCUS MURPHY RUMORS

Mizzou football reloading at skill positions

Marcus Murphy wasn’t sure what to make of his friend Henry Josey’s subtle mentions of the NFL draft. The tailbacks from Texas had both come to Missouri in 2010, both had missed a full season with an injury, both starred in the backfield during Mizzou’s 12-win breakthrough season in the Southeastern Conference. And now Josey, the Tigers’ leading rusher last season, was thinking...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 04, 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

Murphy Making Things Happen

Missouri Tigers running back and return man Marcus Murphy has made big plays when he gets the ball in his hands early in the season. He is hoping for even more opportunities to make things happen.
Via missouri.scout.com
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Missouri holds off UCF's late charge

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 of the game, using...
Via Fox Sports
September 29, 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

UCF falters in second half, loses to Missouri

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 Florida
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...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Missouri warms up before SEC play vs. SE Louisiana

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

ShowMeMizzouTV: Murphy Working To Reach Goals

Missouri Tiger running back Marcus Murphy missed the 2011 season due to injury after showing flashes of his talent early. The speedy running back looks like he is on a mission early this spring and spoke to ShowMeMizzou.com about the work he is putting in.
Via missouri.scout.com
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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