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MARCUS MURPHY RUMORS

Good things are happening for Mizzou when do-it-all senior Marcus Murphy gets touches

Missouri senior Marcus Murphy earned his reputation as an elusive playmaker in the return game, where he's been a starter when healthy since arriving in Columbia. Now in his final season, the 5-foot-9 all-purpose back is out to prove he can also be a consistently reliable option out of the backfield. If he's still got some extra time and energy, he might even play some receiver...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 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...
Via College Football Universe
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

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

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

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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