MURRAY STATE RACERS NEWS

Jacksonville State beats Murray State 52-28

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Eli Jenkins and DaMarcus James combined for all seven of Jackson State's touchdowns, leading the Gamecocks to a 52-28 victory over Murray State on Saturday night. Jenkins finished with 149 yards rushing, three scores on the ground, and threw for 180 yards and one 30-yard TD pass to Markis Merrill. James scored all three of his touchdowns for 1 yard to hit a...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

L.J. Scott Named ACC Rookie Of The Week

Photo: Pete Cautilli After a sensational performance in his second career game, true freshman running back L.J. Scott has been named Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Week. In Louisville’s 66-21 win over Murray State, Scott rushed for 126 yards and had a touchdown. ROOKIE – L.J. Scott, Louisville, Fr., RB, 6-2, 228, Marion, Ohio Scott rushed for career-high 126 yards and...
Via The Cardinal Connect
22 days ago  |  Discuss

By The Numbers: Louisville 66 – Murray State 21

Photo: JD Coffey Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals had zero problems with the Murray State Racers on Saturday evening. Here are ten notable numbers from the dominant 66-21 win. – 29 saw action against Murray State that hadn’t played against Miami. – 0 Sacks and 0 Turnovers for Will Gardner. – 23 different defenders recorded a tackle for the Cards. – 42:09 – 17...
Via The Cardinal Connect
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville 66 – Murray State 21: Photo Gallery

The Cardinal Connect had two staff photographers on hand Saturday evening as Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals crushed the Murray State Racers 66 – 21. All photos in the gallery below were taken by J.D. Coffey and Petey Cautilli. .huge_it_slideshow_image_wrap_gallery_2 { height:400px; width:600px; position:relative...
Via The Cardinal Connect
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights: Louisville 66 – Murray State 21

Photo: Pete Cautilli Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals crushed the Murray State Racers 66-21 in their second game of the 2014 season. Here are some highlights from the blow out, courtesy of the ACC Digital Network. Although it wasn’t a competitive contest, it was sure nice to see freshmen LJ Scott and Reggie Bonnafon have strong debuts.
Via The Cardinal Connect
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville 66 – Murray State 21: Cards Crush Racers

Photo: The Cardinal Connect I’ve said it all week so I guess I might as well say it again. I absolutely hate when teams from BCS conferences play against FCS opponents. IMO, there is very little you can actually take away from it. Therefore, I’ll let Bobby Petrino share his thoughts. Stay tuned to The Cardinal Connect for more coverage of Saturday’s win. Quick Stats Team...
Via The Cardinal Connect
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville unveils rookies in 66-21 romp over Murray State

L. J. Scott’s  first touch will go for 68 yards, and three carries late he will score from the one-yard line. With apologies to Murray State, the divide between programs is so great that few fans expected to learn much about their University of Louisville football team when the two schools lined up Saturday at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. What they may gotten, however, was...
Via Louisville Card Game
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State at Louisville, ESPN3, 7 p.m.

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Via Louisville Card Game
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville vs. Murray State: Predicted MVP’s

Photo: The Cardinal Connect Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinal football program will take on the Murray State Racers in their second game of the 2014 season this evening. Given the fact that this is the one annual game against an FCS opponent, it’s a little tough to predict who’ll be the MVP’s, considering it could be anyone really. That said, here are two players that...
Via The Cardinal Connect
24 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 25 Louisville not looking past Murray State

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville's defensive players insist their victory over Miami was just a hint of how well they can play. The Cardinals feel they have much they can improve on even after holding the Hurricanes to 244 yards in Monday night's 31-13 victory. And they might need to be on their game Saturday night against a Murray State team coming off a 73-26 rout of Union...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville vs. Murray State: Three Predictions

Photo: Pete Cautilli I’m feeling pretty good about my prediction record having gone 3 for 3 in week 1 against Miami – Gardner won the battle of the newcomer QBs which was more or less the difference in the game, our front seven dominated the Miami offensive line, and our special teams came up with a huge touchdown immediately after Miami took their only lead of the game, giving...
Via The Cardinal Connect
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Getting To Know The Opponent: Murray State Racers

Murray State University is a four year public university located in Murray, Kentucky.  The school is located 3.5 hours southwest of Louisville and lies about 15 minutes north of the Tennessee border.  Murray State was founded in 1923 and currently rocks an enrollment of about 10,900.  Their colors are Navy, Blue, and Gold and those colors can be seen on the backs of all 17 varsity...
Via The Cardinal Connect
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Dyer Doubtful For Saturday’s Game Against Murray State

Photo: Pete Cautilli Following Thursday’s practice, Bobby Petrino updated the media on a number of things. One question lobbed to Petrino was an update on senior Michael Dyer who missed Monday’s season opener with a thigh contusion. Unfortunately it doesn’t sound like we’ll be seeing Dyer make his 2014 debut on Saturday against Murray State. “I don’t think he’s going...
Via The Cardinal Connect
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State Head Coach Chris Hatcher Previews Louisville

Murray State head coach Chris Hatcher met with the media earlier this week to preview Saturday’s game against Louisville. First thing first, I think we can all agree that Coach Hatcher’s accent and voice is as good as any coach that Louisville will face this season. Also, he certainly seems to have a ton of respect for Bobby Petrino. Here is Hatcher’s full press conference.
Via The Cardinal Connect
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Walter Powell of Murray State has a private workout with the New York Jets

Walter Powell is one of the better specialists in the draft, and he will be showcasing his talents on April 20th in New York. The former Murray State Racer will have a private workout with the New York Jets. The Jets could use another wide out after releasing Santanio Holmes. The post Walter Powell of Murray State has a private workout with the New York Jets appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State’s T.J. Sapp posterized Belmont’s Evan Bradds with this dunk

Yeah, it’s never good to be on the receiving end of a dunk like this. Its dunks like this that make me never want to play pickup basketball, along with the fact that I am NOT GOOD at basketball. This post was really just an excuse to post …. THIS Related Posts Miami’s DeQuan Jones Best Dunk – MISS Knicks Iman Shumpert dunk Video: Jeremy Lamb misses dunk after UConn loss
Via College Football Section
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray St rolls, tops Jacksonville St 73-65

Jeffery Moss and Cameron Payne both scored 16 points as Murray State won its eighth straight, turning away Jacksonville State, 73-65 Saturday night. Brian Williams made the first of two free throws with 41 seconds left to cut the Racers' lead to four points, 69-65, but Jarvis Williams hit a pair of free throws and capped the scoring with a dunk to put the game away. Darion...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Payne lifts Murray State over E. Illinois 70-66

Cameron Payne scored seven points in the final 1:22 to carry Murray State to a 70-66 comeback victory on Thursday night at Eastern Illinois. Payne's basket with 1:21 left gave the Racers the lead for good at 63-62. His 3-pointer on the next Racers possession made it a four-point lead with 22 seconds to go. After a layup by Sherman Blanford cut the score to 66-64, Payne made...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Darian Yahyavi, DB, Murray State

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Darian Yahyavi, DB, Murray State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? None really, a couple D3 schools. Just wasn’t quite developed yet. How did you come to make your college decision? Junior College helped me physically and mentally prepare myself for the next level, and matured […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandon Wicks, DB, Murray State

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Brandon Wicks, DB, Murray State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? I had offers from Memphis and UAB, and handful of other small schools. How did you come to make your college decision? I picked Murray State because a new coaching staff was coming in so […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandon Wicks, DB,...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Harris Bivin, OC/OG, Murray State

Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Harris Bivin, OC/OG, Murray State Another in the line of under-appreciated small-school prospects, Harris Bivin was a road-grading center for the Murray State Racers for 3 seasons, putting up impressive tape vs. Florida State and Missouri along the way. Small school offensive linemen exceed expectations almost regularly, and Bivin should be [...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray St. beats Tennessee-Martin 91-77

Cameron Payne knocked down six 3-pointers and scored 27 points to lead Murray State in a 91-77 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Tennessee-Martin on Sunday afternoon. Payne was 6 of 10 from long range and finished with five assists. Jarvis Williams and Jeffery Moss both added 20 points, with Williams finishing with 15 boards and Moss going 14 of 14 from the line for the Racers...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State outlasts SE Missouri State 82-75

Cameron Payne scored 23 points to lead Murray State over SE Missouri State 82-75 on Thursday. Murray State (6-7, 1-0 Ohio Valley) shot 44 percent from the floor, including 9 of 26 (35 percent) from beyond the arc. Jarvis Williams scored 16 points and a career-high 18 rebounds for the Racers, while T.J. Sapp added 14 points. Murray State had 13 offensive rebounds and turned those...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State Brandon Wicks NFL Draft Breakdown

Brandon Wicks (Murray, Ky.) earned second-team honors after leading the team in tackles for the third time in his career. Wicks led the OVC with 60 solo tackles and was tied for third with 98 total stops. He also added two interceptions, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. He registered four double-digit tackle games, including 10 solo stops in the victory over Jacksonvill...
Via College2Pro.com
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Illinois coach: Players 'bunch of mama's boys'

Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson lambasted his players after a loss at Murray State, calling them ''uncoachable,'' a ''bunch of mama's boys'' and comparing disciplining his young team to housebreaking a puppy. Hinson was not made available for comment Wednesday morning. He's holding a regularly scheduled news conference in the afternoon...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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