William Murrah

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William Murrah
Born (1900-09-05)September 5, 1900
Plano, Texas, United States
Died June 1, 1956(1956-06-01) (aged 55)
San Antonio, Texas
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 215 pounds (98 kg)
Position(s) Offensive Lineman
College Texas A&M University
Career highlights
Awards Won 1922 NFL Championship
Canton Bulldogs
St. Louis All-Stars

William Ervin "Cap" Murrah (September 5, 1900 – June 1, 1956) was a professional football player who spent two years of the National Football League with the Canton Bulldogs and the St. Louis All-Stars. Murrah was a part of the Bulldogs' 1922 NFL championship team. In 1923, he played for the All-Stars. He played college football at Texas A&M University. Cap later was inducted into the Texas A&M Hall of Fame.[1] While at A&M, Maurrah helped the Aggies win the 1922 Dixie Classic, when he recovered the football at the Centre College Praying Colonels' thirty-three yard line, setting up a touchdown on the possession.


  1. ^ "Texas A&M Lettermen's Association :: Home". Lettermen.tamu.edu. Retrieved 2010-05-14. 


  • Schoor, Gene (1994). The Fightin' Texas Aggies: 100 Years of A&M Football. Dallas, Texas: Taylor Publishing Company. 

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