Jake Murphy

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Jake Murphy
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Murphy in the 2015 NFL preseason.
No. 83
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1989-09-21) September 21, 1989 (age 30)
Atlanta, Georgia
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school:American Fork (UT)
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Jacob Thomas Murphy (born September 21, 1989) is a former American football tight end. He was signed by the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2014. He played college football at the University of Utah.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Murphy decided to forego his senior year at the University of Utah to declare for the 2014 NFL Draft.[2] After going unselected in the draft, he signed with the Oakland Raiders on May 10, 2014.[3]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On September 23, 2014, Murphy was signed to the Miami Dolphins' practice squad.[4]

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Murphy was signed to the practice squad of the Cincinnati Bengals on November 3, 2014.[5]

He was waived on August 19, 2015.[6]

Denver Broncos[edit]

The Denver Broncos claimed Murphy off waivers on August 20, 2015.[7] On August 31, 2015, he was released by the Broncos.


Murphy is the son of Dale Murphy, a former Major League Baseball outfielder (1976–93).[1]


  1. ^ a b Judd, Brandon (September 30, 2014). "Former Utah tight end Jake Murphy signs to Miami Dolphins practice squad". Deseret News. Retrieved October 18, 2014.
  2. ^ Greenspan, Dan (December 27, 2013). "Utah TE Jake Murphy declares for 2014 NFL Draft". NFL.com. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  3. ^ Utah TE Jake Murphy excited to be a Raider, put draft process behind him
  4. ^ Judd, Brandon (September 23, 2014). "Former Utah tight end Jake Murphy signs to Miami Dolphins practice squad". DesertNews.com. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  5. ^ Bengals add Justin Jackson and Jake Murphy to practice squad
  6. ^ Harvey, Coley (August 19, 2015). "Bengals waive TE Jake Murphy, sign WR Michael Bennett". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  7. ^ Mason, Andrew (August 20, 2015). "Broncos claim TE Jake Murphy off waivers; place Marvin Austin Jr. on injured reserve". DenverBroncos.com. Retrieved August 20, 2015.

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