James Murphy (gridiron football)
|Date of birth||October 10, 1959|
|Place of birth||DeLand, Florida|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||150 lb (68 kg)|
|NFL draft||1981 / Round: 10 / Pick: 266
(by the Minnesota Vikings)
|1981||Kansas City Chiefs|
|1982–1990||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1986, 1988|
|CFL East All-Star||1986, 1987, 1988, 1989|
Murphy played for the Bombers from 1982-1990. He was named the league's Most Outstanding Player in 1986 and was a two-time All-Star. He helped the Bombers to three Grey Cup victories and finished his career with 9,036 receiving yards, which was the Blue Bombers record until it was broken by Milt Stegall.
He was elected into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2000 and was selected as one of the Blue Bombers 20 All-Time Greats in 2005.
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