Richard Murphy (American football)

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Richard Murphy
No. -- Free agent
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-09-18) September 18, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth: Monroe, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Rayville (LA)
College: Louisiana State
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Rushing yards: 92
Rushing average: 4.0
Rushing touchdowns: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Richard Lee Murphy (born September 18, 1986) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Louisiana State.

As a senior at LSU, Murphy was chosen by the coaching staff to wear the No. 18 jersey, which signifies the player who displays the best leadership qualities.[1] Only a "part-time player" over his career at LSU, Murphy was seen as a development prospect, and went undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft.[2] Murphy was released by the Jaguars on August 31, 2012. He was signed to the team's practice squad on October 31.

Murphy was released by the Jaguars on May 6, 2013.

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