Shawn Murphy (American football)
At a scrimmage in Denver in August, 2011.
|Date of birth:||December 17, 1982|
|Place of birth:||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||295 lb (134 kg)|
|High school:||Highland (UT) Lone Peak|
|NFL Draft:||2008 / Round: 4 / Pick: 110|
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He played one year of college football at Ricks College before going on a two-year Mormon mission in Brazil; on his return, he attended several schools including Dixie State College of Utah before finishing at Utah State, where he earned academic all-conference honors. As a senior in 2007, he earned one of the top consistency grades of any player at his position in the collegiate ranks. He led all WAC offensive linemen with 137 knockdown blocks while also only allowing one quarterback sack. As a result, he received All-American honorable mention and All-WAC second team recognition.
- Former slugger Dale Murphy's son awaiting selection in NFL draft
- Joseph Person, "Peeking out from Dad's shadow: Panthers lineman Shawn Murphy is trying to make his own wayin pro sports, choosing football over Dale Murphy's specialty", Charlotte Observer, November 3, 2010.