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Trent Murphy (Trenton Allen Murphy, born December 22, 1990) is currently a linebacker for the Pac 12 Stanford Cardinal football team.

Murphy is considered one of the top 3-4 defense OLB/DE prospects for the 2014 NFL Draft.

Career Highlights[edit]

College: Stanford University[edit]

Freshman / Sophomore years 2009, 2010[edit]

Murphy did not see field action in his freshman year (2009) and was sidelined due to injures in two games in his sophomore year (2010).

Junior year 2011[edit]

In 2011, Murphy bounced back from his 2010 injury to record stellar numbers, logging 40 tackles, 6.5 sacks and 10 tackles for loss. In his first game against San Jose State, Murphy recorded 5 tackles. Murphy registered a career high with 10 tackles, 9 solo, including 2 tackles for loss of yards against the nationally ranked 3rd Oregon Ducks. In the Fiesta Bowl against 13th nationally ranked Oklahoma state, Murphy sacked Brandon Weeden for a 9 yard loss.

Senior year 2012[edit]

Murphy started all 14 games of the 2012 season for the Stanford Football Pac 12 champions and the 2013 Rose Bowl win. Murphy led the Cardinal defense with 10 sacks and 18 tackles for loss. The best defensive records for Stanford since 2000 and 2004 respectively. Murphy’s season included 6 QB hurries, 4 passes broken up and 1 forced fumble. Murphy recorded his 1st career interception pass from Keith Price resulting in a 40 yard return for a touchdown. Murphy registered another career high game against nationally ranked 1st, Norte Dame with 10 tackles 1.5 sacks including 2.5 tackles for loss of yards. The Stanford defense was the 2012 NCAA Division I-A Sack Leaders with Murphy topping the list.

Career College Stats[edit]

Trent Murphy 2012 Season Sacks Sack Yards Solo Tackles Tackles for Loss* QB Hurry
San Jose State 0.0 0.0 3.0 1.0 0.0
Duke 1.0 7.0 1.0 1.5 0.0
USC 1.0 5.0 4.0 2.0 1.0
Washington 0.0 0.0 4.0 1.0 0.0
Arizona 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Notre Dame 1.5 11.0 5.0 2.5 3.0
California 1.0 3.0 2.0 1.0 0.0
Oregon State 0.0 0.0 3.0 2.0 1.0
Oregon (Ducks) 2.0 8.0 4.0 2.0 0.0
UCLA 0.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.0
UCLA PAC-12 Championship .05 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.0
Wisconsin Rose Bowl 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Washington State** 2.0 17 4.0 2.5
TOTAL 10.0 56.0 34.0 17.0 6.0
Average/Game 0.7 4.0 2.4 1.2 6.0

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*TFL 87 yards total
**Pick Six, 40 yard return

YEAR SCHOOL GP/GS TACKLES SACKS PASS DEFENSE FUMBLES PTS
SOLO AST TOTAL LOSS NO YRDS INT YRDS BU PD QBH RCV YRDS FF
2010 Stanford 0-2 2 - 2 1/3 1 / 3 - - - - - - -
2011 Stanford 13-13 25 15 40 10/50 7.5 / 43 - - 1 - - - -
2012 Stanford 14-14 38 18 56 18/87 10 / 56 1/40 4 4 6 - 1 6

High School Career[edit]

Trent Murphy graduated in 2009 from Brophy College Preparatory and played football for head coach Scooter Molander. In Murphy’s Junior season (2007-08) he helped back Brophy Prep to an Arizona 5A1 Division championship. As a Senior, 2008-09 he served as team captain, leading Brophy to a runner-up 5A1 Division finish.Trent Murphy also lettered in basketball and track and was the 2009 Arizona State Discus Champion with a best throw of 192-7ft.

References[edit]

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