William Murrah

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William Murrah
Position: Offensive Lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1900-09-05)September 5, 1900
Place of birth: Plano, Texas, United States
Date of death: June 1, 1956(1956-06-01) (aged 55)
Place of death: San Antonio, Texas
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
College: Texas A&M University
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Won 1922 NFL Championship
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

William Ervin "Cap" Murrah (September 5, 1900 – June 1, 1956) was a professional football player who spent two years of the National Football League with the Canton Bulldogs and the St. Louis All-Stars. Murrah was a part of the Bulldogs' 1922 NFL championship team. In 1923, he played for the All-Stars. He played college football at Texas A&M University. Cap later was inducted into the Texas A&M Hall of Fame.[1] While at A&M, Maurrah helped the Aggies win the 1922 Dixie Classic, when he recovered the football at the Centre College Praying Colonels' thirty-three yard line, setting up a touchdown on the possession.


  1. ^ "Texas A&M Lettermen's Association :: Home". Lettermen.tamu.edu. Retrieved 2010-05-14. 


  • Schoor, Gene (1994). The Fightin' Texas Aggies: 100 Years of A&M Football. Dallas, Texas: Taylor Publishing Company. 

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