The Eagles will face a Deacon defense will a strong secondary
The quarterback is making the most of his final year of eligibility
Murphy throws two TDs, but isn't enough against the Tigers
The Eagles welcome the Tigers on Homecoming Weekend
Murphy rushes for third 100-plus game, scores two TDs
NCAA Football: Clemson at Boston College (USATSI)
NCAA Football: Boston College at North Carolina State (USATSI)
The Eagles take on Main at home
NCAA Football: Southern California at Boston College (USATSI)
MURPHY'S CAREER HIGHS (AT FLORIDA) Attempts: 46 (Vanderbilt, 2013) Completions: 30 (Vanderbilt, 2013) Yards: 305 (Vanderbilt, 2013) Long Pass: 83 (Georgia, 2013) Touchdowns: 3 (Arkansas, 2013) Interceptions: 3 (Vanderbilt, 2013) Rushes: 10 (3x, last Georgia, 2013) Rush Yards: 84 (Tennessee, 2013) Rush Touchdowns: 1 (3x, last Georgia, 2013) Rush Long: 28 (Tennessee, 2013)
NOTES: Transferred to Boston College for the spring (2014) semester ... graduated from the University of Florida.
AT FLORIDA: Played in nine games before missing the final three because of injury ... started six games ... completed 112-of-185 passes for 1,216 yards with six touchdowns and five interceptions ... recorded his first home start against Arkansas and completed 16-of-22 passes for 240 yards with three touchdowns, marking the highest QB rating (209.4) for a UF quarterback against an SEC opponent since Rex Grossman had a rating of 235.9 against LSU on Oct. 6, 2001 ... threw for a career-high 305 yards on 30-of-46 passing with one touchdown against Vanderbilt; completed a pass to 11 different players against the Commodores ... registered his first career start at Kentucky and completed 15-of-18 passes for 156 yards and one touchdown and one interception; also rushed for 36 yards and a score; completed his first 13 passes against Kentucky ... named a team captain for the Kentucky and LSU games.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked a two-star prospect by Rivals.com...Accounted for more than 30 touchdowns with 1,100 passing and 1,100 rushing during his career as a dual-threat quarterback at Wethersfield...Won the triple jump at the State Open Track Meet with a jump of 46'7"...Coached by John Campanello.
PERSONAL: Tyler Murphy, born January 12, 1992 ... enrolled in the Woods College of Advancing Studies ... is the recipient of The Richard F. Powers, Jr. '40 Quarterback Scholarship Fund ... earned bachelor's degree in telecommunications from the University of Florida in December 2013 ... Tyler is the son of Vanessa and Peter Murphy.