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 Tyler Murphy
Tyler  Murphy
Hometown:
Wethersfield, Conn.

High School:
Wethersfield

Last College:
Univ. of Florida

05/04/2015

Six Eagles Hope to Make NFL Rosters

Four Eagles sign free agent contracts, two more invited to rookie camp

03/23/2015

Recap of Football's Pro Day

Recent BC players prepare for NFL

02/11/2015

Murphy, Kavalec Earn All-ACC Academic Honors

Murphy completed his master's degree in December

12/27/2014

Football Falls to Penn State in 2014 Pinstripe Bowl

Hilliman and Murphy for over 100 yards in loss

12/22/2014

Football's Murphy Named Connecticut Player of the Year

The dual-threat quarterback is third BC player to garner the honors

12/27/2014

Boston College vs. Penn State

NEW ERA PINSTRIPE BOWL Football USATSI photos -- 12/27/14

11/29/2014

Football vs. Syracuse

NCAA Football: Syracuse at Boston College (USATSI)

11/22/2014

Boston College vs. Florida State (USATSI)

Boston College vs. Florida State (USATSI)

11/08/2014

Football vs. No. 25 Louisville (USA Today)

Football vs. No. 25 Louisville; photos by Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

11/01/2014

Football vs. Virginia Tech

NCAA Football: Boston College at Virginia Tech (USATSI)

MURPHY'S CAREER HIGHS
Attempts: 46 (at Florida vs. Vanderbilt, 2013)
Completions: 30 (at Florida vs. Vanderbilt, 2013)
Yards: 305 (at Florida vs. Vanderbilt, 2013)
Long Pass: 83 (at Florida vs. Georgia, 2013)
Touchdowns: 3 (at Florida vs. Arkansas, 2013)
Interceptions: 4 vs. Louisville, Nov. 8, 2014
Rushes: 19 at Virginia Tech, Nov. 1, 2014
Rush yards: 191 vs. Southern California, Sept. 13, 2014
Rush touchdowns: 2, vs. Maine, Sept. 20, 2014, at NC State, Oct. 11, 2014
Long rush: 71 vs. Maine, Sept. 20, 2014

NOTES: Broke the Atlantic Coast Conference’s single-season record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 1,184, besting Clemson’s Woodrow Dantzler’s 1,061 set in 2001 … broke Boston College’s career quarterback rushing record with 965 in nine games … tied for second all-time for rushing touchdowns by a quarterback with 11 … transferred to Boston College for the spring (2014) semester … graduated from the University of Florida.

2014 (SENIOR): Name the Walter Camp Connecticut Player of the Year … also earned All-New England honors by the area’s writers … led the Eagles with 1,184 rushing yards and second on the team with 11 rushing touchdowns and 181 carries … finished third in the Atlantic Coast Conference for rushing yards and yards per game (91.7), topped only by two running backs … second among all quarterbacks nationally for rushing yards and yards per game … first among all quarterbacks in the country for yards per carry (6.54) … completed 131-of-230 passes for 1,623 yards with 13 passing touchdowns and 10 interceptions … became the first BC quarterback to rush for 100 yards in a single game, completing the feat five times in 2014 … tallied at least one rushing and passing touchdown in the same game six times … notched at least 100 rushing and 100 passing yards in the same game three times … rushed 13 times for 118 yards and a touchdown and threw a season-high 173 yards on 17-for-24 passing with one interception and one touchdown in the win at Massachusetts in BC debut (Aug. 30) … ran for a 51-yard score and threw for a 48-yard TD against Pittsburgh (Sept. 5) … recorded a career-high 191 yards on 13 carries, averaging 14.7 yards per rush and scored a touchdown in the upset of No. 9 Southern California (Sept. 13) … earned ACC Offensive Back of the Week honors for performance against the Trojans, recording the second-highest rushing total by an ACC quarterback in conference history … tallied two touchdowns, including on a career-long, 71-yard run, and passed for 11-of-18 for 169 yards with a TD in the win against Maine (Sept. 20) … rushed for 132 yards on 15 attempts, scoring two touchdowns – including one on a 47-yard run – and went 12-for-19 for 101 passing yards in the win at NC State (Oct. 25) … carried the ball a career-high 19 times for 127 yards and a 57-yard score, while passing for two TDs in the victory at Virginia Tech (Nov. 1) … recorded a season-long, 55-yard pass against Louisville (Nov. 8) … threw for one touchdown and rushed for one at No. 1 Florida State (Nov. 22) … passed for 160 yards with one touchdown on a 13-for-17 day against Syracuse (Nov. 29) … ran for 105 yards on 11 carries and rush for a touchdown and added 97 passing yards with two TDs in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl against Penn State (Dec. 26) … named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-ACC First Team … earned the Athletics Director’s Award for Academic Achievement.

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 … graduated with a master’s degree from the Woods College of Advancing Studies in December 2014 … 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.

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