Murphy completed his master's degree in December
Hilliman and Murphy for over 100 yards in loss
The dual-threat quarterback is third BC player to garner the honors
The Eagles welcomed bowl executive director mark Holtzman to The Heights
Josh Bordner awarded the Scanlan Award
NEW ERA PINSTRIPE BOWL Football USATSI photos -- 12/27/14
NCAA Football: Syracuse at Boston College (USATSI)
Boston College vs. Florida State (USATSI)
Football vs. No. 25 Louisville; photos by Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
NCAA Football: Boston College at Virginia Tech (USATSI)
MURPHY'S CAREER HIGHS
NOTES: Broke the Atlantic Coast Conference's single-season record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 1,079, besting Clemson's Woodrow Dantzler's 1,061 set in 2001 ... broke Boston College's career quarterback rushing record with 965 in nine games, set by Doug Flutie (939) over four years ... currently third on BC's all-time list for rushing touchdowns by a quarterback with 10 ... transferred to Boston College for the spring (2014) semester ... graduated from the University of Florida.
2014 (SENIOR): Named to the All-New England Team by the area's writers ... leads the Eagles with 1,079 rushing yards and second on the team with 10 rushing touchdowns and 170 carries ... third in the Atlantic Coast Conference for rushing yards and yards per game (89.9), 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 (6.3) ... completed 120-of-211 passes for 1,526 yards with 11 passing touchdowns and 10 interceptions ... became the first BC quarterback to rush for 100 yards in a single game, completing the feat four times in 2014 ... 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 (Aug. 30) in BC debut ... 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) ... named to Phil Steele's Midseason All-ACC First Team.
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.