High School: Played four years of football (played as a defensive end, offensive line, and slot) and basketball at University High School ... Named football MVP, first team Northeast Ohio and Honorable Mention All State his junior and senior years ... Coached by Jim Stephens at University School.
Personal: Son of Roger and Elizabeth Murphy ... Born on June 4, 1991 in Akron, Ohio ... Has one brother and one sister, Mike and Katie ... Earned academic honors from 2005-07 and academic high honors from 2007-08 member ... Enjoys traveling ... Lists playing in a football game his junior year with a 102 degree fever and going for six sacks as his most thrilling moment in his athletic career ... Favorite pro team is the Dallas Cowboys and favorite pro player is Wayne Rooney ... Plans to major in international business.