DeMarco Murray NFL
DeMarco Murray NFL
DeMarco Murray, a running back who spent seven seasons in the National Football League (NFL), is currently a running back coach in American football. He was the NFL Offensive Player of the Year in 2014 after leading the NFL in both rushing yards and rushing touchdowns. He was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and once first-team All-Pro.
DeMarco Murray NFL Early Life
In Las Vegas, Nevada, Murray was born on February 12, 1988. Kevin Murray and Loraine Murray are his parents. 3 siblings and 4 sisters make up his family. He played football and was a three-time Conference Winner while attending Bishop Gorman High School. He rushed for 1,947 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior in 2005, and he also caught 22 passes for 624 yards and seven additional scores, garnering him All-State recognition. From 2006 to 2010, he was an Oklahoma Sooners football player for the University of Oklahoma. In his first game for the Sooners in 2007, after sitting out the 2006 NCAA football season, he rushed for 87 yards and five touchdowns, becoming the first athlete in school history to score four touchdowns in a half season.
He tied Adrian Peterson’s freshman touchdown record with 15 touchdowns as he completed the season with 127 carries for 764 yards. He had 31 receptions for 395 yards and four scores in addition to 179 carries for 1,002 yards at the end of the 2008 campaign. He had 41 receptions for 522 yards and four scores in addition to 171 carries for 705 yards at the end of the 2009 campaign. Murray rushed for 93 yards and a score in his final collegiate game.
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DeMarco Murray NFL Career
The Dallas Cowboys selected Murray with the 71st overall selection in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He agreed to a $4.97 million, four-year deal in July, which included a $622,000 signing incentive. At the conclusion of the 2011 season, he was the top rookie in the NFL in terms of yards per game, average carries, and rushing yards (897 yards on 164 runs) (second-most among rookie players). He joined the Philadelphia Eagles in March 2015. He only had eight carries for nine yards in his first contest with the Eagles. But he managed to score twice, once on an eight-yard run and once on a five-yard catch. He was dealt to the Tennessee Titans in March 2016.
Murray had a career-low 659 rushing yards and six scores as well as 39 receptions for 266 yards and a score as he wrapped up the 2017 campaign. The Titans dismissed him in March 2018. Murray made his NFL retirement official on July 13, 2018. He became the running backs coach for Kevin Sumlin’s Arizona Wildcats football squad in January 2019. He went back to his alma school, the University of Oklahoma, in January 2020 to serve as the running backs coach. Murray and Heidi Mueller are parents to a son and a girl. On January 19, 2015, the pair made their engagement public.
DeMarco Murray NFL Net Worth
DeMarco Murray has a net worth of $16 million. His worth was established from his career as a former professional football player and his current profession as a football coach.