Dan Murphy

Jr., Tight End, 6-3, 218

Shaker Heights, Ohio
St. Ignatius H.S.

A walk-on who saw first action last year, Murphy’s effort and enthusiasm could be a big plus for Commodore special teams this year.

Played on special team units in three games, with first collegiate action coming at Florida.

High School
Started as senior at OG, also played TE... School earned eighth state title during senior season, setting Ohio state record... Two-year letterman... Three-year wrestling letterman, was sectional champion in the 215-pound class as senior... Honor student with 3.6 GPA, was National Merit Semifinalist.

Murphy is working toward a degree in computer engineering from the School of Engineering.

Son of Paul and Frances Murphy... Born December 3, 1981... Dad is an executive in family business, mom is a nurse... Youngest of four siblings... Was a freshman walk-on... Enjoys playing the bagpipes.


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