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2015 NFL DRAFT

Latavius Murray, RB

School: UCF  |  Conference: C-USA
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Nedrow, NY
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 223 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
213186-7
Career Notes
He capped off his career ranking second all-time at UCF in overall touchdowns (44), eighth in rushing attempts (453), sixth in yards (2,424) and third in rushing touchdowns (37). He did not lose a fumble in his final 407 carries of his career, and only lost one fumble as a Knight which came as a freshman in 2008.
2012 Season
He led Conference USA by averaging 100.5 yards per game, and had 15 rushing touchdowns which were good for second on the UCF single-season list. Murray amassed 1,106 rushing yards even though he missed three games, marking the seventh-most yards by a Knight in school history.

Murray was selected to the All-C-USA First Team and Phil Steele?s All-C-USA First Team as a senior. He posted five 100-yard rushing games, and was the first player since the program?s inception in 1979 to have a rushing touchdown in nine-straight games. Coming out of the backfield, Murray notched 27 receptions, 231 receiving yards and four touchdowns in 2012, while he had 50 catches and 524 yards overall as a receiver.

2011 Season
Named the team's MVP following the season...Appeared in all 12 games with starts in the final two contests...Rushed 98 times for 549 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground and also caught 17 passes for 242 yards through the air and one touchdown...Charleston Southern 9/3: Rushed six times for 36 yards and two touchdowns...Boston College 9/10: Rushed 10 times for 72 yards and one touchdown with one reception for 18 yards...At BYU 9/23: Rushed 12 times for 31 yards and caught one pass for 12 yards...Marshall 10/8: Rushed three times for 11 yards and one touchdown...At SMU 10/15: Caught five passes for 52 yards...At UAB 10/20: Rushed three times for one yard and one touchdown and caught one pass for a career-high 53 yards...Memphis 10/29: Rushed seven times for 28 yards and caught two passes for 28 yards...Tulsa 11/3: Had three rushes for 14 yards, and a 14-yard catch...At Southern Miss 11/12: Had 19 rushing yards on four attempts, 31 receiving yards from two receptions, and a 69-yard kickoff return for a touchdown...At East Carolina 11/19: Posted 87 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries, while bringing in a 14-yard receptions...UTEP 11/25: A finalist for the nation's Running Back Performance of the Year presented by Intersport by racing for 233 yards on 21 attempts with two touchdowns, and also had two receptions for 24 yards and a touchdown...That effort marked UCF's fourth-best rushing performance in school history.
2010 Season
Conference USA Championship MVP...AutoZone Liberty Bowl MVP...Appeared in all 14 games with four starts RB and rushed 111 times for 637 yards and 11 touchdowns on the ground with five receptions for 47 yards and one touchdown through the air...South Dakota 9/4: Rushed four times seven yards and caught one pass for six yards...UAB 10/6: Rushed three times for 23 yards and one touchdown...At Marshall 10/13: Rushed eight times for 33 yards and one touchdown...Rice 10/23: Rushed seven times for 17 yards and caught one pass for 16 yards...ECU 10/30: Rushed seven times for 47 yards and one touchdown...At Houston 11/5: Rushed 11 times for 78 yards and one touchdown...At Tulane 11/20: Rushed 11 times for a career-high 146 yards and one touchdown...At Memphis 11/27: Rushed 16 times for 75 yards and two touchdowns...SMU 12/4: Rushed 20 times for 94 yards and one touchdown and caught two passes for 21 yards and a touchdown in route to earning C-USA Championship MVP honors...Georgia 12/31: Rushed 18 times for 104 yards and one touchdown in route to earning AutoZone Liberty Bowl MVP honors.
2009 Season
Earned a redshirt while recovering from knee surgery.
2008 Season
Appeared in eight games and rushed 46 times for 132 yards and three touchdowns on the ground with one catch for four yards through the air...South Carolina State 8/30: Rushed 11 times for 43 yards and two touchdowns...At Marshall 11/15: Rushed 15 times for 46 yards...At Memphis 11/22: Rushed 10 times for 25 yards and one touchdown.
High School
Earned three letters under coach Jason Ryan at Onondaga Central High School ...Named the 2007 Gatorade Football Player of the Year in the state of the New York by Rise Magazine ...Also named Class D Player of the Year and First-Team All-State by the New York State Sportswriters Association after rushing 175 times for 2,194 yards and 28 touchdowns ...On defense as a senior, recorded 78 tackles, forced three fumbles and returned two interceptions for touchdowns, giving him 35 total scores ...Also garnered first-team all-state honors as a junior when he carried the ball 193 times for 2,030 yards and 30 touchdowns ...As a sophomore, earned Third-Team All-State honors after rushing 212 times for 1,609 yards and 14 touchdowns...Was an all-league and All-Central New York performer all three seasons ...Ranked as the fifth-best prospect overall in the state of New York by Rivals.com ...Ranked as the No. 6 overall prospect in the state of New York by Scout.com ...Also recruited by Boston College, Connecticut, Maryland and Syracuse.
Personal
Son of Paul Murray and Tawanna Wright...Majoring in interpersonal/organizational communication.
 
LATEST NEWS
04/08/2013 - 2013 Central Florida Pro Day: Central Florida's Latavius Murray generating buzz among scouts...A total of 26 NFL teams sent representatives to Central Florida's pro day on March 20, which was also attended by Detroit Lions senior personnel executive James Harris. A total of 15 Central Florida players worked out. Latavius Murray, RB (6-foot-2 5/8, 223 pounds) - Murray ran the 40-yard dash in 4.40 and 4.38 seconds. He had a 10-foot-4 broad jump and a 36-inch vertical jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.36 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.81 seconds. He also performed 22 lifts of 225 pounds on the bench press. Murray was not at the combine, but has had a lot of workouts with NFL teams. This is a hot prospect right now and will be a draftable guy later this month. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com

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