Jared Murphy
Jared  Murphy
RS Senior

Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Columbia City

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 182

Wide Receiver

2017: Appeared in all 12 games, with nine starts … finished season with 38 catches for 430 yards and two touchdowns … caught five passes for 69 yards in season opener at Marshall … had five catches for 89 yards and a touchdown against Bowling Green … recorded seven receptions for 83 yards and a touchdown in win at Ball State … averaged 6.2 yards per return as the RedHawks’ punt returner … recipient of team’s Offensive Skill Player of the Year award.

2016: Played in all 13 games … started seven contests … finished season with 43 receptions for 552 yards and five touchdowns … had nine catches for 122 yards and two scores in a win at Eastern Michigan … had two catches for 57 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a win at Buffalo … had seven receptions for 72 yards in a win versus Ball State.

2015: Played in 12 games, starting six ... totaled 29 receptions for 439 yards and two touchdowns ... recorded five receptions for a season-high 101 yards in a victory over Presbyterian ... caught a season-high seven catches for 91 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Eastern Michigan ... also had three rushes for six yards ... returned six punts for a total of 52 yards.

2014: Played in 12 games, making eight starts ... finished with 42 receptions for 600 yards and four touchdowns on the season ... added 28 rushing yards and two scores ... tallied four receptions for 67 yards and a touchdown against Eastern Kentucky ... caught three passes for 39 yards and two touchdowns versus Buffalo ... had a rushing and receiving score at Central Michigan.

2013: Played in three games before suffering a season-ending injury ... finished the year with six receptions for 62 yards ... had a season-high four catches for 38 yards at UMass ... recorded two catches for 24 yards versus Central Michigan.

High School: Earned all-state, all-area and all-conference honors as a senior ... named to the Indiana Gridiron Digest Prime Time 25 and the IFCA Top 50 ... recorded 94 catches for 1,363 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior in 2012 ... notched 14 career interceptions as a defensive back ... also played quarterback and punted, and was a returner of both kicks and punts.

Personal: Born July 20, 1994 ... son of Chuck and Jo Ella Murphy ... majoring in Sport Leadership & Management.

Career Highs:
Receptions: 9 at Eastern Michigan (10/29/16)
Receiving Yards: 122 at Eastern Michigan (10/29/16)
Long: 58 at Cincinnati (9/24/16)
Touchdowns: 2 at Buffalo (9/27/14) and vs. EMU (11/7/15),
at Buffalo (11/12/16)