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  Jake Murphy
Jake Murphy

Player Profile
Alpine, Utah

High School:
American Fork HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 252





Jake Murphy Named to John Mackey Watch List

Tight end was honorable mention all-Pac-12 in 2012


Position Breakdown and 2013 Football Preview Part 1 - Offense

Talent runs deep on 2013 roster


Lotulelei, Dunn, Brenner Lead Utes All-Conference Selections

Lotulelei, Dunn make first team; Brenner second team.


Football Hosts Arizona in Final Home Game Saturday

Seniors will be honored in pre-game ceremony.


Football Takes Two-Game Win Streak to Washington

Utes and Huskies have late game Saturday.


Utah vs. Colorado

Utah football


Football vs. Utah St.

Utah defeated Utah State 30-26 in the opening game of the season


Utah vs BYU

Utah vs BYU


Utah vs. Northern Colorado - Thurs., 30, 2012

Utah vs. Northern Colorado - Thurs., 30, 2012

UTAH: Opted to forego his senior season to enter the 2014 NFL draft ... played in 30 games from 2011-13 with 14 starts ... missed five games with injuries.
-Named to the John Mackey preseason watch list ... missed four games with a broken wrist (vs. UCLA on Oct. 3) ... returned to play in the last three games ... in his final two college games, he had five receptions for 102 yards vs. Washington State and eight catches for 93 yards against Colorado ... season totals were 25 receptions for 417 yards and five touchdowns.
-Honorable mention All-Pac-12 ... played in all 12 games with five starts ... second on the team in receptions (33) and third in receiving yards (349) ... led Utah in touchdown catches (4) ... six receptions for a career-high 78 yards against Northern Colorado ... four catches for 65 yards against UCLA ... four catches for 42 yards and a touchdown vs. Oregon State.
Played in 10 games with two starts (ASU and Pitt) ... missed the Washington game with a knee injury ... five catches for 64 yards and a touchdown ... three catches for 51 yards with a 30-yard touchdown grab against BYU ... two catches for 13 yards vs. Oregon State.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2007 5A first-team all-State (Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News) ... also all-region and all-Utah Valley ... led American Fork HS (Utah) with 44 receptions for 853 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior in 2007 ... also played safety and had three interceptions, including two returned for touchdowns ... his junior year, he totaled 30 receptions for 530 yards and eight TDs ... second-team all-state in baseball ... also lettered in basketball ... led American Fork to region titles in football and baseball in 2007 ... signed with BYU out of high school.

PERSONAL: Son of Dale and Nancy Murphy ... father Dale, a former Major League Baseball outfielder (1976-93), was a six-time National League all-star whose number (#3) was retired by the Atlanta Braves ... six brothers and a sister ... brother Shawn played football at Utah State and spent time with the Denver Broncos ... married to the former Arianne Ingersoll ... served a church mission in Sydney, Australia and Boston, Mass. (with his family) ... communication major needs one semester to earn his bachelor's degree ... full name is Jacob Thomas Murphy ... born Sept. 21, 1989 in Atlanta.

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