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Matt Murphy
G #61
Height:
6-4
Weight:
300
College:
Nevada-Las Vegas
Hometown:
Lake Forest, CA
Experience:
1

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Bio

Murphy joins Bengals after spending 2011 regular season on Colts practice squad ... Durable lineman in college at Nevada-Las Vegas, where he played in every game of his college career, including making 33 consecutive starts at left tackle.

Murphy joins Bengals after spending 2011 regular season on Colts practice squad ... Durable lineman in college at Nevada-Las Vegas, where he played in every game of his college career, including making 33 consecutive starts at left tackle.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Atlanta as a college free agent on 7-27-11 ... Waived on 9-1-11 ... Signed with Indianapolis to practice squad on 9-28-11 ... Signed to Colts offseason roster on 1-4-12 ... Waived on 5-18-12 ... Acquired by Bengals on waivers on 5-21-12.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2011 - Played in first three preseason games for Atlanta, before being waived ... Spent Games 4-16 on Colts practice squad.

COLLEGE: Four-year letterman (2007-10) at UNLV ... Earned Freshman All-America honors in 2007 ... Honorable mention All-Mountain West Conference as a senior ... Won school’s Outstanding Character Award following his junior season.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Lake Forest, Calif. ... Attended El Toro High School, where he lettered three times and was a team captain as a senior ... Played both offensive tackle and nose tackle ... Also lettered in high school in wrestling and track and field (discus and shot put) ... Three-time Academic All-MWC team, and earned spot on Dean’s Honor list in spring 2009.

NOTE ABOUT NFL EXPERIENCE: Murphy did not earn an accrued year of experience toward NFL free agency in 2011 because he was not on a 53-player roster, a Reserve/Injured list or a Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list for the required minimum of six games that year.

Recent Articles

  • Defining draft

    Posted 20 hours ago

    Go back to that franchise-changing draft of 2011 when they took the silky smooth A.J. Green with the fourth pick and the deadly resourceful Andy Dalton next with the 35th pick. And just maybe one of the bigger reasons the Bengals have gone to five straight postseasons since is because of who they are as much as what they’ve done.

  • Bengals.com Media Mock Draft: Final Edition

    Posted Apr 26, 2016

    The final Bengals.com Media Mock Draft is in from our national panelists on newspapers and web sites and it leaves you feeling a little bit like you just watched the umpteenth slate of Super Tuesday primary returns. Not bad. But you’d just as soon have the real thing and November is here Thursday (8 p.m.-NFL Network, ESPN) when the first round of the draft takes the stage in Chicago.

  • Date Night just one of busy days for Dalton Foundation

    Posted Apr 26, 2016

    The Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation began its hectic spring fling Tuesday night with its second annual “Date Night,” at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza in downtown Cincinnati.

  • Notes: Hawk release opens door for Dansby; Marv draft thoughts; Weissman leads V.I.P. vanguard

    Posted Apr 26, 2016

    The Bengals went one-in-one-out on veteran NFL linebackers Tuesday when they released A.J. Hawk two days before the first round of the NFL Draft.

  • Lewis News Conference 4/26 Transcript

    Posted Apr 26, 2016

    Marvin Lewis news conference transcript 4/26/2016

Recent Videos

  • Scout's Take: Wide Receivers '16

    Posted 6 hours ago

    Bengals' scout, Steve Radicevic, previews some of the talent at wide receiver in the 2016 NFL Draft

  • Scout's Take: Quarterbacks '16

    Posted Apr 27, 2016

    Bengals' scout, Mike Potts, previews some of the top quarterbacks in the 2016 NFL Draft.

  • Drafted by Bengals: Clint Boling

    Posted Apr 27, 2016

    The Cincinnati Bengals have had a successful run of NFL Drafts, selecting players and developing them into contributors on the roster. Bengals.com highlights the 2011 selection of OL Clint Boling (101st overall) in this edition of Drafted by Bengals.

  • Dalton's Foundation hosts Date Night event

    Posted Apr 26, 2016

    The Andy and Jordan Dalton Foundation hosted a Date Night event in downtown Cincinnati for parents with children in the hospital. Dalton said the event is important to his foundation so parents may "strengthen their marriage through a tough time."

  • Scout's Take: Linebackers '16

    Posted Apr 26, 2016

    Bengals' scout, Mike Potts, previews some of the top linebackers in the 2016 NFL Draft.

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