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Darnell Murray
51  Darnell Murray

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Perris, Calif.

High School:
Citrus Hill HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 235

Position:
LB

Experience:
RS

UTEP ITEM: Tabbed to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA) in the spring of 2013.

2012: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Mountain Pass League Defensive Player of the Year and team Defensive MVP as a senior ... led Citrus Hill High School to a 12-1 record and league title his senior year, picking up All-CIF and second team All-Inland Empire honors ... recorded 143 tackles as a senior ... first team All-League and Team Defensive MVP as a junior, tallying 156 tackles ... participated in the Gridiron Academy Combine/Showcase 7 on 7 Big Man Competition in May of 2010 in Los Angeles ... three-year high school letterman for coach Eric Zomalt, seeing action at middle linebacker and fullback ... had a 3.7 GPA his senior year.

PERSONAL: Full name is Darnell Lamar Murray, Jr. ... parents are Darnell, Sr. and Kynan Murray ... born 9/12/94 (Oakland, Calif.) ... has two sisters ... first cousin is baseball Hall of Famer Eddie Murray ... undeclared major.