Connor Murphy (football)
|USC Trojans – No. 90|
|High school||Brophy College Preparatory (Phoenix, Arizona)|
|Born:||October 29, 1997|
|Height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Weight||274 lb (124 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Connor Joseph Murphy (born October 29, 1997) is an American football defensive end for the USC Trojans.
Murphy graduated from Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix, Arizona in 2016. As a senior, he was named 2016 AZ Prep Star All-American. As a junior in 2015 playing defensive end, he had 30 tackles, including 5 for loss, 2 sacks and 2 pass deflections despite being bothered all season with a groin injury that required surgery and limited him to 7 games.
A four star recruit, Murphy committed to the University of Southern California (USC) to play college football. He was a letterman in track, threw the shot put and discus on Brophy College Preparatory track team.
Brophy College Preparatory senior defensive end Connor Murphy, Nike Opening regional defensive lineman MVP award and an invitation to The Opening finals that started July 5, 2015 in Beaverton, Oregon.
DE Connor Murphy 2016 4-star recruit made national headlines news for slumber party., with Head Coach Jim Harbaugh of the University of Michigan Wolverines.
In 2016, Murphy received USC's service team player of the year award. In 2017, Murphy was only used in special teams. As a junior, Murphy saw action in 4 games, allowing him to redshirt. In 2019, Connor Murphy will compete for key playing time on the defensive line as a redshirt junior. Overall in his career, Murphy has 9 tackles, a fumble recovery and appeared in 27 games.
Connor's brother, [Trent Murphy], plays in the National Football League (NFL). His sister, Kayli Murphy, played women's basketball for Arizona State University.
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- USC Trojans bio
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