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Latavius Murray | Running Back

Team: UCF Knights
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 225

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Raiders selected Central Florida RB Latavius Murray with the No. 181 overall pick.
Murray (6-foot-2 5/8, 223) rushed 198 times for 1,106 yards (5.59 YPC) and 15 touchdowns as a senior. He was a high-scoring back throughout his career, reaching pay dirt on 43 occasions. Also a capable pass catcher, Murray upped his stock with a blistering 4.38 forty and 1.48 ten-yard split at the Knights' Pro Day. He has versatility to be a short-yardage pounder and/or West Coast-type fullback. Murray will compete with Rashad Jennings and Jeremy Stewart behind Darren McFadden in Oakland. Sat, Apr 27, 2013 04:20:00 PM

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UCF RB Latavius Murray has received interest from Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals.

Murray is a bigger back, said to have weighed in at 225 pounds at his workouts in California, and hasn't had a fumble in 407 carries. "The defense's job is to get the ball away from you," Murray said. "My job was to make consistent progress, make plays and keep the ball for us. To win, you need the ball. I never want to surrender the ball. That's just been my approach along the way. Hopefully it does help in how people view me as a running back," he said. He has a pro day March 20.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 04:20:00 PM

UCF senior RB Latavius Murray rushed for 108 yards, averaging 7.7 per carry, and added one touchdown.

Murray's longest run went for 43 yards. Miami transfer Storm Johnson drew most of the offseason buzz, but if this game is any indication, Murray is the one to watch in the Golden Knights' backfield. The senior is a much larger back, but showed some quality burst against Akron.
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 11:24:00 PM

UCF’s Latavius Murray ran for 233 yards, 2 touchdowns and added third TD in a 31-14 win over visiting UTEP.

Injuries opened the door for Murray to see extended playing time (21-87-1) last week against East Carolina and he followed up with a big-time effort Friday. Murray had 21 carries for an average of 11.1 per tote and 2-24-1 receiving for a 257-yard day.
Fri, Nov 25, 2011 11:03:00 PM