Bio

Bio

Post NFL

After retiring from the league in 2018, Murray set his sights on broadcasting and business ventures. With an inherent passion for health and fitness, DeMarco sought to invest and grow the national salad chain, Chopt, and Nashville local spin studio, Tylt Cycle. Shortly after announcing his retirement, DeMarco accepted an offer to appear on-air for the FOX Sports CFB broadcast. While announcing primarily Big12 matchups, DeMarco was able to provide fans with a unique perspective on the game by drawing on his personal experiences. Most recently, Murray accepted the position as the Arizona Wildcats running back coach, where he will help to recruit and train college-level talent.

NFL

  • Signed with the Tennessee Titans on March 7th, 2016
  • 2014 AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2014 All-Pro Running Back
  • 2x NFC Offensive Player of the Month –September and October 2014
  • 6x FedEx Ground Player of the Week
  • On October 19, 2014 DeMarco became the first player in NFL history to start a season with 8 straight 100 rushing yard games, breaking Jim Brown’s 56 year old record
  • Named to the 2014 and 2015 Pro Bowl teams
  • On December 22, 2013 against Washington, became the first Cowboys running back to rush for 1,000 or more yards in a season since 2006 –ended season with a total of 1,121 yards
  • On November 28, 2013, DeMarco became the first Cowboy to score 3 TDs in a Thanksgiving game
  • NFL AP Rookie of the Year Finalist (2011), NFL AP Rookie of the Month (November 2011), and NFL Rookie of the Week (Week 7, 2011)
  • Most rush yards in Dallas Cowboys franchise history, 253 (single game)
  • Breaking Tony Dorsett’s & Emmitt Smith’s All Time franchise records
  • 2nd most rush yards in a single game by a rookie in NFL history
  • Most rush yards in 3 game span (466) in Cowboys history
  • 10th most rush yards in NFL History (single game)
  • Selected 71st Overall by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2011 NFL Draft

 

College

DeMarco Murray arrived in Dallas with an impressive collegiate résumé as a jack of all trades running back. Murray regularly displayed big-play ability with the threat to score from anywhere on the field. Murray left Oklahoma with 6,718 all-purpose yards (3,685 rushing, 1,571 receiving and 1,462 kickoff return). Additionally, he scored 65 times (50 on the ground, 13 through the air and two via kick return) while touching the ball 969 times (759 carries, 151 receptions and 53 kickoff returns). He averaged 6.9 yards every time he had the ball in his hands. He left the Sooners with career-records in total touchdowns, points scored (390), kickoff return average (27.58) and all-purpose yards. His 50 rushing touchdowns ranked second among active NCAA FBS players while his 65 total scores led active players and his all-purpose yardage was second. He is only the fifth player in Big 12 Conference history to score at least 60 times and one of just three to amass 6,000 all-purpose yards.

Personal

DeMarco was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV, where he graduated from the prestigious Bishop Gorman High School. As a senior, DeMarco was honored as an All-American and elected to the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, where he later announced that he’d attend the University of Oklahoma.

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