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Louis Murphy
WR #83
Height:
6-2
Weight:
200
College:
Florida
Hometown:
St. Petersburg, Fla.
Experience:
4
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 75 139 1,961 14.1 26.1 75 10 28 8 92 5
2014 TB 4 18 217 12.1 54.3 41 2 4 1 10 1
2013 NYG 14 6 37 6.2 2.6 8 1 0 0 2 1
2012 CAR 16 25 336 13.4 21 55 1 4 2 16 1
2011 OAK 11 15 241 16.1 21.9 47 0 4 1 11 0
2010 OAK 14 41 609 14.9 43.5 70 2 10 2 27 2
2009 OAK 16 34 521 15.3 32.6 75T 4 6 2 26 0
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 75 14 0.2 146 10.4 1.9 1 43 7 50 2 1 0
2014 TB 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 NYG 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CAR 16 1 0.1 3 3 0.2 0 3 0 -- 0 0 0
2011 OAK 11 6 0.5 69 11.5 6.3 1 27 4 66.7 1 0 0
2010 OAK 14 1 0.1 43 43 3.1 0 43 1 100 1 1 0
2009 OAK 16 6 0.4 31 5.2 1.9 0 13 2 33.3 0 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 75 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 TB 4 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 NYG 14 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CAR 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 OAK 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 OAK 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 OAK 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 75 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
2014 TB 4 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1 0 0
2013 NYG 14 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2012 CAR 16 1 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- 1 1 0 0
2011 OAK 11 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2010 OAK 14 2 1 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2009 OAK 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Traded by Oakland to Carolina in exchange for a conditional draft choice (7/24/12)...Selected in the fourth round (124th overall) of the NFL Draft by Oakland (4/26/09).

GP/GS
Career (57/24); 2012 (16/5); 2011 (11/1); 2010 (14/9); 2009 (16/9).

2012
Acquired by Carolina in a trade with Oakland in exchange for a 2013 seventh-round draft choice (7/24)...Played in 16 games with five starts...Posted 25 catches for 336 yards and one touchdown...Rushed once for three yards...Scored a touchdown on a fumble recovery...Contributed to offense that produced 5,771 total net yards and 328 first downs, the second-highest totals in team history...Started when the Panthers opened with three wide receivers at Tampa Bay (9/9) and versus Dallas (10/21) and in place of an injured Brandon LaFell at Washington (11/4), versus Atlanta (12/9) and at San Diego (12/16)...At Chicago (10/28): Recovered a fumble by quarterback Cam Newton in the end zone for a touchdown...At Philadelphia (11/26): Outleaped two Eagles defensive backs and overcame pass interference to snag a season-long 55-yard reception...At Kansas City (12/2): Snared an eight-yard touchdown on a slant over the middle.

2011
Played in 11 games with one start for Oakland...Recorded 15 catches for 241 yards...Added six carries for 69 yards and one touchdown...Inactive for the first five games after having surgery during the preseason for an injured groin...Vs. Detroit (12/18): Scored first career rushing touchdown on a 12-yard wide receiver reverse...Vs. San Diego (1/1): Started when Raiders opened in a three-receiver set...Notched season highs of five receptions and 72 yards.

2010
Played in 14 games with nine starts for Oakland...Posted career highs of 41 receptions and 609 yards with two touchdowns...Rushed once for 43 yards...Inactive versus Seattle (10/31) and versus Kansas City (11/7) with an injured chest...Vs. St. Louis (9/19): Equaled single-game career high of six catches for 91 yards, including a four-yard touchdown...At Arizona (9/26): Produced second career 100-yard receiving outing with 119 yards on five receptions...At Denver (10/24): Sustained a chest injury, causing him to miss the next two games...At Jacksonville (12/12): Matched single-game career high of six catches for 59 yards and an eight-yard touchdown.

2009
Drafted in the fourth round (124th overall) by Oakland...Played in 16 games with nine starts...Ranked second on the team with 34 catches for 521 yards and a team-leading four touchdowns...Gained 31 yards rushing on six attempts...Vs. San Diego (9/14): Made NFL debut as starter in regular season opener...Along with Darrius Heyward-Bey, became the first pair of rookie wide receiver teammates to start in the NFL since 2000 and just the third since 1977...Responded with four receptions for 87 yards and one touchdown...Scored first career touchdown on a 57-yard pass from quarterback JaMarcus Russell in fourth quarter...Vs. Cincinnati (11/22): Caught 29-yard touchdown to tie game with 33 seconds left in regulation before Raiders won in overtime...At Pittsburgh (12/6): Generated first ever 100-yard receiving effort with a single-game career-high 128 yards and two touchdowns on four catches...Hauled in a career-long 75-yard touchdown, the longest reception by a rookie in the NFL in 2009...Scored game-winning touchdown on an 11-yard catch with nine seconds remaining in the fourth quarter...Vs. Baltimore (1/3): Established single-game career high with six receptions for 59 yards.

COLLEGE
Played in 48 games with 26 starts at Florida...Totaled 77 catches for 1,245 yards and 13 touchdowns...Ended career with a catch in 27 consecutive games...Helped Gators win BCS National Championship as a sophomore and senior...2008 (Sr.): Started 14 games...Led the team with 655 receiving yards, tied for first with seven receiving touchdowns and finished second with 38 receptions...Ranked fourth in the Southeastern Conference with an average of 17.2 yards per catch...2007 (Jr.): Played in 13 games with 10 starts...Registered 37 catches for 548 yards and five touchdowns...2006 (So): Played in 12 games with two starts...Caught two passes for 42 yards, including a 35-yard touchdown for first career reception...2005 (Fr.): Played in nine games...Appeared primarily on special teams.

PERSONAL
Attended Lakewood HS in St. Petersburg, Fla....Majored in recreation event management at Florida.

TRANSACTIONS
Traded by Oakland to Carolina in exchange for a conditional draft choice (7/24/12)...Selected in the fourth round (124th overall) of the NFL Draft by Oakland (4/26/09).

GP/GS
Career (57/24); 2012 (16/5); 2011 (11/1); 2010 (14/9); 2009 (16/9).

2012
Acquired by Carolina in a trade with Oakland in exchange for a 2013 seventh-round draft choice (7/24)...Played in 16 games with five starts...Posted 25 catches for 336 yards and one touchdown...Rushed once for three yards...Scored a touchdown on a fumble recovery...Contributed to offense that produced 5,771 total net yards and 328 first downs, the second-highest totals in team history...Started when the Panthers opened with three wide receivers at Tampa Bay (9/9) and versus Dallas (10/21) and in place of an injured Brandon LaFell at Washington (11/4), versus Atlanta (12/9) and at San Diego (12/16)...At Chicago (10/28): Recovered a fumble by quarterback Cam Newton in the end zone for a touchdown...At Philadelphia (11/26): Outleaped two Eagles defensive backs and overcame pass interference to snag a season-long 55-yard reception...At Kansas City (12/2): Snared an eight-yard touchdown on a slant over the middle.

2011
Played in 11 games with one start for Oakland...Recorded 15 catches for 241 yards...Added six carries for 69 yards and one touchdown...Inactive for the first five games after having surgery during the preseason for an injured groin...Vs. Detroit (12/18): Scored first career rushing touchdown on a 12-yard wide receiver reverse...Vs. San Diego (1/1): Started when Raiders opened in a three-receiver set...Notched season highs of five receptions and 72 yards.

2010
Played in 14 games with nine starts for Oakland...Posted career highs of 41 receptions and 609 yards with two touchdowns...Rushed once for 43 yards...Inactive versus Seattle (10/31) and versus Kansas City (11/7) with an injured chest...Vs. St. Louis (9/19): Equaled single-game career high of six catches for 91 yards, including a four-yard touchdown...At Arizona (9/26): Produced second career 100-yard receiving outing with 119 yards on five receptions...At Denver (10/24): Sustained a chest injury, causing him to miss the next two games...At Jacksonville (12/12): Matched single-game career high of six catches for 59 yards and an eight-yard touchdown.

2009
Drafted in the fourth round (124th overall) by Oakland...Played in 16 games with nine starts...Ranked second on the team with 34 catches for 521 yards and a team-leading four touchdowns...Gained 31 yards rushing on six attempts...Vs. San Diego (9/14): Made NFL debut as starter in regular season opener...Along with Darrius Heyward-Bey, became the first pair of rookie wide receiver teammates to start in the NFL since 2000 and just the third since 1977...Responded with four receptions for 87 yards and one touchdown...Scored first career touchdown on a 57-yard pass from quarterback JaMarcus Russell in fourth quarter...Vs. Cincinnati (11/22): Caught 29-yard touchdown to tie game with 33 seconds left in regulation before Raiders won in overtime...At Pittsburgh (12/6): Generated first ever 100-yard receiving effort with a single-game career-high 128 yards and two touchdowns on four catches...Hauled in a career-long 75-yard touchdown, the longest reception by a rookie in the NFL in 2009...Scored game-winning touchdown on an 11-yard catch with nine seconds remaining in the fourth quarter...Vs. Baltimore (1/3): Established single-game career high with six receptions for 59 yards.

COLLEGE
Played in 48 games with 26 starts at Florida...Totaled 77 catches for 1,245 yards and 13 touchdowns...Ended career with a catch in 27 consecutive games...Helped Gators win BCS National Championship as a sophomore and senior...2008 (Sr.): Started 14 games...Led the team with 655 receiving yards, tied for first with seven receiving touchdowns and finished second with 38 receptions...Ranked fourth in the Southeastern Conference with an average of 17.2 yards per catch...2007 (Jr.): Played in 13 games with 10 starts...Registered 37 catches for 548 yards and five touchdowns...2006 (So): Played in 12 games with two starts...Caught two passes for 42 yards, including a 35-yard touchdown for first career reception...2005 (Fr.): Played in nine games...Appeared primarily on special teams.

PERSONAL
Attended Lakewood HS in St. Petersburg, Fla....Majored in recreation event management at Florida.

 

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    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Louis Murphy (83) reaches the ball across the goal line while tackled by Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Jalil Brown (30) during the second half of an NFL football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
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    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Louis Murphy, center, pulls in a pass as Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, right, and free safety Kurt Coleman defend in the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
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    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Louis Murphy (83) celebrates with teammates after he recovered a Panthers fumble in the end zone for a touchdown against the Chicago Bears during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Louis Murphy (83) recovers a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown against the Chicago Bears during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Ther ball was fumbled by Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Louis Murphy (83) runs after making a catch against Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr (39) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)