Football player Byron Murphy Jr. is a member of the Arizona Cardinals. He represents the cornerback position. He stands 1.80 m tall and weighs 86 kg. He finished his high school studies and football career at Saguaro High School. He concluded his senior year of high school with 88 receptions for 1,733 yards and 21 touchdowns on offense, 52 tackles, seven interceptions, and seven picks.
He played collegiate football for the Washington Huskies at the University of Washington. In 2017, he played in six games with six starts after redshirting his first year at Washington. He missed seven games due to injury. He had a productive season with three interceptions and 16 tackles.
He had two interceptions in the Pac-12 Football Championship Game, which earned him the MVP award before he departed from the university. When he made his 2019 NFL Draft declaration in January of that year, he lost his last two years of eligibility. In the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft, Murphy was selected by the Arizona Cardinals with the overall number 33 pick.
On November 2, 2020, the organization placed him on the reserve/COVID-19 list. He wasn’t activated until November 11. At the beginning of the 2021 season, he was the Cardinals’ starting cornerback. Following two interceptions, including a pick-six of 29 yards, he was awarded the NFC Defensive Player of the Week in Week 3 of the 2021 season.
Where Is Byron Murphy Jr. From?
Byron Murphy Jr. is from Scottsdale, Arizona in the United States of America.