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O.J. Murdock
O.J.  Murdock

RS Freshman

Tampa, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 187



Redshirt freshman wide receiver who looks to break into the rotation this fall... blessed with excellent speed... could also factor in on special teams as a kick returner.

2005: Highly-touted recruit who was redshirted as a true freshman... had some health issues that limited his development in the fall.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Middleton High School in Tampa, Fla. in 2005... played for Coach Harry Hubbard... started his prep career at Hillsborough High and was on the varsity football team as a freshman... caught 57 passes for 927 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior and 33 passes for 835 yards and seven TDs as a junior... named first-team All-County and All-State... chosen for the Florida-California Bowl and was selected to play in the US Army National All-Star game but was unable to participate... rated the 10th-best wide receiver in the nation, the 17th-best player in the state of Florida and the 88th-best player in the country by rated the 28th-best wide receiver in the nation by SuperPrep... rated the 7th-best wide receiver in the country by Prep Star... rated the 26th-best player in the southeast by Tom Lemming... also ran track... was fourth in the state in the 100 and 200 meters as a sophomore... was a national champion sprinter when he was 14 years-old.

PERSONAL: Orenthal J. Murdock was born Feb. 15, 1987... pursuing a degree in sports and entertainment management.

O.J. Murdock

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