| 200 lb (91 kg)|
| (1987-01-13) January 13, 1987 (age 28)|
2010 / Round: 3 / Pick: 65
American football cornerback
Lorraine Murphy, Douglas Lee
Elizabeth High School, University of South Florida
Jim Caldwell, Sean Payton, Jim Schwartz
Elizabeth, New Jersey
Jerome Murphy Wikipedia
Jerome Murphy (born January 13, 1987) is a former American football cornerback. He was drafted in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams. He played college football for the University of South Florida.
He has also played for the New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions, Washington Redskins, and Denver Broncos.
Murphy attended Elizabeth High School. He played defensive back and wide receiver. As a senior, he had 89 tackles and eight interceptions on defense and 582 receiving yards with seven touchdowns on offense.
Murphy attended the University of South Florida from 2005 to 2009. As a senior, he was a first team all-Big East selection by Phil Steele. During his career he started 25 of 51 games, recording 178 tackles, eight interceptions, and two forced fumbles.
Murphy was drafted in the third round of the 2010 draft by the St. Louis Rams. He was placed on injured reserve on August 31, 2011.
Murphy was waived by the Rams on September 1, 2012 and claimed by New Orleans Saints the next day. He was waived on September 17.
On September 18, he was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions.
On November 19, 2012, he was signed by the Washington Redskins. Murphy was waived on November 26, 2013.
Murphy, along with seven other players, were signed to future contracts with the Denver Broncos on January 22, 2014. He was released on August 30 for final roster cuts before the start of the 2014 season.