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Place of birth:  Cincinnati, Ohio
Name  Rico Murray
Position  Cornerback
Roster status:  Active
Education  Kent State University

Undrafted:  2009
Weight  89 kg
College:  Kent State
Height  1.8 m
Date joined  2009
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Date of birth:  (1987-08-21) August 21, 1987 (age 28)
Role  American football cornerback
Number  44 (Cincinnati Bengals / Cornerback)

Rico Murray (born August 21, 1987) is a Canadian football defensive back and linebacker for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Murray was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Kent State. He has also been a member of the Edmonton Eskimos and Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL.


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College career

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Murray played 47 games in four seasons (2005–08) at Kent State. He registered a total of 218 defensive tackles (125 solo, 93 assisted), 18 pass breakups, four interceptions, three fumbles forced and two fumble recoveries with the Golden Flashes. In his senior team as a captain he had 72 defensive tackles (47 solo, 27 assisted) and led team with seven pass breakups.

Cincinnati Bengals

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After going undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft, Murray signed as a free agent with the Cincinnati Bengals. In 2009, 2010 and 2011 Murray was on the 53-man roster bubble. However, he was released following the first game of the 2011 season on September 14, 2011. He re-joined the Bengals practice squad on January 3, 2012, and was waived on April 12, 2012. During his three-year tenure in the NFL Murray played in 9 games and made 19 tackles.

Edmonton Eskimos

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He signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on June 4, 2012.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

He signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on July 6, 2013. Murray played four seasons for the Ti-Cats, seeing action in 50 games and contributing 180 tackles on defense, 11 on special teams, 9 interceptions, 4 forced fumbles and 3 sacks. Following the 2016 season he was not re-signed by the Ti-Cats and became a free agent.

Toronto Argonauts

Murray signed with the Ti-Cats' divisional rival, the Toronto Argonauts, on March 3, 2017.


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