Patrick Murray (American football)
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Murray in 2014.
|No. 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|Date of birth:||June 22, 1991|
|Place of birth:||Mahwah, New Jersey|
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Career Template:If empty statistics as of 2014
|Field Goals Made:||20|
|Field Goals Attempted:||24|
|Field Goals %:||83.3|
|Long Field Goal:||55|
|Stats at NFL.com|
After playing for Don Bosco Preparatory High School, Murray considered attending college in Dublin, but decided to play for Fordham, with whom he served as both punter and kicker. He appeared in 44 games in four-year career (2009-2012) at Fordham, finishing with 186 punts for 7,985 yards and 38 made field goals on 54 attempts. As a senior he was named a consensus first-team All-American kicker after connecting on 25-30 (83.3%) field goals, while punting 52 times for 2,392 yards.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Murray signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a futures contract on December 31, 2013 after Buccaneers lost their last game of the 2013 season. He beat out veteran Connor Barth, who was released from the team August 29, 2014 when they made final roster cuts.
- "Tampa Bay Buccaneers field goal kicker Patrick Murray, a one-in-a-million chance guy, makes it". The Bradenton Herald. September 3, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
- Counihan, Patrick (September 6, 2014). "Irish kicker lands NFL contract with Tampa Bay Buccaneers". IrishCentral. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
- Former Ram Patrick Murray Signs NFL Future Contract with Tampa Bay
- Stroud, Rick (August 29, 2014). "Patrick Murray beats out Connor Barth as Bucs' kicker". TampaBay.com. Retrieved August 30, 2014.
- Stroud, Rick (August 29, 2014). "Patrick Murray beats out Connor Barth as Bucs' kicker". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
|Current starting placekickers in the National Football League (as of Week 17 of the 2014 NFL season)|
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