Football

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Najee Murray

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Steubenville, Ohio

High School:
Steubenville

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 186

Position:
DB

Najee Murray

03/28/2013

30 Buckeyes Named OSU Scholar-Athletes

The scholars were all part of Ohio State's unbeaten, 12-0 2012 season

03/28/2013

Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner

03/04/2013

Ohio State Spring Football Set to Kick Off

Earliest start, perhaps, in school history comes after a 103-day break in practices

10/08/2012

Urban Meyer Press Conference Transcript

Coach Meyer meets with the media during the weekly football press conference

09/10/2012

Urban Meyer Press Conference Transcript

Coach Meyer meets with the media during the weekly football press conference

Ohio State Overview: Najee Murray was contributing in games for the undefeated Buckeyes last year as a true freshman, until a knee injury and subsequent surgery ended his season ... before his injury, Murray had played in the first six games for the Buckeyes and had made three solo tackles on special teams ... his playing time totaled 74 plays in those six games including six plays as a cornerback in the season opener against Miami.

More on Najee: Murray is an OSU Scholar-Athlete who is exploring majors at Ohio State ... in high school, he was the leader of the secondary for three fine Steubenville Big Red teams, including the 12-2 2009 state semifinalist squad and the 11-1 team in 2011 that advanced to the regional semifinals ... Murray had 54 tackles as a senior and was named first-team Division III all-state by the Associated Press and was the state's AP co-defensive player of the year ... Murray led the Big Red with 17 receptions in 2011 for 280 yards and four touchdowns, and he averaged 16.8 yards per rush off 11 carries ... named a four-star recruit by Rivals.com in its final rankings, Murray was the No. 16 safety prospect in the nation by Rivals.com and held the No. 20 ranking from Scout.com ... had 62 tackles and two interceptions as a junior and 57 stops as a sophomore ... helped the 2011 Steubenville 4x200-meter relay team win a state title at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in a state record time of 1:27.02 ... played in the OHSFCA North-South Classic football game ... Najee is the son of Danita Murray-Hampton and Horace Hampton. (Note: Najee is pronounced NAH-jee)

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