Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 8/24/08: #2 WR, #25/750 Overall, Projected Rnd: 1-2 2008: Started all 14 games at flanker, as the team captain finished second on the team with 38 receptions for 655 yards (17.2 avg) and seven touchdowns...Averaged 2.71 catches and 46.79 yards receiving per game...Attempted one pass vs. Florida State...Also rushed twice for 7 yards...Caught at least one pass in every game...Caught 57.58% of the passes thrown to him (38-of-66), as 27 of his receptions produced first downs (71.05%), converting 5-of-9 third-down plays (55.56%) in the process...27 of his catches (71.05%) were good for at least 10 yards, including 14 for 20 yards or longer (36.84%)...Had key receptions to set up fourteen touchdown drives...Switched to jersey #9 from #82 prior to the season opener...Murphy started 26-of-48 games for Florida, hauling in 77 passes for 1,245 yards (16.2 avg)...16.88 percent of his receptions (13) produced touchdowns...Added 19 yards on three carries (6.3 avg) and attempted one pass...On special teams, he totaled 41 yards on three kickoff returns (13.7 avg) and recorded four solo tackles...Turned the ball over on a fumble just once, coming vs. Auburn in 2007...Closed out his career with a string of 27 consecutive games with at least one reception...2007: 13 GP; 10 GS; Rush: 1-12-12-0; Rec: 37-548-14.8-5; KR: 3-41-13.7-0; 1 Sol-1 TT; Saw action in all 13 games during the season, making 10 starts… Only games he did not start were against Troy, Auburn and LSU… Ranked third on the team with 37 receptions and 548 yards… Had at least one reception in all 13 games during the year, the only UF receiver to do so… Was on the receiving end of UF's longest pass completion of the year, a 66-yard touchdown grab against Kentucky… Had five touchdowns and averaged 14.8 yards per catch… 2006: 12 GP; 2 GS; Rec: 2-42-21-1; Made the second start of his collegiate career versus Florida State…Enjoyed his best game at Florida against LSU, catching a 35-yard TD pass from Tim Tebow for his first career reception and also caught a seven-yard toss from Tebow…Made his season debut in Florida's win at Tennessee...2005: Played in the final nine games of the season, mainly on special teams and five wide out sets…Did not catch any passes on the season…Made collegiate debut in the Kentucky game...Ran as the anchor on a 4 x400 relay on high school track team, winning the state championship as a sophomore… Also played basketball for the Lakewood Spartans at power forward.
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Raiders' picks: Round 4/124 - Louis Murphy, WR, Florida, 6-2, 203...Considered by some scouts to be a third-round talent, the Raiders couldn't resist adding another infusion of speed to go along with Heyward-Bey. Has Raiders size as well as track speed, scoring 13 touchdowns on 77 career catches with 1,245 yards at Florida. - by The Sports Xchange
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12/24/12 - WR Louis Murphy had just one catch for five yards against the Raiders, the team that traded him to Carolina just before the start of training camp.
12/13/12 - WR Louis Murphy was limited with a sore hamstring. The Panthers except him to play against the Chargers.
12/12/12 - WR Louis Murphy missed practice with a sore hamstring, but the Panthers were just being precautionary.
12/02/12 - --WR Louis Murphy scored his first touchdown since he was with the Raiders in 2010.
11/27/12 - WR Louis Murphy hauled in a 55-yard reception, his longest since he was with the Raiders 2010.