2005: A big contributor to Cal's offensive line as a senior ... earned his first career start at left tackle vs. Stanford in his final regular-season game ... an honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic choice his last two seasons ... had seven knockdown blocks during the season and three pancake blocks ... began his career at guard ... co-winner of the Bob Tessier Award as Cal's most improved lineman.
2004: Appeared in seven games as a reserve.
2003: Played in three games during the season, all in a reserve role.
2002: Saw action in two of Cal's first three games vs. Baylor and Michigan State.
High School: Earned second team all-league for both offensive and defensive line ... varsity wrestler for four years ... member of the California senior national wrestling team in 2001.
Personal: Younger brother of former Cal offensive tackle Chris Murphy, a 2003 graduate and starter ... sister, Elinor, played water polo at UCLA ... parents are Williams and Susan Murphy ... mother is a Cal grad ... political science major.