Transcript from Friday's scrimmage
Panthers and Florida State to kick off 2013 campaign in just 18 days
Media quote sheet from Wednesday, August 14
Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.
Pitt has won the last four meetings with the Cardinals.
2012: Played in all 13 games, starting 12 at defensive end...did not start Sept. 15 Virginia Tech game due to left wrist injury but still played...had 27 tackles, 4.5 TFLs and two sacks on the year...had a career-high four stops at Buffalo and again at Notre Dame.
2011: Did not play in any games and redshirted.
2010: After being sidelined during fall training camp due to a right foot fracture, Murphy entered active duty on Oct. 23 against Rutgers...played in six games as a reserve defensive end to letter...had one tackle on the year (vs. Kentucky in the BBVA Compass Bowl).
HIGH SCHOOL: Starred for New Jersey's Don Bosco Prep, helping it to an undefeated season and final No. 1 ranking in the 2009 USA Today Super 25 high school football poll...had 47 tackles and nine sacks as a senior in helping the Ironmen to a 12-0 record and the Non-Public, Group 4 championship, the program's fourth consecutive state title...collected nearly 100 tackles and 19 quarterback sacks over his final two seasons...first team All-New Jersey and All-New Jersey Non-Public...selected to play in the Hawaii/Polynesia-Mainland Bowl at Aloha Stadium...SuperPrep All-American...PrepStar All-East Region...rated one of the country's top 100 overall prospects by Scout...rated the country's No. 11 defensive end by Scout...rated the No. 16 weakside defensive end by Rivals...rated New Jersey's No. 2 prospect by Scout, No. 3 by Rivals and No. 4 by SuperPrep...played under Coach Greg Toal.
PERSONAL: Bryan Christopher Murphy, born 3/27/92, is the son of Thomas and Ellen Murphy...has two brothers...brother Tommy played baseball at Caldwell College...brother Joe played baseball at Long Island University...communication major.
Pitt Football Positional Preview: Special Teams
Pitt's Conner Named to Walter Camp Award Watch List
Pitt Football Positional Preview: The Defense
Pitt's Conner Named Preseason Doak Walker Award Candidate
Three Pitt players named Wuerffel Trophy candidates
Pitt's Bisnowaty Named to Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List