Attleboro graduate Kyle Murphy didn’t hear his name called during the 2020 NFL Draft, but that doesn’t mean the former Bombardier isn’t getting a chance to live out his dreams to play professional football.
Minutes after the seventh and final round concluded on Saturday evening, Murphy announced via his Twitter account that he had signed as an undrafted free agent with the New York Giants.
Murphy shined for four years on the gridiron at Attleboro High, earning Hockomock League All Star honors as both a junior and a senior. He also played basketball at Attleboro High, earning all star honorable mention honors twice. He went on to play football for four years at the University of Rhode Island and was one of three Rams in consideration for this year’s draft along with receivers Isaiah Coulter and Aaron Parker.
Coulter was drafted by the Houston Texas and Parker reportedly signed with the Dallas Cowboys after the draft.
Officially a GIANT!!!!
— Kyle Murphy (@kmurph43) April 25, 2020
Murphy, a 6’3, 316-pound offensive lineman started at all three positions along the offensive line, including center, during his four-year career with the Rams. As a senior, he was selected as a team captain and was a two-time all-Colonial Athletic Association First Team selection. He was named to four All-America First Teams (Athlon Sports FCS Postseason, STATS FCS, Hero Sports, and Phil Steele FCS) and one All-America second team (Associated Press). He made 10 appearances as a freshman at URI and 11 in each of the past three seasons.
Check out some of Murphy’s highlights from this past season courtesy of ABC6.
Attleboro native/@RhodyFootball All-American OL Kyle Murphy is signing as an undrafted free agent with the New York Giants.
— Nick Coit (@NCoitABC6) April 25, 2020
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