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Saturday, October 6, 2012

Draft Rewind 2011 - DeMarco Murray - Dallas Cowboys

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about DEMARCO MURRAY: Oklahoma, 5115 213 4.41. A four-year starter who has rotated with other backs over his career. A versatile athlete who plays in a spread offense. Has experience at wide receiver, in the slot, and takes the direct snap in the Wildcat along with his running back duties. As a freshman he averaged 29.3 yards per kickoff return. Solid overall run skills, inside and outside. Natural instincts and feel for running the ball. Quick reactions, vision, and has the ability to find and hit a crease with body lean. Runs with a low pad level and has good contact balance. Uses a strong stiff arm to ward off tacklers. A pick and slide type runner who is talented and can sidestep a tackler. Displays good hands to catch all the pass routes with good eye/hand coordination. Dependable and reliable to make plays as needed. A clutch player at crunch time. Three time first team All Big-12 Academic. In 2007 he suffered a hamstring injury on the opening kickoff in the Big-12 Championship and missed the BCS Championship game. Dislocated a knee cap in 2007 in the eleventh game. Career stats: 3685 yds, 4.9 ypc, 50 TDs, 157 receptions, 1571 yds, 13 TDs. OSR:9/36. Third/fourth round. (A-32 1/2, H-9 3/8, BP-22, SS-4.18).