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At Navy: All-East candidate ... enters the fall as the starter at fullback ... coming off a phenomenal junior campaign ... was probably the suprise player of the 2009 season ... runs hard and is difficult to tackle ... a tough competitor who has great vision and knows how to pick the right hole ... has good feet ... has earned one varsity letter.

2009: Played in 13 of the 14 games, earning starts in each of the last eight games he played ... Navy's second-leading rusher, averaged 74.7 yards per game ... carried the ball 182 times for 971 yards, losing just one yard all season ... also caught three passes during the season for 31 yards ... carried the ball 10 times for 46 yards in Navy's Texas Bowl win over Missouri ... rushed for 41 yards on 13 carries, while catching a pass for a gain of 21 yards against Army ... the catch was just the third of his career, as well as the longest of his career ... fumbled the ball for the first time in his career when he coughed it up on Army 47-yard line and was recovered by the Black Knights ... carried the ball 10 times for 88 yards including an 18-yard TD run against Hawai'i ... sat out the Delaware game to rest a bruised shoulder ... rushed for 158 yards on 14 carries and a TD in the Mids' win over Notre Dame ... he is the first Navy running back to rush for more than 100 yards in four or more consecutive games since Napoleon McCallum, who turned in six-straight games with 100-plus yards during the 1983 season ... carried the ball a Navy season-high 33 times for 115 yards and one TD against Temple ... rushed for a career-high 175 yards on 27 carries against Wake Forest in his third-career start ... his 175 yards rushing are the most by a Navy fullback since Eric Kettani rushed for 175 yards on 19 carries in Navy's 24-17 upset of Wake Forest last year ... started against SMU where he carried the ball 25 times for a then career-high 141 yards and a pair of touchdowns ... he is the first Navy fullback to rush for 100 yards this season, while the 141 yards on the ground marks a high by any Navy player this season ... rambled for a career-long 52-yard run against the Mustangs ... made just his second career reception, a catch for a seven-yard gain ... made his first collegiate start at fullback against Rice in place of an injured Alexander Teich ... rushed for 62 yards on nine carries that featured a seven-yard TD, the first of his career, against Rice ... carried the ball 22 times for 67 yards in the Mids' win over Air Force after starter Alexander Teich left the game with an injury ... also caught his first career pass for a gain of three yards against the Falcons ... enjoyed a solid day against Western Kentucky where he gained 54 yards on the ground on 12 carries ... carried the ball once for a a gain oftwo yards at Pitt ... rushed for 13 yards on four carries in the Mids' home-opener against Louisiana Tech ... carried the ball twice for nine yards in Navy's season opener against sixth-ranked Ohio State.

2008: Did not see any varsity action.

2007: Played in two games ... saw action against Ball State and Duke.

High School / Personal: A 2007 graduate of Ryle High School, Murray earned four letters in football, three in baseball and one in basketball at Ryle High School ... football and baseball teams were district, regional and sectional champions as a senior ... was the Cincinnati Enquirer Player of the Year in football as a senior ... was a two-time Cincinnati Enquirer All-Area selection in baseball ... father, John, is a pilot ... full name is Vince Millard Murray ... born Jan. 6, 1989, in Dayton, Ohio ... son of John and Ann Murray ... majoring in economics.

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