Saints take Missouri running back Murphy in 7th round
METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Saints have selected Missouri running back Marcus Murphy in the seventh and final round of the NFL draft.
The 5-foot-8, 193-pound Murphy was productive last season as a runner, receiver and returner.
He rushed for 924 yards and four touchdowns last season, averaging 5.2 yards per carry. He caught 28 passes for 212 yards and a score. He also had two touchdowns on kickoff returns and another score on a punt return.
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