The NFL officially kicks off the 2015 regular season.
Selected by Oakland Raiders in sixth round (184th overall) of 2013 NFL Draft, April 27, 2013.
CAREER: Placed on the reserve/injured list on Aug. 27 after suffering a foot injury in training camp.
COLLEGE: Played four years at UCF…Played in 45 career games, totaling 2,424 yards on 453 carries with 37 touchdowns…Averaged 5.4 yards per carry…Added 50 receptions for 524 yards and six touchdowns…Finished his career ranked second in school history in overall touchdowns (44), eighth in rushing attempts (453), sixth in rushing yards (2,424) and third in rushing touchdowns (37)…As a senior, racked up 1,106 yards on 198 rushing attempts with 15 touchdowns…Named first-team All-Conference USA…Selected to the watch list for the Doak Walker Award, presented annually to the nation’s top running back…Became the first player in UCF history to rush for a touchdown in nine straight games…Posted five 100-yard rushing games, and averaged 100.5 yards per contest to lead the conference…Hauled in 27 passes for 231 yards and four touchdowns…Scored two touchdowns in overtime vs. Southern Mississippi…Named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week after rushing for 192 yards on 23 carries with two touchdowns at Memphis…Netted 156 yards on just 16 carries with four total touchdowns (three rushing and one receiving) at Marshall…Racked up 155 yards on the ground with two touchdowns vs. SMU…Posted his fourth straight 100-yard rushing game, totaling 126 yards and one touchdown at UTEP…Named team MVP as a junior…Rushed 98 times for 549 yards and eight touchdowns…Added 17 receptions for 242 yards and one score…Scored two rushing touchdowns vs. Charleston Southern…Had a 69-yard kickoff return for a touchdown at Southern Mississippi, which marked his only kick return of the season…A finalist for the Running Back Performance of the Year presented by Intersport after rushing for 233 yards and two touchdowns on 21 attempts vs. UTEP…Performance ranked fourth on UCF’s single-game rushing yards list…As a sophomore, appeared in 14 games and totaled 637 rushing yards with 11 touchdowns on 11 attempts…Named MVP of the C-USA championship game and the AutoZone Liberty Bowl…Totaled 146 yards and one touchdown on just 11 carries at Tulane…Posted 94 rushing yards with one score and two receptions for 21 yards and a touchdown vs. SMU to earn C-USA championship game MVP honors…Totaled 104 rushing yards and one touchdown in AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Georgia…Redshirted sophomore season due to a knee injury…As a true freshman, saw action in eight games and totaled 132 yards with three touchdowns on 36 carries…Scored two touchdowns vs. South Carolina State…Majored in interpersonal/organizational communication.
PERSONAL: Attended Onondaga Central High School in Nedrow, N.Y. …Named 2007 Gatorade Football Player of the Year in New York by Rise Magazine…Rushed for 2,194 yards and 28 touchdowns on 175 carries as a senior…Selected Class D Player of the Year and first-team all-state by the New York Sportswriters Association…On defense as a senior, recorded 78 tackles, three forced fumbles and returned two interceptions for touchdowns…Also garnered first-team all-state honors as a junior, rushing for 2,030 yards and 30 touchdowns on 193 attempts…A third-team all-state honoree as a sophomore following a 1,609-yard, 14-touchdown season…All-league and All-Central New York selection in three straight seasons…Ranked as No. 5 prospect in New York by Rivals.com…Ranked as No. 6 prospect in New York by Scout.com.
RB Latavius Murray was ready for the 2014 season back in training camp and proved himself in his breakout game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday Night Football.