2007 Outdoor: Primarily competed in the javelin for the Jayhawks ... Finished second at the Big 12 Championships with a season-best javelin of 66.87 meters (219-05 ft.) ... Has the fifth-longest throw in Kansas history with that toss ... Had the sixth-longest throw in school history when he finished second at the Tulsa Duels with a toss of 65.80 meters (215-10 ft.).
2007 Indoor: Did not compete.
At Brown University: Top freshman in the Ivy League in the javelin with a throw of 65.70 meters (215-07 ft.) in 2003 ... Led the Ivy League in 2006 in the javelin with a throw of (224-08 ft.) ... Named to the all-Ivy League team in 2006 ... Ranks second on Brown's all-time list in the javelin.
High School: Kansas state runner-up in the javelin in 2001 and 2002 ... Had a personal best javelin of 60.53 meters (198-07 ft.).
Personal: Son of Jack and Rosemary Murphy ... Favorite track and field athlete of all-time is discus thrower Mac Wilkins ... Majoring in english and sociology.