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NYQWAN MURRAY

#8

Player profile

position
Wide Receiver
height
5'11"
weight
183
year
Junior
hometown
Orlando, Fla.
high school
Oak Ridge

2016:

Showed steady improvement throughout the season, culminating with his sensational two-touchdown, 104-yard performance versus No. 6 Michigan in the 2016 Orange Bowl in just his second career start…caught the game-winning, 12-yard touchdown pass from Deondre Francois with 36 seconds remaining to give the Seminoles a 33-32 victory over the Wolverines…also had a spectacular 92-yard catch-and-run touchdown in the first quarter – the longest reception in Orange Bowl history and FSU bowl history as well as the Seminoles’ longest play of the season and sixth-longest catch in school history…finished the season with 27 catches for 441 yards (16.3 ypc) and five touchdowns…ranked second on the team in yards per catch and 11th overall in the ACC…ranked third on the team in receiving yards and touchdown catches and ranked fifth in receptions…found most of his success over the season’s final six games, totaling 22 receptions for 395 yards (18.0 ypc) and five scores while tallying his first two 100-yard games of his career down the home stretch…had six catches for 96 yards and his first career touchdown against No. 3 Clemson…followed that effort with career highs in catches (nine) and yards (153) the following week at NC State en route to ACC Receiver of the Week honors…made two receptions for four yards and a touchdown versus Boston College and tallied a pair of receptions for 37 yards and a score at Syracuse…had one reception versus No. 13 Florida before his game-breaking performance in the Orange Bowl…first career start came in Week 2 in the home-opener against Charleston Southern…made three receptions for 31 yards against CSU…had one catch against both Ole Miss and Louisville.

2015:

Played in four games including the Peach Bowl vs. Houston…finished his freshman season with six receptions for 65 yards…flashed electric play-making ability…made his collegiate debut at home against Syracuse finishing the game with two catches for six yards…notched his first career reception against the Orange – a seven-yard pass from J.J. Cosentino in the fourth quarter…recorded a career-high four catches for 59 yards against Chattanooga including a long of 32 yards in the fourth quarter from Everett Golson…also contributed on special teams for the Seminoles in his first season…tallied three punt returns for 11 yards including a season-long eight-yard return against the Mocs…finished with two punt returns for six yards in the win over UTC.

PERSONAL:

Three-star receiver rated as one of the top 100 players in Florida in the 2015 class…rated the country’s 76th-best wide receiver and No. 17 wide receiver in Florida by Scout…ranked the No. 65 wide receiver and No. 77 overall player in Florida by ESPN…ranked the No. 101 wide receiver overall and No. 98 player in Florida by 247Sports…listed as the No. 97 overall player in Florida by Rivals…tallied 75 receptions for 1,355 yards and 16 TDs as a senior while averaging 18 yards per catch…helped Oak Ridge win its first district title in 37 years by catching 10 passes for 271 yards and two TDs in a win over East River…as a junior in 2013, posted 88 catches for 1,523 yards and 19 touchdowns…ranked the No. 8 player in the Sentinel’s 2015 Central Florida Super60 and the No. 49 player in the Sentinel’s 2015 Florida Top 100…selected FSU over South Carolina, Duke and UCF among other offers…born July 28, 1997…majoring in social science.

#80 Murray, N.                       
 
    Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all 
Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp 
Sep 05, 2016 vs Ole Miss 0-0-0 
Sep 10, 2016  CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 31 13 0-0-0 31 
Sep 17, 2016 at Louisville 11 11 0-0-0 11 
Sep 24, 2016 at USF 0-0-0 
Oct. 1, 2016  NORTH CAROLINA 0-0-0 
Oct 08, 2016 at Miami (FL) 0-0-0 
Oct 15, 2016  WAKE FOREST 0-0-0 
Oct 29, 2016  CLEMSON 96 40 0-0-0 96 
Nov 05, 2016 at NC State 153 37 0-0-0 153 
Nov 11, 2016  BOSTON COLLEGE 0-0-0 
Nov 19, 2016 at Syracuse 37 21 0-0-0 -1 36 
Nov 26, 2016  FLORIDA 0-0-0 -2 -1 
Dec 30, 2016 vs Michigan 104 92 0-0-0 110 
Totals   27 441 92 0-0-0 13 449