31 Eric Murray  
Eric Murray

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Riverside University HS

Weight:
195

Position:
DB

Experience:
2 Letters

Major:
English


08/28/2014

Gophers Open Season with 42-20 Win

Leidner accounts for three scores in victory

08/27/2013

Gophers Release Depth Chart, Injury Report

Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29

08/31/2012

Minnesota-UNLV Game Notes

Golden Gophers 30, Rebels 27

02/01/2012

Coach Kill Introduces 2012 Signing Class

Gophers welcome newest class of football players

09/20/2014

Gophers Beat San Jose State

David Cobb and Chris Streveler each rushed for over 150 yards as Minnesota beat San Jose State, 24-7.

11/15/2013

Brick by Brick: Episode #13

Watch the latest episode of Brick by Brick from Gopher Digital Productions.

11/11/2013

Gophers Beat Nittany Lions

Minnesota beat Penn State, 24-10, for its fourth straight victory.

10/11/2014

Football vs Northwestern 10.11.14

Football vs Northwestern 10.11.14

10/19/2013

Minnesota @ Northwestern

USATSI

10/05/2013

Football vs Michigan 10.05.13

Football vs Michigan 10.05.13

Photo Gallery

2014 • JUNIOR SEASON: Blocked his first career punt (was returned by Logan Hutton for a 2-yard touchdown) and made three tackles against Eastern Illinois • made seven tackles against Middle Tennessee • registered three tackles at TCU • tallied three tackles against San Jose State and recorded his first career interception against San Jose State • made six tackles at Michigan • notched seven tackles and broke up three passes against Northwestern • made five tackles against Purdue • tallied four tackles at Illinois • blocked a punt, broke up one pass and made four tackles (1.0 tackle-for-loss) against Iowa • recorded five solo tackles against Ohio State • tallied seven tackles and two pass breakups at Nebraska.

2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Started all 13 games • finished seventh on the team with 52 tackles • recorded 10 pass breakups, which ranked tied for 11th all-time in team history • recovered one fumble and notched one tackle-for-loss • named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten by the coaches and media. Game-by-Game: Made his first career start at cornerback against UNLV where he broke up four passes and recorded five tackles • recorded two solo tackles at New Mexico State • notched one tackle against Western Illinois • broke up one pass and made five tackles against San Jose State • made two solo tackles and broke up one pass against Iowa • recorded two solo tackles at Michigan • registered three solo tackles and one pass breakup at Northwestern • notched four solo tackles against Nebraska • broke up one pass and made five tackles at Indiana • led team with nine tackles, including one tackle-for-loss, and recovered one fumble against Penn State • had six tackles and broke up one pass against Wisconsin • totaled four tackles and broke up one pass at Michigan State • registered four tackles against Syracuse.

2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in all 13 games, primarily on special teams. Game-by-Game: Made Minnesota and collegiate debut at UNLV and recorded one tackle on special teams • played against Western Michigan and made one tackle on special teams • saw action against Syracuse and made one tackle on special teams • made one tackle on special teams vs. Northwestern • saw action at Wisconsin and made one solo stop.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Riverside University High School • helped the Tigers to an 11-2 mark in 2011 • team was undefeated (6-0) in league play and also won the city championship • named first-team all-state as a defensive back by both the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and the AP • named all-southeast region by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association • played running back and cornerback • recorded three interceptions as a senior • rushed for 444 yards and six touchdowns, while tallying 434 receiving yards with five scores • scored 27 total touchdowns in high school • coached by Patrick Wagner.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 7, 1994 • son of Lela Peavy.