James Murphy

James Jessie Murphy
Born: October 10, 1959
Deland, FL USA
Position: WR
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 177
College: Utah St.
High School: DeLand (FL)
Career: 1981-1990
Drafted: 1981 in Round 10, #266 overall by the Minnesota Vikings

James Murphy played from 1981 to 1990 during his career with the Kansas City Chiefs and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Murphy caught 575 passes for 9,072 yards and 61 receiving touchdowns in his career.

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1984CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers122.00
1985CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers166.00
1986CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers10505.016 0
1987CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers2147.013 0
1989CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers100.00
1990CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers11515.015 0
CFL16875.416 0
Totals16875.416 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1981NFL Kansas City Chiefs23618.022 0
1983CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers61112618.582 4
1984CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers70122017.486 12
1985CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers5674913.449 3
1986CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers116174615.182 12
1987CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers84113013.561 10
1988CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers76140918.572 10
1989CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers68115016.958 8
1990CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers4250612.028 2
NFL23618.022 0
CFL573903615.886 61
Totals575907215.886 61

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1984CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers1016516.564 1
1985CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers166.00
CFL1117115.564 1
Totals1117115.564 1

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1981NFL Kansas City Chiefs2045722.846 0
1983CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers1022122.133 0
1985CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers34414.721 0
1986CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers1946224.357 0
1987CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers717725.334 0
1990CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers11717.017 0
NFL2045722.846 0
CFL4092123.057 0
Totals60137823.057 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1983CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers4000024
1984CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers0121000078
1985CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers030000018
1986CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers012000072
1987CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers010000060
1988CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers1000060
1989CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers0800048
1990CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers02000012

Playing Career:


1986 - CFL Most Outstanding Player
1988 - CFL Grey Cup Most Valuable Player, Offence


1986 - CFL CFL West All-Star
1987 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1988 - CFL CFL All-CFL
1988 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1989 - CFL CFL East All-Star


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