Nyqwan Murray, Wide Receiver
Murray was known as a nightmare for opposing defense while at Florida State University with his short area quickness, game speed, route running and ability to make defenders miss once the ball was in his hands. Murray played sparingly as a freshman but over his final three seasons produced at a high level.
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Murray leaves Florida State with 127 catches, 1854 yards and 12 touchdowns while averaging 14.6 yards per catch. Murray was easily one of a few bright spots last season on a Seminole team that struggled offensively under new head coach Willie Taggart.
Murray did not wow anyone with his performance at the combine and due to his small stature only measuring in around 5’10 and under 200 pounds, he may see his stock take a big hit. Murray projects as a slot wide receiver in the NFL and likely goes late day-three or undrafted all together.
Murray will need to add weight to his frame to withstand the physical play at the next level, and will need to win teams over at his pro day and during interviews. The Buccaneers likely will not be seeing veteran receiver Adam Humphries return to the team for the 2019 season, and Murray could potentially be a viable slot replacement in Tampa Bay.