Gaylesville’s Cole Murphy returns for his senior season at linebacker with Birmingham Southern.
As a junior Murphy garnered Southern Athletic Association All-Conference Honorable Mention honors. The 5’11”, 190 lb. led the team with 64 total tackles including a 44 solo stops. He also earned the SAA Academic Honor Roll award in his sophomore and junior years.
Murphy played football for head coach Kyle Garmon at Gaylesville where he was a 2013 all-state selection. Cole is the son of McConnell and DeAnna Murphy.
Birmingham Southern will open their 2017 football campaign this Saturday at LaGrange (Ga.) College with kickoff scheduled for 1:00pm CST.
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