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    Marchie Murdock
    16 Marchie Murdock
    Class:
    RS Freshman

    Hometown:
    Arlington, Texas

    High School:
    Legacy

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 190

    Position:
    WR

    Experience:
    4-4

    High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN and 247 Sports ... As a senior, caught 49 passes for 770 yards and 13 touchdowns and was named team MVP ... As a junior, caught 34 passes for 475 yards and five touchdowns ... As a sophomore, caught 18 passes for 165 yards and one touchdown ... Mansfield Legacy is in District 15-4A in Texas ... First-team All-District as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Named to the Fort Worth Star Telegram Super Team for Dallas-Fort Worth area ... District sophomore player of the year ... Lettered three years in football, three years in basketball and twice in track ... First-team All-District in basketball his final three years in high school.

    Personal: Born Jan. 7, 1995 ... Parents are Marchie Sr., and Cheryl Murdock ... Father played basketball at Arkansas State from 1982-85 and is the head boys basketball coach at Mansfield Legacy H.S. ... Majoring in communication ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Favorite athlete is NFL great Randy Moss ... Earned the Teacher's Choice Award for the 2010-11 school year ... Following his football career, would like to be a sports reporter ... Says his father most influenced his athletic career "because he pushed me to be great at what I do."

    Updated July 2013

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