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No Longer Unknown

Murray's Play Gains Attention

Posted: November 22, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Deandre Murray, 17, running back for Springdale High, has been shown interest by several Division I schools.
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Deandre Murray, 17, running back for Springdale High, has been shown interest by several Division I schools.

Shane Patrick didn’t know anything about the quiet teenager who looked like an athlete with his long, lean body. He was a bit of an enigma.

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Deandre Murray

School: Springdale High

Height: 5-11

Weight: 175

Notable: Had 194 carries for 1,443 yards and 17 touchdowns in 10 games, averaging 7.4 yards per carry and 144.3 yards per game. ... Broke the single-game conference rushing record by rushing for 356 yards and four touchdowns in a 41-40 win over Van Buren on Oct. 12. ... Hasn’t received any scholarship offers yet, but has gotten interest from Arkansas, Arkansas State, Tulsa and Notre Dame.

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