NFL debut: 9/7/14 (at HOU)... First NFL start: 10/27/14 (at DAL)... First sack: 11/2/14 (at MIN, Teddy Bridgewater)
Selected by the Washington Redskins in the second round (47th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.
Enters 2016 having appeared in 31 regular season games with 23 starts from 2014-15, being credited by STATS, LLC with 64 tackles (34 solo), 6.0 sacks, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries in his first two seasons.
Recorded career highs in games played (16), starts (15), sacks (3.5) and fumble recoveries (two). Also started his first career playoff game... Contributed three assisted tackles in a start vs. MIA (9/13)... Recorded two tackles (one solo) in a win vs. STL (9/20)... Added three assisted tackles at NYG (9/24)... Notched two tackles (one solo) vs. PHI (10/4), also adding a sack and a fumble recovery on a last-ditch crossfield lateral to end the game... Posted four tackles (two solo) at ATL (10/11)... Added an assisted tackle at NYJ (10/18) and vs. TB (10/25)... Recorded three tackles at NE (11/8)... Registered five tackles (one solo) and a half-sack in a win vs. NO (11/15)... Recorded three tackles (two solo) at CAR (11/22)... Contributed on defense and special teams in a win vs. NYG (11/29)... Posted two solo tackles and a sack vs. DAL (12/7)... Set a new single-season career high by pushing his sack total to 3.5 with a 10-yard sack in a win at CHI (12/13). Forced and recovered a fumble on the play... Posted a solo tackle in a win vs. BUF (12/20)... Contributed on defense and special teams in a division-clinching win at PHI (12/26)... Recorded a solo tackle for loss at DAL (1/3)... Made a solo stop in NFC Wild Card Round vs. GB (1/10).
Played in 15 games with eight starts as a rookie, compiling 32 tackles (22 solo), 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery as a rookie... Contributed on defense and special teams in NFL debut at HOU (9/7) and vs. JAX (9/14)... Made one solo tackle at PHI (9/21)... Recorded a career-high four tackles (one solo) vs. NYG (9/25)... Added a solo tackle vs. SEA (10/6)... Contributed on defense at ARI (10/12)... Made three tackles (one solo) vs. TEN (10/19)... Made first career start in an overtime win at DAL (10/27), adding a solo tackle and the first fumble recovery and pass defensed of his career... Started and contributed four tackles (three solo) including his first NFL sack at MIN (11/2)... Started and recorded a sack for a second consecutive game among his two tackles vs. TB (11/16)... Started and registered five tackles (four solo) and a forced fumble at SF (11/23)... Started and made three solo tackles at IND (11/30)... Started and added three tackles (two solo) including a split-sack with Jason Hatcher... Started and posted six tackles (four solo) at NYG (12/14)... Started and exited the game with an injury vs. PHI (12/20).
Played at Stanford from 2009-13, starting 42 of the 44 career games in which he appeared... Finished career with 32.5 career sacks (third in Stanford history) and 52.5 career tackles for loss (fifth)... Was a consensus All-American as a redshirt senior in 2013, earning first-team honors from Walter Camp, AFCA, FWAA, SI.com, ESPN.com, Phil Steele and The Sporting News, as well as second-team honors from the Associated Press, USA Today, Athlon Sports and CBSSports.com after leading the nation with 15.0 sacks. Team captain recorded 62 tackles (37 solo), two forced fumbles, six pass breakups and one blocked kick in addition to adding a 30-yard interception return for touchdown against Washington State... Was an All-Pac-12 performer at defensive end in 2012, starting all 14 games and leading the Cardinal with 10.0 sacks, the program’s most since 2004. Notched his first career interception at Washington and returned it 40 yards for a touchdown. Earned the Jack Huston Award for exceptional performance and unheralded efforts... Started all 13 games and posted 40 tackles and 6.5 sacks in 2011... Limited by injury to two games in 2010 after not appearing in game action in 2009... Also participated in track and field in spring 2011, throwing a 158-5 in discus at the Payton Jordan Invitational.
Attended Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix, where he was the Arizona Republic All-State Defensive Player of the Year in 2008... Posted 59 tackles, 9.5 sacks, three fumble recoveries and two blocked field goals as a team captain as a senior... Helped team to runner-up Arizona Division 5A1 finish as a senior one year after winning a state title as a junior... Also lettered in basketball and track. Was a state champion in discus after throwing 193, a school record... Rated as the nation’s 41st-best strong side defensive end and 19th-best recruit in Arizona by Rivals.com... Majored in science, technology and society and minored in political science... Full name: Trenton Allen Murphy... Son of Jerry and Laurie Murphy... Has five sisters and one brother. Older sister, Kayli, played basketball at Arizona State and played professionally in Germany. His younger brother, Connor, is committed to play football at USC... Born Dec. 22, 1990.
In 2015, met with and congratulated winners of the Redskins Read School Challenge, welcomed 1,100 children into the Redskins locker room at FedExField to meet Santa and take home toys for Christmas at Skins Santa Shoppe, played alongside fans at the inaugural Redskins Golf Classic and interacted with children during training camp at the Redskins All-Star Experience... Was active with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation as a rookie in 2014... Raised money for Redskins Read book drive to help promote literacy... Stressed the importance of staying on the right path on a panel at the Fairfax Juvenile Detention Center... Visited hematology patients at a Washington, D.C. Ronald McDonald House... Greeted fans before a cooking demonstration and Q&A about healthy eating habits at Fit Fest in Richmond... Welcomed Richmond children to training camp at the Bon Secours training camp facility in Richmond... Helped provide school supplies and clothes to hundreds of kids in Richmond for the Back to School Shopping Spree presented by Macy’s... Taught children the importance of exercising for 60 minutes a day at Andrews Air Force Base for the Redskins Salute to Play 60 event... Coached women through football drills at Redskins Park on WOW Ladies Night Out... Welcomed and distributed toys for 1,100 children in the Redskins’ locker room at FedExField at the team’s annual Skins Santa Shoppe.
Take a behind the scenes look at Redskins' defensive end Trent Murphy during Redskins' Photo Day.
Redskins' coaches and players took time at the end of the week to get out in the community and support several great causes.
On Friday, the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation hosted a "summer fun" celebration at the Ronald McDonald House Family Room at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
Defensive End Trent Murphy is undergoing a physical change of sorts. He joined Larry Michael on Redskins Nation to talk all about it.
Defensive Lineman Trent Murphy joined the Redskins Nation desk to talk about his transition this offseason, his memories of getting drafted, and much more.