The Good: The son of former Atlanta Braves outfielder Dale Murphy, he has a big frame and has started to flash power and agility after moving to guard. His stock is moving up significantly after a strong senior performance. Murphy is a determined athlete who is a relatively sound blocker, and he has further upside with experience and improvement in the strength department.
The Bad: Murphy spent three years on a Mormon mission, meaning he will be a 25-year-old rookie in training camp. He has been inconsistent on his technique, and it is essential that he improve in that area - especially his hand use. He is strong, but it only translates well to the field when he plays with good pad level.
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