Know About Eric Murray; Trade, NFL, Contract, Height, Salary, Dating

Published Date: 02 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 02 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

American football strong safety Eric Murray is in the news for his recent trade to Cleveland Browns from the Kansas City Chiefs. The young footballer enjoyed three NFL seasons with the Chiefs prior to his latest move.

Starting his National Football League Career at his early-20s, Eric Murray came to prominence after his early contract with Kansas City Chiefs. Since then, he has enjoyed quite a pleasant professional life.

Short Bio: Age, Parents, Height

Eric Murray, age 25, was born on 7 January 1994 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to his parents. Among his folks, media could only recognize his mother, Lela Peavy.

Though the new Browns signing’s family life stays confined, his educational background suggests that he attended Riverside University High School located in his hometown of Wisconsin. Later on, Eric enrolled at Minnesota college and carried forward his passion for football.

Eric possesses a strong physicality with a tell height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.8 m) and weighs around 80 kg (199 lbs).

NFL Career, Contract, Salary

Eric Murray commenced his NFL career as a fourth-round pick of the Kansas City Chiefs at the 2016 NFL Draft. Subsequently, on 17 May 2016, Eric penned a four-year $2.96 Million-worth contract with the Chiefs which included the signing bonus of $599,803 and the average salary of $741,826.


Eric Murray in his Kansas City Chiefs jersey (Picture: MSN)

The newcomer made his professional Chiefs’ debut in their season opener against the San Diego Chargers. During the game, Eric recorded his first career tackle to aid in his team’s 33-27 victory. At the end of 2016 on 25 December, he registered a season-high two solo tackles in the Chiefs’ 33-10 triumph over Denver Broncos.

After a three-season-long stint with Kansas, Eric was traded to the Cleveland Browns on 1 April 2019 in exchange for defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah. Before the switch, young Eric recorded the stats of 99 tackles, 7 pass deflections, and 1 interception from 45 starts.

Is Eric Murray Dating?

Though the promising player has garnered commanding fame for his professional stint, he is yet to spill any beans on his relationship and dating life. For the moment, Eric seems fully occupied in NFL territory, leaving his romantic side under the wraps.

Some Interesting Facts About Eric Murray

  • Before his professional NFL debut, Eric played college football for Minnesota Golden Gophers football team.
  • Eric registered just a single tackle during his team’s 22-21 close defeat against the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Wildcard Game during 2017 season.  
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