August 25, 2006

Murphy cleared

The LSU football program had four athletes waiting for the NCAA Clearinghouse when freshmen reported to camp on August 6. Nineteen days later, there is only one signee left and that is running back Richard Murphy of Rayville.


Many sources believed that the Rivals.com four-star prospect would have had his transcript reviewed by the committee yesterday, but that did not happen.


"The committee hasn't made a decision yet and the next time they meet is Thursday," Murphy said.


That means that Murphy will not know about whether he will join the Tiger football team until next week and LSU begins classes on Monday.

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