Pittsburgh (Pa.) Central Catholic quarterback Shane Murray (6-2, 195, 4.6) announced today at a press conference that he would be attending the University of Pittsburgh.
"I've always wanted to go to Pitt, Dan Marino had great success there
and hopefully I can continue the tradition," Murray said. "I'll get two
years to learn from Tyler Palko who played quarterback and Safety in
high school the same as me.
Murray led the Vikings to the PIAA Class AAAA title game the last two
seasons, with them finally capturing the title this season. Murray
passed for 1,485 yards and 20 touchdowns. He ran for 476 yards and 4
touchdowns. On defense Murray registered 60 tackles, 5 interceptions,
and two fumble recoveries.
Murray was named 1st team Associated Press Class AAAA All-State, 1st
team All-Conference, 1st team All-WPIAL Class AAAA by the Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette, and the Tribune-Review, Harrisburg Patriot-News Platinum
33 team, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Fab 22", and the Tribune-Review
Murray is the 17th verbal for Pittsburgh, and the seventh Western
Pennsylvania player to commit to the Panthers.
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