The thing that makes Murphy so effective is just how precise a route-runner he is. He's not ridiculously fast, but his plenty fast enough, still getting separation, but running the right routes and catching anything thrown to him.
The Utah verbal has really upped his stock in the last couple of days.
"I was actually prepared for that for a while, so it wasn't a surprise when I got them," said Murphy. "I was confident I'd do well and coaches would notice."
Now several more schools are getting involved.
UCLA assistant coach Mike Tuiasosopo is recruiting Murphy and Murphy's coach, Don Johnson Jr., is the son of former Bruin assistant coach Don Johnson, now with the San Diego Chargers.
"Coach Tuiasosopo came by the school and I'm interested in UCLA a lot," said Murphy.
Murphy camped with Washington last year and hopes to do so again this summer.
"I know I'm going to the Utah camp and maybe the Washington Rising Stars Camp," said Murphy. "Then we're going to a team camp."
Boise State and Colorado both have ramped up their interest in Murphy since Friday and Texas Tech is also interested. Johnson used to coach at Riverside College with Red Raiders assistant Darrin Chiaverini.
But despite the interest, Murphy said he's not wavering with the Utes.
"No, I'm still solid to Utah," said Murphy. "They were on my early and showed me I was a priority. I might take a couple visits, who knows, but I'm solid to Utah."