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Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray is happy to be a Titan and enjoying a more laid back atmosphere.

Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray is happy to be a Titan and enjoying a more laid back atmosphere.

It's not always easy going out on the town with your family of friends when you are a star player for an NFL franchise. It is even tougher in some of the bigger cities where media and fans follow players religiously and never miss an opportunity to meet their gridiron heroes, even if it means interrupting them with their family and friends.

DeMarco Murray knows this all too well, having spent time in both Dallas and Philadelphia where the Cowboys are the biggest thing in a city with all four professionals sports, and in Philly, where brotherly love might be a motto but Eagles players receive little reprieve from admiring fans.   

Murray learned quickly that is not the case in Nashville where country music has long been a staple of life and where fans are accustomed to seeing music stars and Tennessee Titans players around town regularly. 

"I've only been here for a couple months but I do get the sense of that, you know," said Murray." The people just kind of leave you alone. I'm sure they see a lot bigger stars than us."

That's something that both Murray and his family appreciate. 

"I try to keep a low profile and there are a lot of great restaurants and what-not here but for the most part I stay pretty low key," admitted Murray. "It's nice to be able to enjoy family time without being interrupted all the time."

"Obviously I think it's great, here. It's a booming city in general, but it's a great atmosphere and me and my family love it here,' continued Murray. "I plan on being here for a long time, maybe even after football."   

While change can be good, for Murray it has been even more so as he attempts to return to the form he showed two seasons ago when he lead the NFL in rushing as a member of the Cowboys.

"I think we've got a lot of great players here and a lot of great coaches and I just consider myself one of the guys and I'm just trying to make some plays like everyone else,' Murray said.

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