Tennessee Titans wide receiver O.J. Murdock has committed suicide, dying from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Tampa police. According to a police release, Murdock's body in his car was discovered by officers at 8:30 a.m. in front of Middleton High School. Murdock was transported to Tampa General Hospital in critical condition where he died at 10:43 a.m. Murdock was 25 years old
July 30, 2012
Redshirt freshman wide receiver O.J. Murdock was the jewel of the 2005 Gamecock recruiting class, but after Coach Spurrier raised questions about his work ethic this offseason, fans wondered whether he would ever reach his full potential. Well, Murdock has responded by turning a lot of heads thus far in fall camp, and GamecockAnthem recently caught up with Murdock for an interview.
August 15, 2006
The South Carolina Gamecocks continued preparations for their nationally-televised game at Georgia by going through a two hour practice on Wednesday afternoon. The Gamecocks will travel to Athens on Friday for Saturday's 5:40 p.m. ET kick against the No. 9 Bulldogs in a game that will be televised by ESPN ...
September 7, 2005
With just three days before the season opener Thursday night against UCF, the South Carolina Gamecock football squad worked out for a little over two hours on the Bluff Road practice fields Monday afternoon. The session was like a typical "Wednesday" practice for the Gamecocks. Here are head coach Steve Spurrier's comments following the practice ...
August 29, 2005
O.J. Murdock was interviewed by Phil Kornblut, the long time host of Sports Talk heard throughout the state of South Carolina weeknights from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. It was an interview worth recording. With compliments of Phil Kornblut, we provide a transcript of the interview for you here ...
February 3, 2005
Coach Spurrier began by stating, "Normally I don't like to brag about recruiting classes, and I'll try not to brag too much about this group of guys, but I think it is an excellent group of athletes that we have been able to sign today. There are a lot of reasons for the very successful recruiting class we have this year. First of all, the facilities that we have here at the University of South Carolina are now as good as anybody's." ...
February 2, 2005