Posted On: 07/30/19 11:20 PM

Jimmy Murphy has had by no means your typical football pilgrimage. However, his journey has led him to become a unique and intriguing prospect that one cannot help but to root for upon hearing his story. Born in South Korea, his parents brought him to Minnesota where he began playing football in 3rd grade. After two years in Hopkins, his family moved to Toronto where they spent Murphy's 5th and 6th grade years before moving back to the Hopkins area where he continued playing ball. His love of football already born in Minnesota, Murphy continued playing football in Canada, where he got to experience "wider fields, bigger end zones, and all the funky pre-snap motions" as he told me in an interview for Northstar Football News. He elaborated that "playing in Canada made me grow up and mature as a football player and as a person super fast. Because of where I was living, aside from hockey, Canadian youth football was extremely competitive. The age range was also bigger. So instead of just playing with 5th graders, the ages ranged from 5th to 7th graders, so very quickly I had to learn how to play more physical and

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