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Saints draft Marcus Murphy in 7th round with final pick of draft

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) -

The New Orleans Saints drafted Marcus Murphy with the 13th pick of the seventh round.

Missouri's Murphy is the 230th overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft.

The 5-foot-8, 193-pound running back had 7 career return touchdowns. He was first-team All-SEC as all-purpose in 2014 and again as return specialist in 2012. In 2013, he was second-team All-SEC (all-purpose).

Murphy reshirted in 2011 after injuring his shoulder during 7-on-7 drills that summer. He had 504 passing yards and 924 rushing yards in 2014.

Murphy is the final selection of the draft for New Orleans. The Saints also drafted Andrus Peat and Stephone Anthony in the first round, Hau'oli Kikaha in the second, Garrett Grayson and P.J. Williams in the third, as well as Davis Tull, Tyeler Davison and Damian Swann in the fifth.

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