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Murphy keeps breaking barriers

Murphy keeps breaking barriers

From the time he became a college football prospect, Tyler Murphy was breaking one barrier or another in the sport he loved. Playing in the state of Connecticut, he already had something against him. The Constitution State doesn't produce a great quantity of football stars so getting big time schools to look that direction isn't easy. Well, all eyes are on Murphy now.

A suburb of Hartford , Connecticut, Tyler Murphy's home town of Wethersfield and the surrounding county house about 27,000 people. A state not known for shelling out handfuls of big time football players, Murphy says his official trip to Florida in 2010 was a memorable one. "Back home in Connecticut, football probably isn't the biggest sport," Murphy told the media earlier in the week. "I...

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