Jacen Murphy named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference offensive player of the week

Jacen Murphy named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference offensive player of the week

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Former New Hanover football standout Jacen Murphy is making the most of his senior season at North Carolina Central University.

On Monday, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference named Murphy the league's offensive player of the week. Murphy had 10 receptions for 189 yards and two touchdowns in NCCU's 42-14 victory over Delaware State on Saturday.

His 189 yards receiving are the most by an Eagle in 27 years, and his 10 catches tie for the fifth most in a single game in NCCU history.

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