February 18, 2010

St. Xavier athlete McMurry's stock rising

LaMont McMurry (5-9, 183), a running back/wide receiver from St. Xavier H.S. (Louisville, Ky.) is coming off a solid junior season that saw him rack up more than 2,000 all-purpose yards in the Tigers' state championship campaign.

Despite not starting the season as a running back (he played backup to then-starter Jeremiah Neal), McMurry ended up with 1,034 rushing yards in his junior season after switching to the backfield for the last five games. When he wasn't running the ball, McMurry played wide receiver and returned punts and kickoffs.

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