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Matt Murphy Commits to Iowa

Matt Murphy Commits to Iowa

Clinton, Iowa's Matt Murphy had received a gray shirt offer from Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa Hawkeyes late last month. That gave him something to think about, but sitting out an entire year of competition was also weighing on his mind. That weight was lifted on Sunday after Kirk Ferentz offered him a scholarship.

The term ‘gray shirt' means different things to different student athletes.  When we spoke with Dominic Alvis a few weeks back, he embraced the concept, as he believed it would be a great boost to his future academic endeavors, getting extra time on scholarship.   For Matt Murphy of Clinton, Iowa, he wasn't so sure.   The Iowa Hawkeyes had offered him a gray shirt scholarship back in late...

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