Murphy earns academic all-district honor

Indiana safety Mark Murphy has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District V Team for the third consecutive season, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced Thursday.

The honor places Murphy on the national ballot for Academic All-American consideration. Last year, Murphy became Indiana’s ninth Academic All-American.

Murphy, a finalist for the Campbell Trophy, owns a 3.85 grade point average in IU’s School of Informatics.