Murray Talks Commitment
Lakeith Murray
Posted Jan 17, 2013

Marshall lost two starting safeties this past season. Doc Holliday and staff have been on the hunt for the replacements for Okechukwu Okoroha and Dominick LeGrande. The Herd was in need of immediate help, and Holliday has been looking through the JUCO ranks for talent.

Recently the Herd received a commitment from Lakeith Murray, a 6’0”, 183 pound defensive back from Ventura Community College in California.

New Mexico State also offered the two star defensive back.

I caught up with Murray last week for a quick interview.

I asked Murray how long Marshall had been interested and what made him choose Marshall. He said, “Marshall came into the picture about a month and a half ago. They have been recruiting me hard. Me an mom did our research and it ended up being a perfect fit. I am excited, I am going to major in business. I like the direction the program is going and feel like we could do something special. It reminds me a lot of my juco team when I first came out here.”

Murray was asked if he knew any current Marshall players. He said he did not really know any personally, but was familiar with a lot of the Florida players. “I played 7 on 7 back in high school with Cato (quarterback Rakeem Cato) and I watched him play in the state championship game . Me and Taj Letman have became friends real quick ”

Murray’s lead recruiter at Marshall was Todd Hartley. He also said that after Letman realized he was interested in Marshall, he started recruiting him as well.

Murray will make his official visit the week of January 25th. He will enroll in May and says he expects to play Free Safety.

Stay tuned to for further updates.

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