Myles Murphy NFL Draft 2023 Scouting Report: Prospect Profile, NFL Combine Results, Pro Comparison, More

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Clemson edge rusher Myles Murphy is one of the top prospects regardless of position as we look ahead to the 2023 NFL Draft. A former five-star contender (and the best defensive end in the country) from Georgia’s Hillgrove High School, Murphy was a model of consistency during his three seasons with Clemson. In each campaign, he recorded at least the following: 12 games played, 38 tackles, 11.0 tackles for loss and 4.0 sacks – not to mention his six career forced fumbles.

Below is a comprehensive draft profile for Murphy, including his scouting report, prospect ranking, pro comparison, combined results, college and high school honors, and overall NFL outlook.

Note: This profile will be updated as more information becomes available.


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  • Age: 21
  • residence: Marietta, Georgia
  • Interesting fact: One of four Clemson players since 2000 to have multiple seasons with multiple forced fumbles and at least four sacks

Position: No. 4 DL | General: No. 20 | Judgement: 89.07 (Long starter)

CBS Sports Mock Concepts

  • Ryan Wilson: Eagles (No. 10)
  • Chris Trapasso: N/A
  • Josh Edwards: Eagles (No. 10)
  • Pete Prisco: Eagles (No. 10)
  • Kyle Stackpole: Eagles (No. 10)

Expected Design Position (via Grinding the Mocks): 21.7 (RAND5)

To view all of the most recent mock drafts, click here.

NFL combines measurements/results

Height: 6-5 | Weight: 268 pounds | arms: 33 3/4″ | Hands: 8 1/2″

  • 40 meter sprint: N/A
  • wide jump: N/A
  • Vertical Jump: N/A
  • bench press: 25 reps

*Murphy sat alone on the bench after spraining his hamstring during warm-up

NFL Comparison

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Scout report

Myles Murphy is an edge rusher with great size, speed and power. He showed an improved ability to stack and throw off blockers in 2021. The Georgia native needs to build more of a pass-rush plan and develop an inside counter for when his initial rush is stopped. He does a good job of influencing pass lanes when his rush doesn’t make it home.


  • Natural athlete with great size and speed
  • Affects overtaking lanes when the rush doesn’t make it home
  • Quickly out of control, does a good job shooting gaps
  • Good power leads to the ability to convert speed into power

Weak points

  • Played with less urgency, regressed from 2021 to 2022
  • Must develop pass rush moves and make more of a plan
  • Occasionally works too deep in his pass rush
  • Played with less urgency, regressed from 2021 to 2022

college statistics

2022 13 40 11.0 6.5 2 1
2021 13 38 14.0 7.0 2 2




12.0 4.0 1 3

College awards


  • 2022: First team All-ACC
  • 2021: Second Team All-ACC
  • 2021: Fourth-team All-American (Phil Steele)
  • 2020: Freshman All-American (The Athletic, ESPN, Football Writers Association of America)
  • 2020: ACC Fellow Newcomer of the Year (Associated Press)

Remarkable statistics

  • 2020-22: Second most sacks (18.5) in ACC in past three seasons
  • 2020–22: Only FBS player with at least 10 tackles for loss and at least one forced fumble in each of those three seasons
  • One of four Clemson players since 2000 (alongside Gaines Adams, Vic Beasley and Clelin Ferrell) to have multiple seasons with multiple forced fumbles and at least four sacks
  • 2020: First Clemson freshman since 1988 with three forced fumbles in a season

Secondary school: Hillgrove (Powder Springs, Georgia)
Class: 2020
Composite rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (0.9965)

  • National: 7 | SDE: 1 | Georgia: 2 | Always: 138

High School Awards: Preseason Super 11 team (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution), All-American Bowl selection

View Myles Murphy’s full 247Sports profile here. Click here for his MaxPreps profile.

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