Murray named to Hewlett Packard All-America third team in football

Billy Joe Murray, a junior center from Las Vegas, Nev., was named on Wednesday to the 2002 Hewlett Packard NCAA Division III All-America third team in football.

Murray, who prepped at Eldorado High School, helped the 6-4 Bearcats become one of the most prolific offenses in the Division this year.

Willamette finished the season ranked No. 2 in the nation in rushing (350.0 ypg), No. 10 in total offense (459.5 ypg) and No. 17 in scoring offense (37.5 ppg).

Murray is a two-time, first-team Northwest Conference selection and was a 2002 preseason All-America pick by D3football.com.

Murray is majoring in exercise science