Retirements are inevitable part of every athlete’s career, but we’re really surprised to hear that former ProBowl running back DeMarco Murray decided to step back. Murray announced his retirement, and fans were super surprised.
Yes, we knew that the ProBowl running back could retire, but nobody thought he’d retire at the age of 30.
Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson released the big info about DeMarco Murray after the 2017 NFL season. fans thought Murray would land during his free agency period, but he decided to retire instead.
The former Oklahoma Sooners legend was drafted in the third round of the 2011 wave. His career was more than solid, and each of his seven seasons was followed by success.
“DeMarco Murray, the league’s former Offensive Player of the Year, is announcing on ESPN2’s NFL Live today at 2 pm that he is retiring from football at the age of 30, per source,” Adam Schefter was the first to report the big news.
Murray had his his best season in the league during his era with the Dallas Cowboys. He marked over 1,800 rushing yards and 400 receiving yards in the 2014 season n route.
The 30-year-old Murray made the ProBowl three times during his NFL career. The retirement decision will have a huge impact on following events. Let’s not forget that he was named the Offensive Player of the Year in 2014, and also had other accolades.
Retirement news are always the beginning of something huge. Most players become part of a massive industry, while other run private businesses. How will Murray handle his post-retirement period? We believe he will make a good choice, and become even more successful. The NFL is left without an awesome player, but that leaves place for young talents.
Good luck, Murray, you deserve it!