Former Dover High football standout Levi Murphy earns national honor for 'Good Works'

  • Levi Murphy is on the 2018 Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.
  • The Dover High School graduate is a lineman for East Stroudsburg University.
  • Murphy was honored for charitable involvement and community service contributions.

Dover High School graduate Levi Murphy has been named to the 2018 Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.

Levi Murphy

Murphy is an East Stroudsburg University redshirt junior offensive lineman.

The Good Works Team recognizes charitable involvement and community service contributions in college football.

Murphy is one of 169 honorees across the nation this summer. The final roster of 22 award recipients will be announced in September. The list will include 11 players form the Football Bowl Subdivision and 11 from the Football Championship Subdivision, along with Divisions II and III and the NAIA.

Murphy has participated in numerous community service projects with the ESU football program, including participation in:

►"Breakfast with the Warriors" with youth players.

►ESU's partnership with the Salvation Army as an attendant at a local soup kitchen during the Thanksgiving and a bellringer at Stroud Mall each December.

►Read Across America to pre-K students at ESU's McKeel Learning Center.

►On-campus sign-ups for Be The Match (national marrow donor list).

►The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as team captain at the "Score for the Cure" fundraiser.

In addition, he will be ESU's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee president during the 2018-19 academic year.

For the Warriors, the 6-foot, 4-inch, 300-pound Murphy is a two-year starter on the offensive line, appearing in all 22 games and making 17 starts. He started all 11 games at left guard as a redshirt freshman in 2016, and made five starts at left guard and one at tight end in 2017 as a redshirt sophomore.

At Dover, Murphy was an All-York-Adams League First Team selection at offensive tackle. For the Eagles, he was a three-year letterwinner and two-year captain. He helped Dover to the York-Adams Division II championship as junior in 2013.

He was president of the senior class at Dover and a member of National Honor Society.