Posted On: 09/30/19 12:18 AM

The Hopkins Royals have once again continued their streak of having a player earn a scholarship to a collegiate football team. Last Saturday, Brayone (BJ) Murff committed to Division II powerhouse Minnesota Duluth, and the Bulldogs are getting a good one. The 5'9, 160 lb. speedster has helped lead Hopkins to a 3-2 record so far in 2019, and has continued a pipeline from Hopkins to Duluth that the Bulldogs are sure to be excited. Currently, their starting senior DB, captain, and All-NSIC selection Bill Atkins is a Royal alum, and Murff joins a Bulldog roster that is comprised of 46 Minnesotans, including recent Golden Gopher bounce back Nathan Bursch. I was lucky enough to represent Northstar Football News in an exclusive interview regarding his commitment and Hopkins 2019 season. 

NFN: Walk us through your recruitment process.

Murff: "The recruiting process was pretty stressful for me because some coaches would contact you saying that they are interested in you, but then they don't contact you for awhile and you can't really do anything but just wait. Coaches starting contacting me

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