Laurie Murphy is the beautiful, loving and caring wife of Mark Murphy, former NFL safety player and current president and CEO of the Green Bay Packers. Prior to the NFL, Murphy played college football at Colgate University in Hamilton Township, Madison County, New York.
I bet most of you know a lot about Laurie’s fab hubby, but maybe some of you not so much, just in 4 quick facts, Meet Mark Murphy.
- Mark Hodge Murphy was born on July 13, 1955 in Felton, New York.
- He first graduated from Colgate University. Second graduated with a MBA from American University’s Kogod School of Business in 1983 and subsequently a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1988.
- In 1977, signed as an undrafted free agent with the Redskins with whom he played for until 1984.
- Worked as athletic director at Colgate University in the early 1990’s; then at Northwestern University, eventually became the Packers’ CEO & president on December 3, 2007.
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Laurie Y. Murphy was born in May, 1956. She met her husband while they were undergraduates at Colgate University. Laurie and Mark Murphy have four children; Katherine “Katie” born in March, 1983; she is a former basketball player for the Crimson and a graduate of Harvard and lives in New York City with her husband, Eugene Kornel and their little son Richard.
Emily, born in December, 1984 resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan with her husband Robert Kraynak, and daughter, Louise. Emily Murphy graduated in 2008 from Middlebury (Vt.) College with a degree in Chinese; the youngest, Anna was born in October, 1990. She works at Korn Ferry in New York City and attends Northwestern University.
Last , but not least is Brian, their only son born in Jan 1989 is a business tech student in Austin; previously played at Amherst (Mass.) College who played football for the Lord Jeffs.