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Wednesday, November 30, 2011
DeMarco Murray named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month

By ESPNDallas.com


Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for November. He became the featured running back against St. Louis after Felix Jones was injured and helped lead the team to a 4-0 record for the month of November. In the four games, he rushed 89 times for 434 yards (4.9 avg.) with one touchdown while adding 20 receptions for 156 yards (7.8 avg.). Murray is the second Cowboys player to receive the monthly offensive rookie award.

Cowboys NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month winners:
Nov. 2004 -- Julius Jones
Nov. 2011 -- DeMarco Murray

Cowboys NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month winners:
Oct. 1997 -- Dexter Coakley
Oct. 2005 -- DeMarcus Ware


This marks the fourth NFC weekly or monthly winner for the Cowboys this season:
Tony Romo -- Week 2 NFC Offensive Player of the Week
Dan Bailey -- Week 3 NFC Special Teams Player of the Week
Sean Lee -- September NFC Defensive Player of the Month
DeMarco Murray -- November NFC Offensive Rookie of the Month - November