Former University of South Florida cornerback Jerome Murphy, now a rookie with the St. Louis Rams, was arrested near USF's campus on Saturday afternoon and charged with a misdemeanor count of driving without a valid license.
Murphy, 23, a third-round draft pick of the Rams who signed a four-year contract last month, was arrested at 1 p.m. by Hillsborough County Sheriff's officers. He was booked into county jail and released two hours later on $250 cash bond. He was stopped at Fowler Avenue and 56th Street, less than a mile from USF's athletic facility, where the Bulls were conducting a large 7-on-7 football camp for high school students Saturday.
Murphy, of Elizabeth, N.J., did not immediately return a call seeking comment Saturday night.