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Seth Jack Murphy


Events: Steer Wrestling, Tie-Down Roping, Team Roping (Heeling)
Born: 12/15/1984 Killdeer, N.D.
Joined PRCA: 2010
PRCA Career Earnings: $41,069.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: South Heart, N.D.

2012 world standings place: 48th (AA), 141st (SW), 116th (TD), 382nd (TR)
2012 earnings: $15,452 (AA), $7,258 (SW), $7,524 (TD), $670 (TR)
DNCFR titles: 1 (AA 2011)
DNCFR qualifications: 1 (2011)
Education: Dickinson (N.D.) State University, degree in business management

Professional
2013 Highlights
• Won the steer wrestling at the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo (Mitchell, S.D.)
• Won the steer wrestling at the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Bismarck, N.D.)
Career Highlights
• 2012: Won the Black Hills Stock Show Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.); the Energy Town ProRodeo (Gillette, Wyo.) and the Catfish Stampede (Onida, S.D.). All-around co-champion at the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Hawley, Minn.). Won the all-around and the steer wrestling at the Campbell County Rodeo (Herreid, S.D.). Won the all-around and was co-champion in the steer wrestling at the Ashley (N.D.) Rodeo
• 2011: Won the all-around and steer wrestling Badlands Circuit Finals year-end titles; the all-around at the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Oklahoma City); the all-around and steer wrestling at the Crystal Springs Ranch Rodeo (Clear Lake, S.D.); the all-around and steer wrestling at the Days of '56 PRCA Rodeo; the all-around at the North Dakota Winter Show (Valley City, N.D.); the all-around and tie-down roping at the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Fargo, N.D.); the steer wrestling at the Crazy Horse (S.D.) Stampede; the all-around at the Ashley (N.D.) Rodeo; the steer wrestling at the Wolf Point (Mont.) Wild Horse Stampede. Finished 36th in the all around world standings with $20,505, 85th in the steer wrestling with $12,272 and 120th in the tie-down roping with $7,770
• 2010: Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Dodge Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo (Minot, N.D.); won the all-around and steer wrestling at the and the Red Horse Ranch Rodeo (Fergus Falls, Minn.); won the all-around at the Ashley (N.D.) Rodeo; won the steer wrestling at the Dawson County Fair & Rodeo (Glendive, Mont.) and the Dakota Stampede Rodeo (Aberdeen, S.D.); co-champion at the Wild West Days PRCA Rodeo (Sturgis, S.D.). Won the tie-down roping at the Sitting Bull Stampede (Mobridge, S.D.). Finished fourth in the rookie all-around standings behind Ace Slone, Paul David Tierney and R.C. Landingham; finished 42nd in the all-around world standings with $20,564
• 2009: Won the tie-down roping at the Black Hills Roundup (Belle Fourche, S.D.); earned $2,391 competing on his permit

Amateur
Qualifed twice for the College National Finals Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.); finished seventh in steer wrestling in 2008. Qualified three times for the National High School Finals Rodeo; finished fifth in team roping in 2003, with Turner Harris

Personal
6-1, 235 … Wife, Chantell; son, Jake … Father, Tom Murphy, is a third-generation rancher/farmer in Killdeer, N.D., who won the steer wrestling title at the 1988 Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo, and mother, Naomi Rossow, is a real estate agent; sisters, Lizzy Murphy and Emily Vernlund … Owns and operates SM Fencing; started the company while still in college … Graduated from Killdeer (N.D.) High School in a class of 35 … Enjoys hunting and fishing … Favorite rodeo is Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days … Favorite movie is any kids’ movie that he can watch with son … Favorite meal is steak
 
 
 
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