Greiner first noticed this when he dropped Murphy off at different homes.
"Eventually, he just opened up to me and he was like, ‘Uh, I have to stay with my sister from place to place,” Greiner said. “I didn't know what to do at the time."
Greiner said that after talking to his wife, they decided to take Murphy in.
Two years later, Murphy is still living with the Greiner family.
He started getting straight As in school and found comfort in his faith.
Murphy earned a scholarship to the military academy at West Point.
Harding capped off its season with a North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4-A state championship.