Andre Morris, Jr.
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    Andre Morris, Jr.

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Newnan, GA

    High School:
    Northgate

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 235

    Position:
    LB

    2009 (Junior) - Played and started in 12 games ... missed the Wyoming game due to injury ... third on the team in tackles for loss with 6.5 ... third on the team in total tackles with 65 ... second in the MWC and 15th nationally in fumble recoveries with an average of .25 per game (3 total) ... named MWC player of the week vs. New Mexico with seven tackles and two sacks ... career-highs of nine total tackles and six solo tackles at Minnesota ... recorded his first interception of the season vs. TCU ... matched his career high with nine tackles at Utah ... also had a tackle for loss and a forced fumble ... matched his career high with nine tackles at BYU ... also had a tackle for loss and a fumble recovery.

    2008 (Sophomore) - Played in all 13 games, starting 11 ... recorded 33 total tackles, including 13 unassisted ... had 2.0 tackles for loss for six yards and one sack for four yards ... one interception, one pass breakup and a forced fumble ... season-high six tackles vs. BYU ... also forced a fumble and had a tackle for loss ... four tackles at TCU ... five tackles, a tackle for loss and an interception at Army.

    2007 (Freshman) - Played in all 13 games ... 10 tackles, seven assisted, on the season ... first career start came at BYU ... season high four tackles, three unassisted ... three solo tackles and a forced fumble vs. San Diego State ... one of only three freshmen (Will Keuchler, Reggie Rembert) to play in every game ... one of only two freshmen (Rembert) to start in a game during the season.

    High School - Lettered four years in football and basketball and two years in golf ... two-time first-team all-county ... first-team all-area as a junior ... second-team all-area as a senior ... Wendy's Heisman state finalist ... National Honor Society member ... Who's Who in high school ... graduated with a 4.0 grade-point average ... high school football coach was Bill Luckie.

    Personal - Son of Andre and Deatrix Morris ... member of cadet squadron 37 ... major is social science ... worked the obstacle course during Basic Cadet Training this past summer ... on the dean's list in the spring of 2009 ... listens to Lil Wayne before games ... person in history he would most like to meet is Martin Luther King, Jr. ... something not many people know about him is that he can play the piano and sing ... credits his father as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... greatest moment in sports was throwing the game-winning touchdown against one of the top-ranked teams in Georgia in high school ... favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys ... favorite non-traditional sport to watch on TV is golf ... would like to work in the acquisitions field after graduation and then become the CEO of a major corporation.

    Morris Career Statistics

    Year Games Unassisted/Assisted Tackles TFL/Yds Sacks/Yds Int/Yds FF/R
    2009 12 33-32 65 6.5/23 3.0/18 1/0 2/3
    2008 13 13-20 33 2.0/6 1.0/4 1/0 0/1
    2007 13 7-3 10 0.0/0 0.0/0 0/0 0/0
    Totals 38 53-55 108 8.5/29 4.0/22 2/0 2/4

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