R-Fr., Linebacker, 6-3, 218
Canton Academy H.S.
Morgan enters the season competing for playing time at middle
linebacker. Slightly undersized, Morgan has skills to help
Commodores, with good laternal quickness and nose for the
football. Needs to enter preseason drills with productive
off-season strength program.
Four-year varsity starter at LB, three-year starter at TB...
Named first team All-State and All-District... Jackson (Miss.)
Clarion-Ledger All-Metro selection... State finalist for Wendy’s
High School Heisman Trophy honor... As senior, recorded 110
tackles at LB and ran for 1,200 yards and 15 TDs at RB...
Played in the Mississippi Private School Association All-Star
Game... Led basketball squad in scoring with 19 ppg as senior...
Named conference basketball MVP as junior... State champion
in three track events - 110-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles
and 200 meters - at private school state meet as senior...
Maintained 4.0 GPA and achieved ACT score of 30... Class valedictorian,
and member of National Honor Society and Beta Club... Active
Is undecided on his major.
Son of Jay and Debbie Morgan... Born February 1, 1983... Also
has older sister... Mom is teacher/counselor at Canton Academy,
dad is regional sales manager for Conagra... Involved with
FCA on campus, and spent a week this summer as FCA camp leader
in North Carolina... Plays the guitar and learning the piano...
Enjoys fishing... Rooms with TE Dustin Dunning.