Dominique Morris

R-Fr., Cornerback, 6-0, 195

Nashville, Tennessee
Montgomery Bell Academy

Morris, coming off a medical redshirt season, enjoyed an impressive spring, and is in competition for substantial playing time at CB. Still relatively new to the sport, Morris reacts quickly to the ball. Could blossom with productive off-season weight program. Likely to become more physical as he gains confidence.

Granted medical redshirt status after suffering knee injury versus Alabama... Played on defense and special teams against Middle Tennessee.

High School
Captain as senior... Two-way starter as senior, seeing action at CB, safety, WR and RB... Also started at CB as junior... Team went 24-0, winning two state titles in his varsity years... Did not play organized football until 11th grade... Named first team All-State at RB and SS as senior, and All-Midstate as junior and senior... Nominated for the Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star Game.. Also was All-State selection in basketball, averaging 18 points as forward for state champion... Won fifth state champion as senior sprinter on MBA’s track and field squad... Did not participate in sports in first two years at MBA.

Morris is majoring in Human and Organization Development, concentrating on the leadership track.

Only child of Constance and James Morris... Born April 12, 1983... “Nico”... Mom is clerk in federal bankruptcy court, dad works for Tennessee Valley Authority... High school alma mater located just a mile from Vanderbilt campus... Prep teammates include VU LB Moses Osemwegie and Florida QB Ingle Martin... Active in Nashville area church... Has worked in community projects at MBA and Vanderbilt, including tutoring of young children in the “Time To Rise” program... Spent three years as cook and waiter with AAA baseball team Nashville Sounds... Enjoys basketball and relaxing with friends.


Vanderbilt Athletic Department
2601 Jess Neely Drive
Nashville, TN 37212
615-322-GOLD (4653)