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  Steve Morgan
Steve Morgan

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, TX

High School:
Skyline

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 313

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
09/23/1979

UCLA — Steve is of one several veterans who figure to make a contribution at defensive tackle this season … He figures to challenge fellow senior Sean Phillips for the starting left tackle position … He is a good run stopper when he plays with leverage and uses his hands … He may be the fastest straight ahead runner among the defensive tackles … He has good explosiveness and plays sideline to sideline.

2001 — Morgan saw action in all 11 games as a reserve defensive tackle … Credited with nine tackles, 1.5 sacks and two tackles for loss … On the field for at least 10 plays in nine games … Totaled a season-high 28 plays at Alabama and 21 at Stanford … Served on the field goal block squad for most of the season on special teams duty … Came off the bench to make two tackles, including a five-yard sack, against Alabama … Made two tackles, including 0.5 sacks, against Kansas … Had two tackles versus Washington … Credited with one stop each against California, Stanford and Washington State.

2000 — Appeared in all 12 games as a reserve defensive tackle … Played at least 12 snaps on 10 occasions, including 24 snaps in the Sun Bowl versus Wisconsin … Also played 21 snaps versus Washington, 19 versus Stanford, 18 against California and 17 versus Arizona … On the year, he made 11 tackles, including one for loss … Made a career-high three tackles against Washington and had two stops versus Michigan.

1999 — Saw action in all 11 games with a high of 32 plays vs. Arizona … Had four tackles on the year, with a best of two stops in the Boise State game … On the field for at least 11 plays in five games.

1998 — Did not play in a game during his first year in the program.

HIGH SCHOOL — Earned four letters at Dallas’ Skyline High School for coach Leonard Johnson … SuperPrep All-America (No. 26 OL) … SuperPrep All-Southwest (No. 26 prospect in Texas) … PrepStar All-America (No. 12 DL in Big 12 Region) … Cornwell All-America … Member of Texas 100 (No. 65) … Second-team All-District as OT … As a senior OT, he had 68 pancake blocks … PrepStar pre-season All-America (DL) … SuperPrep pre-season All-America (No. 23 DL) … Only four-year starter in school’s history … Allowed only three sacks in two years as an offensive lineman … Had five sacks in a game as a defensive lineman … Started both ways his junior and senior seasons … Possesses quick feet and impressive strength … Also earned three letters in track for coach Robbie Birdwell.

PERSONAL — Full Name: Steve Lonell Morgan … Born: Sept. 23, 1979 in Dallas, TX … Parents: Carl and Janice Morgan … Has three brothers — David, Kevin, Michael — and a sister, Janelle … Hobbies include playing basketball and video games … Related to former NFL running back Erich Pegram … Lists NFL linebacker Bill Romanowski as the athlete he patterns his style of play after … Business-Economics major.

Varsity Statistics - S. Morgan
Tackles

Year

TT

T-AT

Sacks

TFL

1999

4

2-2

0-0

0-0

2000

11

7-4

0-0

1-3

Totals

15

9-6

0-0

1-3


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