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Dennis Morris

Hometown:
Shreveport, La.

High School:
Woodlawn HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 265

Position:
TE

Experience:
4L

Dennis Morris

2009: Led the nation in touchdown receptions among tight ends, garnering All-American honors and being named the national Tight End of the Year by the College Football Performance Awards... Was named third team All-America by College Football News/Scout.com... Sports Illustrated named him All-America honorable mention... Named first team all-WAC and all-Louisiana... Invited to play in the Texas vs. the Nation All-Star game... Fourth in the nation among tight ends in receiving yards... Started in all 12 games, recording 623 receiving yards on 38 catches with 12 touchdowns... Caught two passes for 30 yards at Auburn (9/5), including a 19-yard touchdown pass from Ross Jenkins... Brought in three passes for 26 yards at Navy (9/12)... Matched a career-high four catches against Nicholls State (9/19) for a total of 85 yards and one touchdown with a season-long 37-yard reception... Caught one pass against Hawai'i (9/30) for six yards while returning two kicks for three yards... Returned two kicks for six yards at Nevada (10/9)... Caught six passes for 126 yards and two touchdowns against New Mexico State (10/17)... His lone reception at Utah State (10/24) was a 20-yard touchdown pass... Recorded 64 receiving yards on five catches and one touchdown reception at Idaho (10/31)... Caught five pases for 78 yards against No. 5 Boise State (11/6) with his lone touchdown reception coming as he jumped up and over Boise's All-America corner back in a play that was ESPN SportsCenter's No. 1 play on Top 10 Plays... The following week at No. 9 LSU (11/14), caught a touchdown pass from running back Daniel Porter on a trick play that was ESPN SportsCenter's No. 7 play on Top 10 Plays... Recorded a career day at Fresno State (11/21), catching seven passes for 131 yards and became the first Bulldog receiver to reign in three touchdown passes in the same game since James Jordan did so against Southern Cal in 1999... Caught two passes for 45 yards and one touchdown against San Jose State (12/5).

2008: Saw action in all 13 games while starting seven for the Bulldogs ... Grabbed seven receptions on the year with one touchdown ... Had 121 yards receiving against Idaho 10/18/08 ... Scored his only touchdown on an 11-yard score against Utah State 11/15/08

2007: Saw action in all 12 games...had nine catches for 79 yards...also used as a blocking back and running back in goal-line situations...gained 15 yards on seven carries and scored one touchdown...scored his first career rushing touchdown against Hawaii

2006: Saw action in all 13 games for the Bulldogs ... Started two games for Tech at the tight end position ... Finished with 284 yards receiving and three touchdowns ... Finished with two receptions for 103 yards in a loss to Texas A&M ... Caught his first touchdown reception in a win against North Texas ... Caught another touchdown against Hawaii from 43 yards out ... Caught his third TD of the year in a loss to New Mexico State

High School: Lettered four years for coach Kendrick Law at Woodlawn High School in Shreveport ... Played wide receiver, running back, quarterback and linebacker during his career ... Helped lead the Knights to the state playoffs as a sophomore and junior ... Totaled 1,947 yards rushing and 26 touchdowns in his career ... Had 216 career tackles and eight interceptions in career ... Named all-district for three years ... Named to the Shreveport Times All-City team as a senior ... Named honorable mention all-state as a senior ... Also ran track for Woodlawn, competing in the 4X100, 4X400, open 200 and shot put ... Played basketball as well ... Named the District 1-4A MVP as a senior

Getting Acquainted: Son of Marian Morris ... Has two brothers, Roderick and Derrick, and one sister, Shaderick ... Born Feb. 15, 1987, in Shreveport, La.