2015 NFL DRAFT

Alfred Morris, RB

School: Florida Atlantic  |  Conference: BELT
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Pensacola, FL
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 219 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
40334-
2011 Season
Morris ended his four-year career a top the FAU all-time record book for total career yards rushed (3,529), rushing attempts (733), rushing TDs (27), rushing yards per game (75.1), and all-purpose yards (3,843). The four-year letterman is listed third in yards per carry (4.81), and total points (186) behind two kickers. He finished fourth in total offense (3,529) behind three quarterbacks and TD's responsible for (31) also behind three quarterbacks. Morris was the 2009 SBS rushing leader and completed both 2010 and 2011 second among SBC rushers. Morris closed out his final campaign with 1,186 yards, an average of 5.0 yards per carry. He became the first running back in Howard Schnellenberger's 27 years as a head coach to post two seasons with 1,000 yards.
2010 Season
Finished the year with 928 yards on 227 carries (4.1 ypa) and seven touchdowns ... also caught eight passes for 47 yards and a score ... Pre-season All-Sun Belt Conference...in his first game ran for 103 yards...was held below the 100-yard mark the following three games...ran for 153 at ULM for the second time in five games and had a season high two scores...flirted with the mark versus FIU with 96 yards...tallied 143 yards when FAU hosted Louisiana...added catching ability to resume with eight catches for 47 yards and a score...USF held him to a career low as a starter...scored a TD in seven of his last 11 games...sits in second place on the all-time career rushing list...moved into the spot at WKU. Fumbled five times, three lost.
2009 Season
Rushed for second highest yards total in a single game with 183 at ULL. Named Honorable Mention College Performance Award (National Award) following UNT, ULL and FIU Honorable Mention. No. 13 Nationally with 108.3 yards per game. Holds the Sun Belt Conference rushing title. Seven games with 100+ yards in 2009. Fumbled five times, one lost.
2008 Season
Played in 11 games...tallied seven carries for 23 yards...longest carry was nine yards versus North Texas....game high was four carries for 18 yards at North Texas...also had 10 tackles on special teams including seven solo tackles. Motor City Bowl: Travel squad member.
High School
Played for Jerry Pollard at Pine Forest High School, where saw action on both sides of the ball...rushed for 1,049 yards as a senior and recorded 17 touchdowns for the Eagles...defensively he recorded 147 tackles and five interceptions...named North West Florida MVP, first-team All-State and was a game MVP...named Mae Emfirger All-American...participated in the PSA All-Star game... academically, he was named the student-athlete of the month for Pine Forest.
Personal
Son of Yvonne and Ronald Morris...born Dec. 12, 1988, in Pensacola, FL...also considered Ole Miss and USF.
 
 
Latest News
04/29/2012 - A closer look at the Redskins' picks: Round 6/173 -- Alfred Morris, RB, 5-10, 219, Florida Atlantic...After rushing for 3,506 yards and 27 touchdowns the past three seasons, Morris figures to get a shot to back up third-year man Darrel Young at fullback. - The Sports Xchange

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