Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2010: Returning starting center ... named to 2010 Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List ... scheduled to anchor the Duke offensive line for the third straight season ... a true leader within the program ... very agile lineman with good technique ... enters final season having started 25 career games including an active streak of 24 consecutive starts at center ... among active offensive linemen in the ACC, ranks tied for fifth in career starting assignments ... has logged over 800 snaps in each of the past two years ... has played 2,017 career offensive snaps ... at the program’s post-spring practice strength testing, ranked second on the team in the power clean (324 lbs.) lift while pacing the offensive linemen in power clean, vertical jump (33.5), broad jump (9-9) and 20-yard dash (2.97) ... recipient of an ACC Top Six for Service Award for outstanding commitment, dedication and involvement in service projects.
2009: Started all 12 games at center ... on the field for 842 offensive plays ... one of just three offensive players to play over 800 snaps ... leader of Duke’s offensive line unit that ranked third in the ACC in sacks allowed per pass attempt ... helped the Blue Devils lead the ACC and rank ninth nationally in passing offense ... carded a season-high 86 snaps at Kansas.
2008: Started all 12 games at center … took every snap at center for the Blue Devils … played a total of 835 snaps on the season … one of only seven Duke players with over 800 plays on the year … recorded over 70 snaps in eight of the 12 games with 80 or more in three games … played a season-high 94 plays against Northwestern ... received the Student Affairs Distinguished Leadership and Service Award.
2007: ACC All-Freshman pick by Sporting News ... played in 11 games with one start ... started the season-opener against Connecticut at left tackle ... became the first true freshman to start on the offensive line for Duke since 1986 and was one of just 14 true freshmen nationally to start the season-opener ... on the gridiron for 340 total snaps for the year ... played a season-high 60 snaps against Connecticut.
Prior to Duke: Three-year letterman at Hoover under Rush Propst ... played one season at Mercersburg Academy under Dan Walker ... during senior season, Hoover posted a 14-1 ledger, captured the program’s fourth consecutive 6A state crown and finished the season ranked eighth in the country by USA Today ... one of three finalists for Alabama’s 2005 6A Lineman of the Year award ... in 2004, helped Hoover to a 15-0 record, the Alabama state championship and a final national ranking of No. 4 by USA Today ... helped Hoover to a three-year ledger of 43-2 with three Alabama 6A state championships.
Personal: Son of Isom and Joneice Morgan ... father played football at Alabama A&M and was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005 ... born August 7, 1988 ... majoring in Music.