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Michael Morris Athlete Profile

#4 Michael Morris

Michael Morris
Position: Cornerback Height: 6-0 Weight: 190 Roster Years: 2004-2005 Hometown: Shannon, MS Last School: Itawamba Community College


Son of Vanessa Townsend ... recruited by Ole Miss, Souther Miss and Troy State.

Before BYU

Credited with 63 receptions for 942 yards in two seasons at ICC ... recorded 12 career touchdowns for the Indians ... despite missing three games due to injury, earned second-team all-state honors in his finals season at ICC ... led the MACJC with an average 5.0 receptions per game as a sophomore ... ranked third in the league with 35 receptions for 437 yards, including four touchdowns ... averaged 62.4 yards per game in his final season at Itawamba CC ... helped the Indians to a third-place finish in the MACJC North Division standings ... earned honorable mention all-state honors as a freshman, recording 32 recptions for 412 yards and four touchdowns ... clocked at 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... former Itawamba Community College players include current NFL stars Duce Staley (Pittsburg Steelers) and Joe Horn (New Orleans Saints) ... first-ever player from Itawamba CC to sign with BYU ... helped lead Shannon HS to a 13-1 record as a senior ... earned 3-A All-State honors ... transferred to Itawamba from Troy State.

2004 | Junior Year

Injured during Fall Camp ... missed the season due to injury.

2005 | Senior Year

Earned letterman honors as a junior ... saw action in 10 out of 12 games during the season ... registered two tackles on the season, one a solo takedown ... participated in spring drills.