UTEP ITEM: Named to the 2012 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 GPA).

2011 (JUNIOR): Made one start in 12 appearances for UTEP ... registered 20 takedowns, one tackle for laoss, one fumble recovery and two pass break-ups ... posted a season-best six stops versus Southern Miss.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Two-year starter who won a team award for never missing a practice or game during his career ... served as team captain in 2009 and 2010 ... garnered first team All-Coast Conference honors after compiling 87 tackles, 10 pass break-ups, two forced fumbles, a sack, an interception and a blocked field goal as a sophomore in 2010 ... also returned a blocked punt for a touchdown ... posted 57 tackles, seven break-ups, an interception and a forced fumble in 2009 ... three-year starter in the high school ranks, with the final two coming at Clarksburg HS (Md.) ... chosen team MVP as a senior ... previously helped Damascus HS claim the Class 4-A Maryland state title.

PERSONAL: Son of Sherman Morgan and Cynthia Allen ... has three brothers and three sisters ... born 5/3/90 (Davenport, Iowa) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.

Derrick Morgan

Derrick  Morgan


Germantown, Md.

High School:
Clarksburg HS

Last College:
Cabrillo JC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215



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