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Derrick Morgan
21  Derrick Morgan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Germantown, Md.

High School:
Clarksburg HS

Last College:
Cabrillo JC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
DB

Experience:
1L

09/24/2012

Game 5: Miners Open League Play at East Carolina

The Miners open Conference USA action when they take on East Carolina on Saturday in Greenville, N.C.

03/27/2012

138 Student-Athletes Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

138 student-athletes earn placement on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

09/15/2012

UTEP vs NMSU 90th metting. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA

11/20/2011

UTEP vs Tulsa. Senior Day. Photos by IPA

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

10/29/2011

UTEP vs So. Miss. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

09/29/2011

UTEP vs Houston. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

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.

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