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Anthony Morrow
11  Anthony Morrow

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fallbrook, Calif.

High School:
Fallbrook Union

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 225

Position:
LB

Experience:
3L

09/20/2008

New Mexico State vs UTEP

Battle of I-10. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Morrow Bio Action 2009 (JUNIOR): Credited with 30 tackles, including 2.5 for losses, with 1.5 sacks ... played in eight games, making six starts at left side linebacker ... tied his career high with seven stops versus Kansas ... added a sack against the Jayhawks ... chipped in with six tackles at Memphis and five versus Buffalo ... had single tackles for losses against Memphis and Marshall ... missed a portion of the season due to a groin injury.

2008 (SOPHOMORE): Started every game, opening the season at left safety for seven contests before moving to right side linebacker for the final five ... ranked sixth on the team in tackles with 44 ... also contributed four tackles for losses, two sacks, an interception, pass break-up, forced fumble and fumble recovery ... credited with at least five stops in five games, including his career-best of seven against Texas ... had tackles for losses versus Buffalo, Texas and Southern Miss, and a half-tackle for loss against Rice ... had a solid all-around game in the season opener at Buffalo with five stops, a sack and a fumble recovery ... registered half-sacks versus Rice and SMU ... ran for a touchdown off a 27-yard interception against New Mexico State.

2007 (FRESHMAN): Saw extensive action, tallying 29 tackles (21 solo), 3.5 tackles for losses (-20 yards), two sacks (-18 yards), a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry ... named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team by league media ... made four starts at SAM linebacker ... achieved his season-high six tackles (five solo), along with a forced fumble, at Rice ... posted sacks in back-to-back games versus East Carolina and Houston.

2006: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: First team All-Avocado League running back as a senior at Fallbrook Union High School ... rushed 191 times for 1,174 yards (6.1 ypc) and 10 touchdowns in 2005 ... three-year varsity letterwinner ... played running back and cornerback as a sophomore, running back as a junior and running back/safety/outside linebacker as a senior ... posted 49 tackles and two interceptions on defense as a senior ... helped Fallbrook Union reach the CIF title game his sophomore year ... broke his ankle his junior season and played in only three games ... high school coach was Dennis Houlihan ... two-year member of the track and field team, running the 100, 200 and 4x100 relay

PERSONAL: Full name is Anthony Lenorris Morrow, Jr. ... he is left-handed ... parents are Anthony, Sr. and Kimberly Morrow ... has one sister ... ... nickname is "Train" ... born 6/8/88 (Camp Pendleton, Calif.) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.

Anthony Morrow's Career Stats
Year GP Solo TK Assist TK Total TK TFL Sacks INT Fum C/R BK PBU QB HRY
2006 Sat out the year as a redshirt
2007 11 22 9 31 3.5-20 2-18 - 1/0 - - 1
2008 12 21 23 44 4.0-18 2-15 1-27 1/1 - 1 -
2009 8 7 23 30 2.5-7 1.5-4 - - - - -
Total 31 50 55 105 10.0-45 5.5-37 1-27 2/1 - 1 1