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Daniel Morrell
3   Daniel Morrell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Blanchard, Okla.

High School:
Blanchard HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 186

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
RS


Tulsa -- Was one of several true freshmen to sit out last year due to red-shirt status . . . has great speed . . . can be a deep threat . . . a young player who will improve with skill development and repetitions . . . a very athletic player . . . showed steady improvement throughout the spring.

High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at Blanchard High School . . . played receiver and defensive back . . . ranked eighth in the state among all classes in receiving with 70 receptions for 1,051 yards and 13 touchdowns his senior season . . . also had 120 tackles as a senior . . . was named to the Oklahoma Class 3A Coaches All-Star team as a receiver . . . named Little All-City receiver by the Daily Oklahoman as a senior . . . was selected to the West squad in the OCA All-State game . . . was named the 3A-1 Defensive Player of the Year . . . totaled 130 receptions for 2,112 yards and 25 touchdowns in his career . . . also tallied 187 career tackles, five interceptions, three caused fumbles and three fumble recoveries . . . caught 34 passes for 619 yards and seven TDs as a junior . . . also had 44 tackles and one interception his junior season . . . was the Class 4A state 100-meter champion his junior season . . . also lettered three years in track and earned two letters in powerlifting . . . high school football coach was Billy Langford.

Personal -- Favorite TV show is "Smallville" . . . his favorite NFL team is the Indianapolis Colts . . . Steve Smith is his favorite NFL player . . . his favorite book is Moby Dick . . . his favorite movie is Anchorman . . . his favorite sport to watch besides football is Ultimate Fighting . . . if he could play a role in any movie it would be Arnold Schwartznegger's role in The Terminator . . . has six siblings . . . parents are Jeff and Virginia Morrell . . . majoring in exercise sports science.