Tulsa 30, UTEP 20 - October 27, 2006 (photos by James Walton Beazley)
Tulsa --A two-year letterwinner and starter . . . transferred to Tulsa from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M in the spring of 2006 . . . has played in 26 career games and has 24 starts . . . played the entire game 24 times in his career . . . 2007 -- Started all 14 games . . . was named to the Rivals.com all-Conference USA team and earned honorable mention all-C-USA team by the coaches . . . graded over 80-percent 11 times on the year . . . had a high grade of 96-percent against UTEP . . . had a high game of 10 knockdowns vs. Marshall . . . was the only returning starter to the offensive line for the 2007 campaign . . . 2006 -- Played in 12 games and had 10 starting assignments . . . received his first career start at Navy and played the entire game (67 snaps) at right guard . . . had a season-high 9.5 knockdowns at East Carolina . . . had a high grade of 85-percent against SMU . . . Overall -- Has a great understanding of the game . . . the most experiences offensive lineman . . . a leader . . . a very dependable player . . . plays with good leverage . . . uses his hands well . . . an all-conference caliber player . . . as good as any offensive guard in Conference USA.
Junior College -- Earned one letter at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M . . . played right guard at NEO A&M and helped his team to a 9-3 record in his one season.
High School -- Was a four-year letterwinner at Sapulpa High School . . . started three seasons on both the offensive and defensive lines . . . earned Tulsa World first-team all-state and all-metro honors in 2004 . . . was named the 6A-4 Offensive Lineman of the Year . . . graded out at 99-percent his senior season, and had 80 pancake blocks . . . also had 85 tackles and five sacks on defense as a senior . . . was ranked as the 39th top prep senior in Oklahoma in 2003 by Rivals 100.com . . . also lettered four years in wrestling . . . high school coach was Mike Hainzinger.
Personal --Favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys . . . LaDainian Tomlinson is his favorite NFL player . . . his favorite sport to watch besides football is Ultimate Fighting . . . his favorite opponent stadium is BYU's LaVell Edwards Stadium . . . other than football, he lists the Boston Red Sox as his favorite pro sports team and Kevin Youkilis is his favorite athlete . . . has two older sisters . . . parents are Jim and Teresa Morsey . . . majoring in history.
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