Eric Morris (coach)
Morris in 2008 during his time at Texas Tech
|Title||Offensive coordinator/Wide receivers coach|
|Conference||Big 12 Conference|
October 26, 1985 |
|Alma mater||Texas Tech University|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
2007 Academic All-Big 12
All-Big 12 Second Team
Morris was born in Littlefield, Texas. He attended Shallowater High School in Shallowater, Texas and played football at the wide receiver and quarterback positions. Shallowater won the Division 4-2A title during his senior season. Morris's father Ray coached basketball at the school.
He played college football at the wide receiver position for the Texas Tech Red Raiders under Mike Leach for the 2004-08 seasons. Known for being small and elusive, Morris earned the nickname of "The Elf" during his college playing career. Morris was named to the first-team Academic All-Big 12 in 2007 and was second-team All-Big 12 for punt returning.
In 2010, Morris accepted a position as a graduate assistant for the Houston Cougars, a position at which he remained for two years. In 2011, Morris accepted the position of wide receivers coach at Washington State under his former college coach Mike Leach. Following the conclusion of the 2012 season, Morris accepted the position of co-offensive coordinator and receivers coach at his alma mater Texas Tech under head coach Kliff Kingsbury.
Morris was promoted to full offensive coordinator following the departure of Sonny Cumbie in 2014.
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