Johnny Morris (American football)

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Johnny Morris
No. 47
Wide receiver
Halfback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1935-09-26) September 26, 1935 (age 79)
Place of birth: Long Beach, California
Career information
College: California-Santa Barbara
NFL Draft: 1958 / Round: 12 / Pick: 137
Debuted in 1958
Last played in 1967
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing att-yards 224-1040
Receptions-yards 356-5059
Touchdowns 37
Stats at NFL.com

Johnny Edward Morris (born September 26, 1935) is a former American football running back/wide receiver in the National Football League. He spent his entire ten-year career with the Chicago Bears, and is the franchise's all-time leader in receiving yards with 5,059.[1] He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Morris won an NFL Championship in 1963. In 1964, he had his best season with 93 receptions for 1212 yards and 10 touchdowns. Morris is also a former sportscaster for WMAQ-TV and WBBM-TV in Chicago and football color commentator for CBS Sports. He retired in 1996.

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  1. ^ "Chicago Bears Franchise Encyclopedia". Pro-Football-Reference.com.