Demetrice Morley

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Demetrice Morley
No. 28     Free agent
Demetrice Morley.jpg
Date of birth (1987-07-23) July 23, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Miami, Florida
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) DB
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg)
College Tennessee
Career history
As player
20112013 Calgary Stampeders
2013 Toronto Argonauts
2016 Saskatchewan Roughriders
*Offseason and/or practice roster member only
Career stats

Demetrice Morley (born July 23, 1987) is an American football defensive back who is currently a free agent.

High school career[edit]

Morley played football at Miami Killian High School in Miami, Florida. He was a standout at defensive back, and was ranked by and recruiting services at the number one cornerback in the 2005 recruiting class. Morley was a part of a Tennessee class that was ranked Top 3 nationally, also featuring Jonathan Crompton, LaMarcus Coker, Rico McCoy, Josh McNeil, among others.[1]

College career[edit]

Freshman season: 2005[edit]

Morley played for the Vols as a reserve in 2005, backing up Jason Allen.

Sophomore season: 2006[edit]

Morley started for the Vols following an injury to Inquoris Johnson in the 2nd game of the season against Air Force. Morley spent the majority of the time as a strong safety. Morley ended the year with 51 total tackles, 2 interceptions and one blocked kick.[2]


Morley was dismissed[3] from the football team and left school for academic reasons following the 2006 season. He spent the 2007 season at Pellissippi State Technical Community College in an attempt to be readmitted at Tennessee.

Junior season: 2008[edit]


After sitting out the 2007 season, Morley was readmitted to the University in January 2008 and rejoined the team.[4] The birth of his son motivated him to return.[5]

Senior Season: 2009[edit]

On April 7, 2009 Head Coach Lane Kiffin announced that Morley has been dismissed from the squad. He did not state specifically why the rising senior was dismissed, but Morley had missed many workouts, meetings, and practices since Kiffin became head coach in December. <>

Professional football[edit]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

In 2011, Morley signed with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. In his rookie season, Morley played in 16 games, recording 40 tackles and 4 sacks. In 2012, Morley recorded 10 tackles and 1 sack in only 2 games, missing most of the season due to a shoulder injury. In 2013, Morley recorded 13 tackles and 1 interception in 6 games before being released by the Stampeders on September 5, 2013.

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On September 6, 2013, Morley signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. On May 16, 2014, Morley was released by the Argonauts.


  1. ^ (30 October 2006). " Demetrice Morley Profile". Retrieved 2008-01-22. 
  2. ^ UT Sports Information (2 January 2007). "Tennessee - Cumulative Season Statistics". Retrieved 2008-01-22. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Michael Casasanta (2007). "Demetrice Morley dismissed from football team". University of Tennessee Journalism. Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. 
  4. ^ Drew Edwards (2008). "Fulmer says Morley will return to Tennessee". Knoxville News Sentinel. 
  5. ^ Drew Edwards (2008). "Birth of son spurred Morley to return to UT". Knoxville News Sentinel. 

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