Donovan Morgan (American football)
|Date of birth:||July 29, 1982|
|Place of birth:||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school:||New Orleans (LA) Sarah T. Reed|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Career Arena statistics|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
After playing college football for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Morgan was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Jets, spending time in their training camp. He played two stints with the Tulsa Talons of the af2. While a member of the Talons in 2005, Morgan set af2 records for touchdown receptions (54), total touchdowns (57) and points scored in a season (346). He was signed by the Buffalo Bills on May 21, 2007, but released on August 27, 2007.
Morgan spent 2004 to 2006 in the National Football League with the New York Jets, Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs. In 2005 with the Texans, Morgan played in three games, catching four passes for 42 yards.
Morgan had two stints with the Tulsa Talons. In 2005, he played for Tulsa in the af2. He set af2 records with 346 points, 57 total touchdowns, and 54 receiving touchdowns. He was named the af2 Rookie of the Year.
In 2007, Morgan signed with the Buffalo Bills and spent time with the team during training camp.
Arena Football League
In 2008, Morgan signed with the Chicago Rush, catching 111 passes for 1,281 yards and 24 touchdowns. He was named the AFL Rookie of the Year, becoming the first player to win Rookie of the Year honors twice, in the af2 and AFL. For the Rush, Morgan formed a three-headed receiver trio with Damian Harrell and Travis LaTendresse, and all three racked up 1,000 receiving yards in the season.
When the AFL didn't play in 2009, Morgan joined the Chicago Slaughter of the Continental Indoor Football League. There, he Russ Michna and other former member of the Chicago Rush lead the Slaughter to a 2009 CIFL Championship Game victory. Morgan was named MVP of the championship game.
Return to the AFL
On October 28, 2014, he was assigned to the Las Vegas Outlaws.
He retired after the 2016 season.
- Transactions - Buffalo Bills
- Nick Krueger (June 18, 2013). "VooDoo WR Donovan Morgan took long route back home". www.sportsnola.com. SportsNOLA.com/LeSEA Broadcasting. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
- "Blockbuster trade brings Donovan Morgan to the VooDoo". www.sportsnola.com. SportsNOLA.com/LeSEA Broadcasting. November 23, 2012. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
- Arritt, Dan (August 6, 2016). "Retiring Donovan Morgan ready for one last hurrah as KISS opens AFL playoffs". ocregister.com. Retrieved November 18, 2016.