Jordan Morgan (American football)

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Jordan Morgan
No. 66 – New York Jets
Position:Offensive guard
Personal information
Born: (1994-05-13) May 13, 1994 (age 25)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:313 lb (142 kg)
Career information
High school:Parkway Northwest
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College:Kutztown
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 5 / Pick: 147
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Jordan Morgan (born May 13, 1994) is an American football guard for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Kutztown University. Morgan was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.[1]

College career[edit]

Jordan played football at Kutztown University, a NCAA Division II school. During his career, he played in 43 games and majored in leisure and sport studies.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Morgan received an invitation to the NFL Combine and was able to complete all of the drills. After attending the combine, he was projected to be a fourth or fifth round pick by the majority or analysts and scouts. He was ranked the eighth best guard in the draft by Sports Illustrated and the ninth best guard by NFLDraftScout.com.[3] On March 8, 2017, he decided to attend Temple's pro day, but was satisfied with his combine performance and only executed positional drills.[4]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 3 in
(1.91 m)
309 lb
(140 kg)
34 58 in
(0.88 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
5.36 s 1.86 s 3.11 s 4.73 s 8.13 s 27 in
(0.69 m)
8 ft 6 in
(2.59 m)
21 reps
All values from 2017 NFL Combine.[5]

Chicago Bears[edit]

Morgan was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fifth round, 147th overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft.[6][7] On May 11, 2017, the Bears signed Morgan to a four-year, $2.69 million contract with a signing bonus of $296,038.[8] He was placed on injured reserve on September 2, 2017.[9]

On September 1, 2018, Morgan was waived by the Bears.[10]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On October 10, 2018, Morgan was signed to the Tennessee Titans practice squad.[11] He was released on December 3, 2018.[12]

New York Jets[edit]

On February 7, 2019, Morgan was signed by the New York Jets.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jordan Morgan". www.nfl.com/. Retrieved April 29, 2017.
  2. ^ "Jordan Morgan". www.kubears.com/. Retrieved April 29, 2017.
  3. ^ Chris Burke (April 24, 2017). "2017 NFL draft rankings: Top prospects by position". si.com. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  4. ^ "Jordan Morgan, DS #9 OG, Kutztown". nfldraftscout.com. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  5. ^ 2017 Scouting Combine: Jordan Morgan (DL32)
  6. ^ "Kutztown's Jordan Morgan can bolster the offensive line for Bears". SBNation.com/. Retrieved April 29, 2017.
  7. ^ Mayer, Larry (April 29, 2017). "Bears draft OL Morgan in Round 5". ChicagoBears.com. Retrieved May 7, 2017.
  8. ^ "Spotrac.com: Jordan Morgan contract". spotrac.com. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  9. ^ Mayer, Larry (September 2, 2017). "Bears reach NFL's 53-man roster limit". ChicagoBears.com.
  10. ^ Mayer, Larry (September 1, 2018). "Bears announce 53-man roster". ChicagoBears.com.
  11. ^ Wyatt, Jim (October 10, 2018). "Titans Add WR Cameron Batson to 53-Man Roster, Sign Three to Practice Squad". TitansOnline.com.
  12. ^ Wyatt, Jim (December 3, 2018). "Titans Sign RB Jeremy McNichols off Broncos' Practice Squad". TitansOnline.com.
  13. ^ Lange, Randy (February 7, 2019). "Jets Sign Free Agent Guard Jordan Morgan". NewYorkJets.com.

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