Karl Morgan

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Karl Morgan
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1961-02-23) February 23, 1961 (age 56)
Houma, Louisiana
Alma mater UCLA
Playing career
1979–1982 UCLA
1983 Saskatchewan Roughriders
1984–1986 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1986 Houston Oilers
1992 Cincinnati Rockers
Position(s) Nose tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1989–1992 Central Catholic HS (LA)
1993–1994 Nicholls State (DL)
1995 Southern (DL)
1996 Purdue (DL)
1997–2000 Arkansas State (DL)
2001 Alcorn State (DC)
2002–2004 Hampton (DC)
2005–2009 North Alabama (DC)
2010–2013 Mississippi Valley State
2014–2015 Coahoma CC
Head coaching record
Overall 8–35 (college)

Karl Morgan (born February 23, 1961) is an American football coach and former player. He is the former head football coach at Coahoma Community College in Coahoma County, Mississippi. He served as head football coach at Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) from 2010 to 2013, compiling a record of 8–35.[1]

Morgan is an alumnus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he played as a defensive lineman for the Bruins from 1979 to 1982, garnering All-Pac-10 Conference honors following his senior year. His professional playing career started in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1983. The next year, he signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL) and played for them from 1984 to 1986. He also played for the Houston Oilers during the 1986 season. Morgan came out of retirement in 1992 to play for the Arena Football League's (AFL) Cincinnati Rockers.

Morgan began his coaching career as the head football coach at Central Catholic High School in Morgan City, Louisiana from 1989 to 1992. He then entered the college ranks where he served as defensive line coach at Nicholls State University from 1993 to 1994. Subsequently, Morgan held the same position at Southern University in 1995, Purdue University in 1996, and Arkansas State University from 1997 to 2000. He also served as defensive coordinator at Alcorn State University (2001), Hampton University (2002–2004) and the University of North Alabama (2005–2009).[2]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (Southwestern Athletic Conference) (2010–2013)
2010 Mississippi Valley State 0–10 0–9 5th (East)
2011 Mississippi Valley State 1–10 1–8 T–4th (East)
2012 Mississippi Valley State 5–6 5–4 4th (East)
2013 Mississippi Valley State 2–9 2–7 5th (East)
Mississippi Valley State: 8–35 8–28
Total: 8–35


  1. ^ Sports Network (December 9, 2013). "Morgan out as Mississippi Valley State football coach". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Mississippi Valley names North Alabama's Karl Morgan as head football coach". GulfLive.com. Associated Press. January 12, 2010. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 

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