February 23, 1961 |
|1984–1986||Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1989–1992||Central Catholic HS (LA)|
|1993–1994||Nicholls State (DL)|
|1997–2000||Arkansas State (DL)|
|2001||Alcorn State (DC)|
|2005–2009||North Alabama (DC)|
|2010–2013||Mississippi Valley State|
|Head coaching record|
Karl Morgan (born February 23, 1961) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the 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.
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).
Head coaching record
|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|
- Sports Network (December 9, 2013). "Morgan out as Mississippi Valley State football coach". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
- Associated Press (January 12, 2010). "Mississippi Valley names North Alabama's Karl Morgan as head football coach". GulfLive.com. Retrieved December 12, 2013.