Kelvin Morris

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Kelvin Morris
Free agent
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-10-25) October 25, 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth: Timmonsville, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: Timmonsville (SC)
College: West Georgia
Undrafted: 2006
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Tackles: 188
Sacks: 2.0
Forced fumbles: 4
Interceptions: 23
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Kelvin Morris (born October 25, 1982) is a former American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Spokane Shock as a street free agent in 2007. He played college football at West Georgia.

Morris has also been a member of the Utah Blaze and Calgary Stampeders.

College career[edit]

Morris began his college career at Southwest Mississippi Community College, where he played football for two seasons. Morris would sign a letter of intent to join the Clemson Tigers football team in 2002.[1] He appeared as a reserve for the Tigers, and after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament and being declared academically ineligible, Morris transferred out of Clemson.[2] Morris ended up playing his final college football season at the University of West Georgia, where he earned the Gulf South Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2005.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Arena Football League[edit]

Morris began his Arena Football League career with the Utah Blaze in 2008. That season, he recorded 51 tackles, 12 broken up passes, and two interceptions, returning one for a touchdown and recovering six fumbles.

In 2010, Morris signed with the Arizona Rattlers. He had 27 tackles and five interceptions.

Kelvin signed with the Chicago Rush for the 2011 and 2012 seasons. In 2013, he signed with the Orlando Predators. On March 13, 2013, Kelvin was traded back to the Chicago Rush.

Morris was assigned to the Jacksonville Sharks in 2004, but was placed on reassignment before the season began.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kelvin Morris Signs with Clemson". www.scout.com. Scout.com. December 20, 2001. Retrieved August 19, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Clemson's Morris won't return". www.chronicle.augusta.com. The Augusta Chronicle. June 23, 2004. Retrieved August 19, 2015. 
  3. ^ "West Georgia places four on Fall All-Decade Teams". www.uwgsports.com. University of West Georgia. August 9, 2010. Retrieved August 19, 2015. 

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