10 - Jared Morris
Jared Morris
Height: 5-11
Weight: 195
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Toms River, N.J.
High School: Toms River East
Position: FS
Major: Business Administartion

2012 (Junior): D3football.com First Team All-American… BSN Second Team All-American… D3football.com First Team All-South Region… ECAC All-Star… Twice named to the D3football.com Team of the Week and once named the ECAC Defensive Player of the Week… Named Wesley's Outstanding Spring Player after transitioning from wide receiver to the defensive backfield… Led the Wolverines with six interceptions while ranking third with 76 tackles and eight tackles for loss… Also recovered a fumble and tallied a safety… Returned a pair of kickoffs against Mount Ida in the NCAA First Round, one of which went for a 76-yard touchdown, and the other went for 39 yards… In his first game ever as a fulltime defender, broke a Wesley single-game record with four interceptions in the season opener at East Texas Baptist and was named the BSN Defensive Player of the Week… Recorded five tackles and recovered a fumble at Salisbury… Had his first multi-digit tackle game with ten against Mary Hardin-Baylor… Tallied four tackles at Louisiana College… Picked off a pass, to go with two tackles for loss and seven tackle against Birmingham Southern… One of his five tackles against Virginia-Lynchburg went for a loss… Season-high 12 tackles to go with one TFL at Menlo College… Tallied his sixth interception to go with eight tackles and two for a loss at Huntingdon… Recorded a safety and 1.5 tackles for loss in two quarters of action against Apprentice… Recorded four tackles in the NCAA First Round against Mount Ida… Tallied eight tackles apiece in the NCAA Second Round and NCAA Quarterfinals. Named "Defensive Player of the Year" in 2012.

2011 (Sophomore): Caught 11 passes for 115 yards and three scores… Averaged 10.5 yards per catch… Had his best game of the season at Kean where he caught four passes, two of which went for touchdowns, and 62 yards (9/10)… Returned a kickoff 73 yards for a touchdown against Frostburg (10/8)… Caught a pair of passes at Walsh (10/22) and at Apprentice (11/5)... Also contributed on special teams and made five tackles, including a season-high two at Mount Union in the NCAA Semifinals (12/10).

Morris' Career Defensive Statistics

YearGTklTFLSks.PDIntFFFRBlk.
2011 1450.00.000000
201212768.00.096010
Totals 26818.00.096010

Morris' Kick Return Statistics

YearNo. Yds. TD Lg. Avg.
2011817117321.4
2012211517657.5
Totals 1028627628.6

 

High School: Participated in football and basketball... First team all-shore for two years... Third team all-state... MVP all-shore classic

Personal: Born 3/21/89... Son of Cindi Burns... Brother to Rashon Burns and Lester Morris