• Loading KStateSports Tweets...
    1 second ago
MAIN ROSTER | SCHEDULE | STATS | TRADITION | FACILITIES | CAMPS | CLINICS | MEDIA GUIDE | ARCHIVE



Danny Morris
34  Danny Morris
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Union HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
11/08/1980

Experience:
2L

2001 (Sophomore) - Saw action in all 11 games, many on special teams... K-State's sixth-leading rusher with 175 yards, averaging 6.2 yards per carry on the year... His 6.2 yards per carry ranked third on the team behind Darren Sproles' 7.5 and Joe Hall's 6.4... Named the K-State coaches' tri-Special Teams Player of the Game for his performance against Missouri (11/24)...Totaled career-highs in both carries (11) and yards (54) in his first action of the season against New Mexico State (9/22)... Led the team with 35 yards rushing on four carries against Colorado (10/6)... The bulk of his 35 yards came on a season-best 29-yard scamper in the second quarter... Registered a 16-yard run to cap a four-carry day vs. Kansas (10/27)... Posted 29 yards on three carries in the season finale against Missouri, including a 21-yard run.

2000 (Freshman) - Played in four games, including action in the 2001 Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl... Finished with 17 carries for 64 yards for Wildcats... Had eight rushes for 25 yards vs. Ball State (9/16), and followed with 10 yards on four carries vs. North Texas (9/23)... Also picked up 29 yards on five rushes in win over Iowa State (11/4)... Had combined 16 carries for 53 yards playing for both Purple and White squads in 2001 Spring Game.

1999 - Redshirt season.

Tulsa Union HS - USA Today honorable mention All-USA pick... Lettered three times at Union and was a two-year starter... Second team All-Metro pick as a junior... Was a preseason top 5 running back in Oklahoma and top 10 running back in nation prior to senior season... Honors as a senior included all-district, Tulsa World first team All-State, Daily Oklahoman first team All-State and offensive player of the year... SuperPrep All-Midlands and All-America selection... All-America pick by PrepStar as one of the top 9 running backs in the Big 12 Region... One of the top rated running backs in Oklahoma by the National Recruiting Advisor... Set school records for most touchdowns in a game (6), most points in a game (36), most touchdowns in a season (35), most touchdowns in a career (61), most yards rushing in a season (2,319) and most yards rushing in a career (4,275)... Helped Union to first-ever conference, area and regional championships... Led Union to 13-1 record and state runner-up finish in 1998... Helped Union set a record for highest scoring offense in Oklahoma history with an average of 48 points... As a junior, rushed for 1,749 yards and 16 TDs over 11 games... Scored five touchdowns as a sophomore on the varsity... High school coach was Bill Blankenship.

Personal - Born Nov. 8, 1980... Parents are Leslie and Sherry Morris... Greatest sports thrill in high school was scoring six touchdowns in one game as a senior.