Friday's contest marks just the second meeting (1980) between the Mids and Cougars.
Junior center from La Porte, Texas
Junior center from Scottsdale, Ariz.
Junior slot back from Golden Gate, Fla.
Junior nose guard from Albany, Ga.
• At Navy: Enters the fall listed as even with Blaze Ryder at center ... is expected to start the season opener against Colgate with Ryder coming off an injury ... has great size ... has really matured over the last year and coming off a really good spring campaign.
• 2014: Made his collegiate debut at Air Force after spelling Blaze Ryder who replaced an injured Tanner Fleming and then was also injured himself late in the contest ... also saw time against VMI and Georgia Southern.
• 2013: Has not seen any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2013 graduate of La Porte High School, Morris was a three-sport athlete who earned letters in football (3), power lifting (4) and track & field (4 - throws) ... a three-time all-district football selection who was named the 2012-13 Houston Touchdown Club Scholar Football Player of the Year ... member of football teams that won back-to-back (2011, `12) district titles with a combined 23-4 record ... also had offers from Colorado State, Texas State and Grambling ... member of the National Honor Society ... son of Marc and Donna Morris ... majoring in economics.