2010: Did not see action as he rehabbed from Tommy John surgery in the off-season ...
2009: Made 27 relief appearances on the season, posting a 4-1 record with a team-leading nine saves ... Tallied a 3.24 ERA as he allowed 20 runs - 15 earned - in 41.2 innings of work ... Walked seven and struck out 55 for an 8:1 strikeout to walk ratio ... His nine saves came against No. 24 Alabama, Kentucky, New Orleans, South Carolina, at No. 20 Florida, No. 1 Georgia, Mississippi State and at No. 16 Arkansas ... Picked up wins in relief over Liberty, Central Arkansas, Memphis and No. 5 Virginia ... In his first save over No. 24 Alabama (3/21), struck out six with one hit in 2.0 scoreless innings ... Suffered his only loss in relief at No. 2 LSU (3/29) with two runs on three hits with three strikeouts in 1.0 inning of work ... Worked a season-long 3.0 innings against South Carolina (4/12) .... Turned in a streak of 9.0 innings across six appearances without allowing a run and only three hits (4/12 -5/3) ... Struck out a season-high six batters twice in back-to-back appearances against No. 24 Alabama (3/21) and at No. 2 LSU (3/27) accounting for every out in the 4.0 innings of work ... NCAA REGIONAL: Made two appearances, both against Western Kentucky ... Picked up his ninth save against WKU (5/30) with 2.0 scoreless innings of work with one hit and two strikeouts ... Took the mound against WKU (5/31) and allowed six runs on five hits with a walk and did not record an out ... NCAA SUPER REGIONAL: Made two appearances against No. 5 Virginia ... Picked up the win in 3.0 innings of work against UVA (6/5) with one hit, a walk and a strikeout ... Made his second appearance with 1.2 innings of work, allowing one run on three hits with a walk and three strikeouts ...
2008: Made 19 appearances, including one start on the season ... Turned in 41.1 innings of work with 38 strikeouts and 14 walks to go along with a 3.70 ERA ... Posted a 5-0 record with wins over UALR (3/19), Auburn (5/9), No. 20 Kentucky (5/22) and No. 21 Vanderbilt (5/24) ... Worked a season-long 5.0 innings in the win over UALR ... Posted a save, the first of his career, against Mississippi State (3/14) in the SEC opening series ... Saw action in three games in the SEC Tournament with appearances against No. 19 Kentucky, No. 21 Vanderbilt and No. 9 LSU ... NCAA REGIONAL: Worked 0.2 innings of relief against Bethune-Cookman (5/31) in an elimination game win ...
2007: Redshirted ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Five-year letterwinner at Canton Academy under head coach Gerald Ray ... Named Team MVP, All-District selection, All-Conference, Conference MVP, All-State and All-Metro ... Also selected to participate in the Mississippi All-Star game ... Hit .410 with 12 home runs as a senior ... Posted a 9-3 record in 12 appearances with a 0.68 ERA and 110 strikeouts in 64.1 IP as a senior ...
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Robert and Ruth Morgan ... Born: October 5, 1987 ... Has two siblings, John and Jessie ... An honor graduate in high school who was a four-year member of the Honor Roll ... Member of the Beta Club and Math Club ... Major is Civil Engineering.
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