Morris Nabs SEC Weekly Honor

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Aaron Morris (photo by UM Communications)
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Aaron Morris (photo by UM Communications)
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Sept. 24, 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Ole Miss sophomore Aaron Morris has been named Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week after the Rebels' 39-0 win at Tulane, the league office announced Monday.

A 6-5, 330-pound left guard, Morris helped Ole Miss amass 450 total yards, including 304 on the ground, against the Green Wave. The Rebels eclipsed 300 rushing yards for the second time this year.

The Jackson, Miss., native has started all four games at left guard this season and eight of the last 10 dating back to last year. He is helping Ole Miss lead the SEC and rank 11th nationally in rushing offense at 259.8 yards per game.

It is Morris' first SEC weekly honor in his career. He is the third Rebel to claim an award this year, joining Week 1 Defensive Lineman of the Week C.J. Johnson and Week 2 Offensive Lineman of the Week A.J. Hawkins.

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