Played in eight games, starting the first three games of the season...Finished the season with six catches for 81 yards...Had two grabs for 42 yards, including a season-long 37-yarder against Kansas State...Added two catches for 21 yards against SMU.
A reserve tight end who saw most of his playing time on special teams ... recorded one tackle ... strong athlete that will move to receiver in 2005.
Saw action in seven games as a special teams player to earn his first varsity letter ... recovered one kickoff.
Redshirted, did not play.
High School: Played for coach John Lilly at Woodrow Wilson High ... also lettered in baseball and track ... the only three-time winner of the state Class AAA discus title in state history ... a three-time All-State pick in football ... as a junior he recorded 117 tackles, three recovered fumbles and five forced fumbles ... as a senior he had 28 receptions for 380 yards and had 650 all-purpose yards.
Full name is Matthew Phillip Morris ... born on August 23, 1983 ... son of Scott and Kathy Morris ... has one brother, Ryan ... his cousin, Lonnie Warwick, played linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings ... majoring in adult fitness.