Sneha Girap (Editor)

Eric Morris (coach)

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Sport(s)  American football
2011  Houston (GA)
Positions  Wide receiver
Alma mater  Texas Tech
Name  Eric Morris
Titles  Offensive coordinator
2004−2007  Texas Tech
Role  American football player
Conference  Big 12 Conference
2010  Houston (AOQC)
Education  Texas Tech University

Eric Morris (coach) mediaspokesmancomphotos20120222ericmorris
Born  October 26, 1985 (age 30) Littlefield, Texas (1985-10-26)
2009−2010  Saskatchewan Roughriders
Team  Texas Tech Red Raiders football

Eric morris texas tech underrated wide receiver now in cfl


Eric Morris (born October 26, 1985), also known as The Elf, is an American football coach. He is currently the offensive coordinator at Texas Tech.

Contents

Offensive coordinator eric morris mic d up


Early life

Morris was born in Littlefield, Texas. He attended Shallowater High School in Shallowater, Texas and played football at the wide receiver and quarterback positions. Shallowater won the Division 4-2A title during his senior season. Morris's father Ray coached basketball at the school.

College career

He played college football at the wide receiver position for the Texas Tech Red Raiders under Mike Leach for the 2004-08 seasons. Known for being small and elusive, Morris earned the nickname of "The Elf" during his college playing career. Morris was named to the first-team Academic All-Big 12 in 2007 and was second-team All-Big 12 for punt returning.

Professional career

Morris was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders as a street free agent in 2009. He was released in 2010.

Early Coaching career

In 2010, Morris accepted a position as a graduate assistant for the Houston Cougars, a position at which he remained for two years. In 2011, Morris accepted the position of wide receivers coach at Washington State under his former college coach Mike Leach. Following the conclusion of the 2012 season, Morris accepted the position of co-offensive coordinator and receivers coach at his alma mater Texas Tech under head coach Kliff Kingsbury.

Texas Tech

Morris was promoted to full offensive coordinator following the departure of Sonny Cumbie in 2014.

Morris led an offense in 2015 that was ranked 2nd in the country in both total yardage and scoring. The offense was led by Sophomore QB Patrick Mahomes who threw for 4,683 yards and 36 TDs and by RB DeAndre Washington who rushed for 1,492 yards and 16 TDs, Washington being the first 1,000 yard rusher at Texas Tech in more than a decade. Morris coached 2016 NFL Draft picks Le'Raven Clark, DeAndre Washington, and Jakeem Grant.

References

Eric Morris (American football) Wikipedia


Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L