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Greg Morris (Canadian football)

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Place of birth  Toronto, Ontario
CFL status  National
CJFL  Westshore Rebels
Weight  91 kg
Status  Active
College  New Mexico Military
Height  1.8 m
Position  Running back
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Date of birth  (1992-03-04) March 4, 1992 (age 25)
High school  Donald A Wilson Secondary School

Greg Morris (born March 4, 1992) is a Canadian football running back for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at New Mexico Military Institute. He also played junior football for the Westshore Rebels of the Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL).


Early years

Morris participated in basketball, track and football at Donald A. Wilson Secondary School in Whitby, Ontario. He played running back and linebacker on the football team. He was named the school's senior athlete of the year.

Junior football career

Morris played for the Westshore Rebels of the Canadian Junior Football League from 2011 to 2012. He earned B.C. Football Conference rookie of the year honors in 2011 after rushing for 1,064 yards and eight touchdowns. He set the single-game CJFL rushing record when he ran for 405 yards and four touchdowns on 24 attempts in an October 2012 game against Kamloops. Morris finished the 2012 season with a B.C. Football Conference-leading 1,496 rushing yards and garnered CJFL All-Canadian recognition. He earned Outstanding Offensive Back and B.C. Football Conference All-Star honors in 2012 as well.

College career

Morris played in ten games for the New Mexico Military Institute Broncos in 2013, rushing for 995 yards and seven touchdowns on 151 attempts. He also caught eleven passes for 153 yards and one touchdown. He earned First Team All-WSFL accolades in 2013.

Edmonton Eskimos

Morris was signed to the Edmonton Eskimos' practice roster on August 17, 2015. He was promoted to the active roster on September 6 and played in nine games for the team during the 2015 season. The Eskimos won the 103rd Grey Cup against the Ottawa Redblacks by a score of 26-20 on November 29, 2015. He was released by the Eskimos on August 31, 2016.

Saskatchewan Roughriders

Morris was signed to the Saskatchewan Roughriders' practice roster on September 1, 2016 and promoted to the active roster on September 3.


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