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Ron Morris (Canadian football)

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Date of birth  c. 1936
College  Tulsa

1959–61  Calgary Stampeders
Name  Ron Morris
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Position(s)  Defensive Halfback/Offensive Halfback/Punter/Split End
1967–68  BC Lions (Assistant Coach)
1967  BC Lions (Interim Head Coach)

Ron Morris (born c. 1936) is a former professional football player and coach in the Canadian Football League who played for the Calgary Stampeders, Toronto Argonauts, and BC Lions and served as the interim head coach of the Lions for one game in 1967.

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Morris signed with the Calgary Stampeders in January 1959. He was used by the Stamps as a running back, defensive halfback, and punter. In 1961, he was purchased by the Toronto Argonauts for $350. He was wavied by Toronto in September 1963. A week later he was claimed by the BC Lions to replace the injured Tom Larscheid. While with BC, Morris was a member of the Lions team that won the 52nd Grey Cup.

In 1967, Morris joined the Lions coaching staff, coaching both the offensive and defensive halfbacks. He served as the Lions' interim head coach for one game between the firing of Dave Skrien and the arrival of Jim Champion. Morris' only game as head coach ended in an 18–17 loss to Toronto. He retired from coaching after the 1968 season to work in real estate.

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