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• Completed 105-of-185 passes for 1,126 yards, nine touchdowns and seven interceptions in seven appearances, four of which were starts
• One of five team captains
• Completed 26-of-38 passes for a season-high 304 yards with three touchdowns and one interception on 12/27 vs. Army in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl
• Finished 23-for-42 passes for 197 yards and two scores in the regular season finale at UTEP on 11/26
• Completed 14-of-29 for a career-high 267 yards with two touchdown passes and one interception in the win on 11/19 vs. Southern Miss
• Finished 14-for-26 for 108 yards with an interception after coming on in the second quarter at WKU on 11/12
• Completed 4-of-11 passes for 13 yards and an interception vs. Bethune-Cookman on 9/10
• Made North Texas debut and first career start on 9/3 vs. SMU, completing 24-of-39 passes for 237 yards and two touchdowns with three interceptions
• Morris spent four seasons at Alabama and was with the Crimson Tide during their national championship seasons in 2012 and 2015.
• He served as the Alabama No. 3 quarterback in 2014 and 2015 and saw action in three games in 2015 and four games in 2014.
• At Allen, Rivals.com rated him 30th among pro-style quarterbacks and Scout.com rated Morris as the 37thbest quarterback.
• He averaged 270.7 passing yards a game in 2011 with 35 touchdown passes, and threw for 2,534 yards and 22 touchdowns as a junior in 2010.