NFL Draft 2016: Antonio Morrison ‘third-round pick, long-time starter’

For many players at the linebacker position, there is probably not one player that has had a tougher road to the 2016 NFL Draft than former Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison. He tore up his knee in college and it nearly ended his career, but it looks like at least on draft analyst is confident in him. CBS Sports’ Pete Frisco recently released his latest mock draft and then gave...
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April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Florida garners commitment from Antonio Morrison clone

Could Florida have found the next Antonio Morrison? Linebacker David Reese committed to the Gators over the weekend. He opted for Jim McElwain's program over the likes of Wisconsin, TCU, Nebraska, and Texas. 
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Morrison named SEC Defensive Player of the Week

Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison was awarded the title of SEC Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, for his strong efforts in the 27-3 blowout victory over rival Georgia. In addition to garnering this denotation, Morrison was named as one of 10 semifinalists for the Butkus Award -- given to the nation's top linebacker. Morrison leads the Gators with 60 tackles on the season...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Morrison wins multiple awards for effort versus Ole Miss

Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison was recognized as the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his effort in the resounding 38-10 thumping of Ole Miss. Morrison also was named as the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week. In the contest, Morrison accrued 16 tackles, including 3.5 for loss and 0.5 sacks. Morrison endured multiple knee surgeries in the offseason to get...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Gators’ Antonio Morrison named National Defensive POTW

Florida Gators linebacker Antonio Morrison has been named the National Defensive Player of the Week following a strong performance in his team’s 38-10 win over Ole Miss yesterday. Thomas Goldkamp of 247 Sports reported the development. A senior from the Chicago area, Morrison and Florida’s defense were borderline invincible last night. Morrison himself had 13 tackles, plus half...
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Gators' Morrision says he hasn't had any pain since return to field

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The images are stunning in their contrast. In one, Gators linebacker Antonio Morrison squirms in pain eight months ago during the Birmingham Bowl, down on the turf at Legion Field with a serious injury. In the other, Morrison races around the practice field Tuesday afternoon -- a brace protecting his left knee -- preparing to face New Mexico State in the season...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gators’ Coach Talks Season Opener, Antonio Morrison’s Return During Presser

Just days away from his first game as head coach of the Florida Gators, head coach Jim McElwain met with the media for his weekly press conference. Though the game against New Mexico State shouldn’t be too much of a challenge for the Gators, McElwain was still quick to talk up the Aggies: McElwain not naming any New Mexico State players or coaches, but rattling off stats and facts...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Gators LB Antonio Morrison had two knee operations

As the 2015 college football season is beginning to close in, the Florida Gators are getting prepared for their opening game on September 5th against the New Mexico State Aggies. Antonio Morrison was a huge piece of the Gators’ defense last season, but he has missed quite a bit of time this offseason with an injury. According to a report from Mark Long, the Gators’ linebacker...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Gators football: Antonio Morrison ready to go

The Florida Gators will need their defense to stand strong while the revamped offense works on becoming a more efficient part of the team. With a team missing key players on both sides of the ball, veteran leadership will be warranted. Young players will look to senior players when they encounter situations they are not mentally prepared for. The Gators’ new coaching staff may...
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Linebacker Antonio Morrison returning to Florida for senior season

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Birmingham Bowl was not the final game for junior linebacker Antonio Morrison in a Gators uniform. An All-SEC second-team selection this season, Morrison announced Tuesday that he is returning to school for his senior season. "I'm returning to Florida and I will be getting my degree in 2015. That plays a big role in why I'm returning," Morrison said. "And...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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