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...
Via Campus Sports Net
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. 
Via FOX Sports
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...
Via FOX Sports
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Morrison: Showing What it Takes to Thrive After Injury

Nine months ago, University of Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison lay crumpled on Legion Field during the Birmingham Bowl against East Carolina. A gruesome knee injury knocked Morrison out of the remainder of Florida’s bowl game. Even the most optimistic timetable for Morrison’s recovery predicted he would be sidelined for at least several weeks of the 2015 season. Just nine...
Via Optimum Scouting
October 08, 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...
Via FOX Sports
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...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Gators have no timetable for return of LB Morrison from knee surgery

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Linebacker Antonio Morrison was mostly a spectator at Florida's first preseason practice Thursday. It's a role he might have to get used to this fall. Morrison, a 6-foot-1 senior from Bellwood, Illinois, is recovering from a left knee injury that required two operations. He has no idea when he'll be ready to play, and the Gators aren't sure it will be this...
Via Associated Press
August 06, 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

Florida LB Antonio Morrison suffers left leg injury in Birmingham Bowl game

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison injured his leg in the Birmingham Bowl against East Carolina. Morrison, who appeared to have hurt his left leg, was taken off the field on a cart early in the second quarter. He appeared to be screaming while in the cart and slammed a fist down before climbing on. The whole team surrounded the cart before it pulled away...
Via Associated Press
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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