Grant Morgan

  • Pos LB
  • Height 5-11
  • Weight 235

Prospect Info

  • High School Greenwood
  • City Greenwood, AR
  • Exp 2016 - 2022

Arkansas Razorbacks

  • Jersey #31
  • Class
  • Age 26

As a Prospect


  • Class 2016
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H.S. Athletic Background

2018 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

2019 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR): Played in all 12 games for the Razorbacks in 2019 … Totaled 388 plays, according to Pro Football Focus, seeing time both lined up in the box at linebacker (148 snaps) and on Arkansas’ various special teams units … Recorded 39 tackles, nine solo, with three for loss, including a sack … Opened the season with four tackles against Portland State on Aug. 31, with one TFL … Tallied five stops in the SEC opener at Ole Miss (Sept. 7) … Notched four tackles against Colorado State, with 1.5 for loss, including a sack … Had a stop in each of the next two games vs. San Jose State and Texas A&M, with half-a-tackle-for-loss against the Aggies in Arlington … Posted four tackles vs. both Kentucky (Oct. 12) and Auburn (Oct. 19), followed by five at Alabama on Oct. 26 … Put together a season-best performance seven tackles vs. Western Kentucky on Nov. 9 after one stop against Mississippi State the week before … Ended the season with two stops at LSU (Nov. 23) and one vs. Missouri (Nov. 29) in Little Rock … Consistently put together strong tackling marks from PFF, staying up above 73.0 in each of the first seven games, with two above 82.0 against Portland State (82.8) and Kentucky (82.0) … Top defensive grade came at Ole Miss at 84.3.

2018 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): Played in all 12 games for the Razorbacks in 2018 … Totaled 299 snaps over the course of his sophomore season, according to Pro Football Focus, seeing 110 on defense and 189 on Arkansas special teams units … Recorded 24 total tackles, eight solo, including 2.5 for loss, while also getting credit for two quarterback hurries and one pass breakup … Opened the season with five tackles against Eastern Illinois, including 0.5 TFL for a yard … Posted at least half-a-tackle for loss in each of the first three contests, notching the same line at Colorado State behind a total of four stops … Added three tackles vs. North Texas, which featured a TFL for two yards … Other half-a-tackle for loss came against Alabama on Oct. 6 as part of a five-tackle performance, including a season-best three solo stops … Tallied tackles in seven of the last eight games of the year … Earned tackling grades over 73.0 from PFF in four games, with a 2018-high of 80.6 coming in the first game of the season against the Panthers … Also topped out in run defense in that contest at 73.7 … Recorded his best overall defensive grade in the finale at Missouri, putting together a mark of 76.9 … Finished the season with a defensive pressure grade of 83.0 from the outlet … Part of a defensive crew that racked up 882 total tackles over the course of the 2018 campaign.

2017 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 games for the Razorbacks in 2017 … Recorded 38 total tackles, 22 solo, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.0 sacks, two passes broken up, two quarterback hurries and one forced fumble … Totaled 553 snaps according to Pro Football Focus, with 169 occurring on special teams … Recorded at least one tackle in all 12 games and made a solo stop in all but one game … Made five tackles, including two solo stops and a pass broken up, in his collegiate debut in a 49-7 win over Florida A&M (Aug. 31) … The following week assisted on his first tackle for loss at TCU (Sept. 9) … Broke up his second pass of the year and made three solo stops in a win over New Mexico State (Sept. 30) … Forced his first career fumble against Auburn (Oct. 21) … Registered his first career sack against Mississippi State (Nov. 18) and finished with 2.0 tackles for loss and four total tackles … Made a season-high eight tackles in the season finale against Missouri (Nov. 24) … Put together his best overall defensive grade of 90.4 against New Mexico State in conjunction with his best coverage grade of 85.1 … Top run defense grade of the year was 79.9 against Mississippi State and scored his best pass rush grade of 75.4 versus Missouri.

2016 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted during initial year with the program.

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letter winner at Greenwood High School … Finished the season with 149 tackles, including 25 for loss, three sacks, four pass deflections and two fumble recoveries … Also had 11 receptions for 283 yards and five touchdowns … Helped Greenwood High School to a 12-1 record and the 6A state championship where he tallied 13 tackles … Earned All-State honors as a junior … Logged 80 tackles, including 10 for loss, one sack, three interceptions and three fumble recoveries … Also caught six passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns, helping the Bulldogs to a 7-5 record and the second round of the 6A state playoffs … As a sophomore, registered 88 tackles, including 17 for loss, two quarterback hurries, two forced fumbles, three interceptions and one pass breakup … Also had 16 receptions for 202 yards and six touchdowns … Coached by head coach Rick Jones … Chose Arkansas over Air Force, Central Arkansas, Tulsa and others.

PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 23, 1998 … Son of Matt Morgan and Annie Shaw … Younger brother of former Arkansas wide receiver Drew Morgan … Also has two younger sisters, Paige and MJ, and a younger step brother, Braden … Kinesiology major.

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