10 Marcus McMorris
10 Marcus McMorris
Height: 6-0
Weight: 197
Year: So.
Hometown: Newberry, S.C.
High School: Newberry
Position: SS

Furman:  Blessed with tremendous physical ability and a strong upside...expected to push for quality playing time at strong safety.  2010 — Member of scout team...awarded redshirt and extra year of eligibility.

High School:  2010 graduate of (2A) Newberry High School...football coach was Sam Baird...played running back, wide receiver, strong safety, cornerback, and linebacker...four-year starter...three-time all-region selection...served as team captain and was named team MVP his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons...2009 region defensive player of the year and South Carolina North-South All-Star Game selection...member of Newberry’s 2006 Upper State championship and state runner-up squad his freshman year...garnered all-region and all-state honors in track in 2009 with region championship and second place state finish in 4x400m relay...recipient of Wendy’s High School Heisman Award for Newberry High School...named to Newberry Touchdown Club Academic Team...Palmetto Boys State.

Personal: Full name is Marcus Terrell McMorris...born December 14, 1991, in Lexington, South Carolina...son of Bryant Keith and Constance McMorris...has two sisters, Chelsea and Lonette...father played football at Allen University...undeclared major.