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Leo Morgan
Leo Morgan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Windsor, Conn.

High School:
Bloomfield

Last College:
Lackawanna JC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
02/11/1983

Experience:
2L


2006: Started the final 10 games at strongside linebacker ... team's fourth-leading tackler (62) ... notched five stops, including a sack, vs. Miami (OH) ... carded four tackles, with one for loss vs. Akron to earn UC's Defensive Player of the Week honors ... tallied six stops, with two tackles for loss at Louisville ... recorded a career-best seven tackles, all solos, vs. Syracuse ... equaled his personal best with seven tackles at Connecticut ... made six tackles in the International Bowl victory over Western Michigan.

2005: Competed in seven games as a reserve... recorded three tackles in limited duty... Bearcat Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2005).

Lackawanna Junior College: Starter at middle linebacker in 2004 for head coach by Mark Duda's squad... made 64 tackles in the middle of the Falcons' defense... finished with eight sacks and two interceptions, returning one for a touchdown.

Bloomfield High School: Helped program to four straight state championships...earned first team all-state recognition as a senior... team went 45-2-1 during his career... selected for the Connecticut-Rhode Island high school all-star game.

Leighton L. Morgan, Jr.: Born Feb. 11, 1983 in Clarendon, Jamaica...son of DeSreen Knight and Leighton Morgan, Sr.

Academic Major: Criminal Justice.

Single Game Bests:
Solo Tackles: 7 vs. Syracuse (10/28/06)
Assisted Tackles: 5 (twice) last vs. Western Michigan (1/6/07)
Tackles: 7 (twice) last at Connecticut (11/25/06)
Tackles for Loss: 2 at Louisville (10/14/06)