Morgan Named to Paul Hornung Award Watch List

Courtesy of NMSU

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – NM State wide receiver Teldrick Morgan was named to the 2015 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, the Louisville Sports Commission announced. This award, now in its sixth season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football.

During the 2014 season, Morgan had 75 receptions for 903 yards to average 12.0 yards per catch and 82.1 receiving yards per game. He had a career-long 57-yard reception at UTEP on Sept.13 on his way to a personal-best 202 receiving yards. Overall, the Hanover, Md. native amassed four games of at least 100 receiving yards, eight games with 50 or more receiving yards and seven touchdowns.

In addition, Morgan garnered 16 kick returns for 369 yards. He had five kick returns for 120 yards against Georgia Southern on Oct. 4 and another five kick returns for 139 yards, which included a personal-best return of 42 yards, at Troy on Oct. 11. Morgan also collected 73 yards on five punt returns with a career-high 56-yard return against Louisiana-Lafayette on Nov. 8.

The redshirt junior racked up 1,361 all-purpose yards to average 123.7 per game for the season. Morgan also had a career-high 220 all-purpose yards against Georgia Southern, 217 all-purpose yards at UTEP and 213 all-purpose yards at Troy.

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