#31 Grant Morgan

LB | Jr | 5-11 | 220 | Greenwood, Ark. | Greenwood HS

2018 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

2018 (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.

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

HIGH SCHOOL: Tabbed the No. 22 player in the state of Arkansas and the No. 71 inside linebacker in the class by 247Sports … A three-year letterwinner at Greenwood High School … Named the 2015 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Defensive Player of the Year, Southwest Times Record Player of the Year and earned Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All-Prep honors as a senior … Selected to the All-Arkansas Varsity first team defense … 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.