Morris, Maurice A. ,
Maurice Morris played runningback at Chester high school in Chester, South Carolina. In 1998, he enrolled at Fresno City College where he had two outstanding seasons as a runningback. In 2000, he played for the University of Oregon rushing for 1,106 yards and 8 touchdowns. The following year he rushed for 960 yards and 8 touchdowns, and helped Oregon win the 2002 Fiesta Bowl. In 2002, he was drafted in the second round, 54th overall by the Seattle Seahawks during the NFL draft. He played for Seattle from 2002 to 2008 and from 2009 to present (2011) he played from the Detroit Lions. Through the 2010 NFL season he has 3,332 career rushing yards and a 4.2 yards per carry career average.