Tommy Morgan Position: Linebacker
Class: r-Freshman
Height: 6-0
Weight: 206
High School: Northside H.S.
Hometown: Roanoke, Va.
photo         Worked at the whip linebacker position while redshirting last season ... Joined the team as an invited walk-on ... A hard-nosed football player with good football instincts ... Brings a good work ethic to the field ... Must continue working to get stronger ...

2001: Was redshirted while working at outside linebacker ... Returned a fumble 79 yards for a touchdown in one of the Hokies' spring scrimmages ... Contributed a tackle in the Maroon-White game ...

High School: Lettered four seasons as a quarterback and defensive back for Coach Jim Hickam at Northside ... Compiled over 1,600 yards rushing and 1,300 yards passing during his prep career ... Earned first-team all-state honors as a DB from The Associated Press and the state coaches following his senior season ... Was named the Group AA Defensive Player of the Year by the coaches ... Posted 56 tackles, five interceptions and two sacks ... Rushed for 928 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior ... Added 723 yards and six TDs passing ... Also returned a punt for a touchdown ... Rushed for 200 yards in a game against Lord Botetourt ... Named the team's MVP on offense ... Posted seven interceptions as a junior and finished with 15 for his career ... Was a four-time All-Timesland pick by The Roanoke Times ... Earned all-district honors three years and all-region recognition as a junior and senior ... Also lettered in basketball, baseball and track ... A member of the National Honor Society ...

Personal: George Thomas Morgan ... Born 3/17/83 in Princeton, WV ... Son of George and Vicki Morgan ... Enrolled in management.