Davon Morgan

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  • Height
    6' 0
  • Weight
    196 lbs.
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  • Hometown
    Richmond, Va.
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A second-team All-ACC selection as a defensive back … Is second on the team with five interceptions, all coming in the last six games after no previous picks in his career … A good player who does everything well … Started all 13 games this season … Is second on the team with 76 tackles, including one for loss … Has a blocked kick and a fumble recovery.

2010: Started at rover … Picked up five tackles against Boise State and also blocked a punt … Had seven tackles against JMU and eight versus East Carolina … Was in on four tackles at BC … Led the team with 12 tackles at NC State … Intercepted a pass and posted seven tackles in the CMU game … Had three tackles against Wake Forest and eight in the Duke game … Returned an interception 28 yards in the Georgia Tech game and added four tackles … Intercepted a pass and returned it 25 yards at UNC … Had eight tackles, recovered a fumble and got another interception in the Miami game … Added three tackles against Virginia … Returned an interception 24 yards against Florida State in the ACC title game … Also had four tackles in that game.

2009: Played in every game with 47 total tackles, including 2.5 for loss and 1.5 sacks … Started on the punt return and kickoff teams … Was in on a tackle and broke up a pass during the Alabama game, while playing 21 snaps at rover and eight on special teams … Worked 15 special team plays and 18 defensive downs against Marshall … Registered three tackles while playing 32 snaps against Nebraska … Limited to three plays on special teams against Miami … Contributed four tackles, one for a loss, on 26 plays at Duke … Sacked the quarterback for a 13-yard loss in the Boston College game … Had a tackle and a fumble recovery during the Georgia Tech game … Played 35 snaps against UNC with seven tackles … Registered five tackles, including one for a loss, at ECU … Started at Maryland and contributed five tackles … Posted six tackles and recovered a fumble in a start against NC State … Led the team with eight tackles at Virginia … Started against Tennessee in the Chick-fil-A Bowl and contributed five tackles … Earned Super Iron Hokie honors during off-season testing … Had two tackles and a TFL in the team’s second Saturday scrimmage of the spring.

2008: Won the starting rover job during the preseason … Had a 29-yard kickoff return in the opener against East Carolina … Was in on two tackles during the Furman game … Had a personal-best seven tackles against Georgia Tech … Made a key fumble recovery at UNC … Also had six tackles in that game, including one behind the line … Suffered a knee injury on a kickoff return at Nebraska and missed the last nine games of the season … Was limited during off-season workouts … Returned for spring practice … Had a tackle and a pass breakup during the Maroon-White game.

2007: Made the dress squad as a true freshman … Earned the No. 2 spot at safety, but his first action came on special teams … Was in on 10 plays in the opener, starting on the kickoff team and the punt return/block team … Contributed a tackle at LSU … Played three downs at free safety against Ohio … Picked up 38 plays at safety and picked up three tackles … Added 13 plays on special teams … Had a tackle on special teams in the UNC game … Added another tackle at Clemson … Played 15 defensive downs at safety and added 13 plays on special teams at Duke … Contributed a pair of tackles … Broke up a pass in the Boston College game … Worked six snaps at safety against Georgia Tech … Contributed a tackle while working 13 special team plays against Florida State … Played seven snaps at safety with a tackle … Also picked up a tackle on special teams … Blocked a punt at Virginia to set up a field goal … Was in on nine special team plays in the ACC title game versus BC … Finished the season with 11 tackles … Turned in a 34 1/2-inch vertical jump during offseason workouts … Moved to the rover position for spring practice … Was in on four tackles and intercepted a pass during one spring scrimmage … Posted two tackles and broke up a pass in the Maroon-White game.

High School: Played quarterback and free safety for Coach Gary Chilcoat at Varina … A SuperPrep and PrepStar postseason All-American, despite playing in just four games during his senior season due to a broken leg … Had two interceptions and eight tackles during those four games … Posted nine interceptions (3 for touchdowns), 30 tackles and a fumble return for a score his junior year … Completed 70 of 138 passes for 1,402 yards and 20 touchdowns with six interceptions as a junior … Rushed 75 times for 505 yards and seven touchdowns, earning 2005 offensive player of the year honors in his district … Accounted for five touchdowns in a game against Hermitage — three passing, one rushing and one on a fumble return … Also had an interception in that game … Was named to the first-team All-Metro defense by The Richmond Times-Dispatch … Ranked the No. 24 defensive back in the country by SuperPrep … Ranked the No. 5 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Rated the No. 6 player in the state of Virginia and the No. 21 safety in the country by Scout … Listed as the No. 6 overall player on the Virginia 33 by SuperPrep … Listed as the No. 33 “athlete” in the country and the No. 14 player in the state by Rivals.

Personal: Davon T. Morgan … Born 1/28/89 in Richmond, VA … Lives with his grandmother, Mary Barlow … Majoring in human development.