2017• SOPHOMORE SEASON: Competed against Buffalo, at Oregon State, against Middle Tennessee, versus Maryland, at Purdue and against Michigan State.
2016 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in two games • made his Minnesota and collegiate debut at Maryland where he saw action on offense and on special teams • played on special teams against Washington State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Apple Valley High School • played quarterback as a senior and passed for 700 yards and eight touchdowns • rushed for 550 yards and eight touchdowns • also averaged 14.7 yards per catch while seeing limited action at receiver • played receiver as a junior and hauled in 62 passes for 694 yards • notched 1,126 all-purpose yards and had 346 yards on kick returns • coached by Chad Clendening • also lettered in basketball, baseball and track.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 5, 1997 • son of Mark and Andrea Morse • has one brother (Mason) • grandfather Robert Morse played football for the Gophers in the 1950s.
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