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Tanner Morgan
Tanner  Morgan

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Union, Ky.

High School:
Ryle HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
QB

Major:
Undeclared


03/21/2017

2017 Spring Preview: Quarterbacks

Minnesota has six quarterbacks on its spring roster

PRONUNCIATION:


HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Ryle High School in Union, Kentucky where he played as a junior and a senior (played as a freshman and sophomore at Hazard High School in Hazard, Kentucky) before enrolling at Minnesota in January 2017 • wore No. 2 for the Raiders • as a senior, passed for 2,747 yards and 27 touchdowns as team finished with a 12-1 record and reached the 6-A state quarterfinals • rushed for 320 yards and five touchdowns en route to being named a finalist for Kentucky's Mr. Football award • as a junior, threw for 2,674 yards and 21 touchdowns • rushed for 156 yards and two scores • at Hazard, he combined to pass for 4,990 yards and 56 touchdowns as a freshman and sophomore • one of only few Kentucky high school quarterbacks to pass for more than 10,000 yards in his career • consensus three-star recruit according to ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247 Sports • ESPN and 247 Sports both listed him as the No. 41 recruit at his position • Rivals and 247 Sports ranked him as the No. 5 player in Kentucky, while ESPN had him at No. 7 • Scout tabbed him as the No. 2 quarterback in Kentucky, the No. 8 signal-caller in the Midwest and as the No. 141 prospect in the Midwest • coached by Michael Engler.

PERSONAL: Born April 17, 1999 • son of Ted and Pat Morgan • has one brother (Tyler) and one sister (Grace) • cousin, Tim Couch, played for Kentucky from 1996-1998 and spent five seasons (1999-2003) in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns. 



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