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Don Morrison
Don  Morrison

Hometown:
Forney, Texas

Position:
Offensive Line

01/20/2018

Mavs Induct 2018 Hall of Honor Class

UTA Inducts Two Teams and Three Former Stars in 2018

12/01/2017

UTA Athletics Announces 2018 Hall of Honor Class

Mavs recognize three former stars, a pair of championship teams with the department's highest honor

Don Morrison, Football, Offensive Line (1967-70)
2018 UTA Hall of Honor
Three-time All-Conference selection at offensive tackle, earning first-team honors in 1969 and second-team in 1968 and 1970 … Was a two-time honorable mention All-America selection … A fourth-round selection in the 1971 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints … Played seven seasons (1971-77) with the Saints, before spending 1978 with Baltimore and 1979 with Detroit … Also competed for three years in track and field events including javelin, shot-put and discuss … Was one of just three freshmen to make the 1967 traveling squad when the Mavs went 10-1 and won the Pecan Bowl … Was a 13-time high school letterwinner in four sports in Forney.

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