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Don Morrison
Don  Morrison

Forney, Texas

Offensive Line


Mavs Induct 2018 Hall of Honor Class

UTA Inducts Two Teams and Three Former Stars in 2018


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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