UAlbany Football BIO
Jon Morgan
Player Profile:
Jon Morgan 185698
Position: Inside Linebacker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Copiague, N.Y.
High School: Copiague

First team All-NEC.
NEC Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 29).
ECAC Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 29).
Finished his career ranked eighth all-time at UAlbany with 265 career tackles.
Started all 11 games at inside linebacker.
Led team with 72 tackles, three interceptions, and two blocked kicks.
Tackled a season-high 10 at No. 5 Youngstown State (9/15).
Brought down nine in win over Colgate (9/1), and eight at No. 23 Maine (9/22) and vs. Wagner (11/3).
Recorded two game-changing interceptions in win at Sacred Heart (10/27).
Intercepted a pass and blocked a punt at Duquesne (11/10).
Also blocked a field goal in win at Maine (9/22).

UAlbany: Finished his career ranked eighth all-time at UAlbany with 265 career tackles. Posted the 21st-best single season tackle total in 2011 with 106… Team’s top tackler last season. 2011: Recorded a season-high 14 tackles versus Maine (11/17), including one for a loss… Had five games with double-digit tackles… Finished with nine tackles, including a team-best six solo, in the FCS Playoffs versus Stony Brook (11/26)… Totaled 2.5 sacks on the season, with two at Monmouth (11/12) for 15 lost yards… Had two forced fumbles on the season, against Robert Morris (10/15) and Wagner (10/29)… Also had one fumble recovery against Bryant (11/5).2010: One of four UAlbany defenders with 50-plus tackles ... career-high 13 tackles against Central Conn. State, the most by a UA player since Sept. 13, 2008 ... nine tackles (4 solo) at Bryant ... four or more tackles vs. six opponents ... scored on a 21-yard fumble return with 1:30 remaining to seal 28-19 win over Monmouth ... reached paydirt on a fumble return for the second year in a row ... first career interception at Robert Morris ... moved from outside to inside linebacker during 2010 spring practice ... 2009: Recorded 33 tackles, including 19 solo, with 2.5 hits for a loss ... played in all 11 games as a redshirt freshman ... scored on a 56-yard fumble return against Duquesne, the 10th player to reach the end zone on a runback in the program's Division I FCS history ... season-high six tackles with one sack vs. St. Francis, Pa. ... five tackles in opener at Georgia Southern ... three or more tackles against seven opponents ... High School: All-Suffolk County and All-Division 2 outside linebacker and wide receiver ... three varsity letters ... Suffolk County "Golden 11" Scholar-Athlete ... member of Long Island roster at 2008 Empire Challenge ... eight tackles and two sacks vs. Half Hollow Hills West ... second-team all-division as a junior ... Personal: Major is actuarial and mathematical science ... born 12-22-89 ... mother is Valentina Morgan.

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