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Taji Morris
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edgewater Park, NJ

High School:
The Peddie School

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 189

Position:
CB

2007 Season
Started all 14 games...finished the season with 43 tackles (30 solos, 13 assists), 3.5 TFL, 5 pass breakups and an interception...had three tackles (2 solos) in his final game, vs. Michigan State in the Champs Sports Bowl...in his last home game, recorded two solo tackles and his fifth pass breakup the season, helping BC's defense hold Miami to 281 net yards and sealing a 10-win regular season...tied his career high of six solo tackles in the thrilling defensive performance that kept Clemson to 273 total yards in a comeback victory that booked the team a ticket to its first ACC Championship... assisted on three tackles in 71 total-team-tackle performance at Maryland...combined for a total of three tackles (one solo) and a TFL of two-yards in loss against Florida State...recorded three total tackles in defensive team effort that kept Virginia Tech within range for a historical fourth quarter come-from-behind victory...registered another four total tackle performance (three solo) in solid 27-14 win at Notre Dame...recorded a total of four tackles (two solo), placing third on the team for tackles against Bowling Green...had two solo tackles and assisted on a tackle in win over Massachusetts...also registered a pass breakup...recorded three solo tackles in a game that saw 63 total team tackles against Army...had a stellar defensive performance in win over Georgia Tech... recorded three solo tackles and an assist as well as forcing a fumble and breaking up a pass...also recorded two tackles-for-loss ...had his first career interception, coming in the end zone vs. NC State...got the start at corner and had four solo tackles, including one TFL for a loss of 2 yards, in the season-opening win vs. Wake Forest...also had two pass breakups in that game.

2006 Season
Played in five contests - Central Michigan, Clemson, BYU, NC State and Virginia Tech; missed the rest because of injury...had 21 tackles, including 14 unassisted stops...broke up four passes...recorded seven tackles (four solo) and had two pass break-ups in season opener at Central Michigan...had five tackles (three solo) had one pass break-up in win over Clemson...made six tackles (five solo) against BYU...had two tackles (one solo) and one pass break-up at North Carolina State...made one tackle (solo) in win over Virginia Tech

2005 Season
Played in 10 games, making two starts...registered 19 tackles (10 solos)...earned his first career start against Ball State and responded with a team-high nine tackles (six unassisted)...also made the start against Wake Forest and totaled five total tackles (two solos)...recorded two tackles (one solo) at North Carolina...had one assisted tackle against North Carolina State...recorded two tackles (one solo) against Boise State in the MPC Computers Bowl.

2004 Season
Redshirted.

2003 Season
One of only four Eagles to see playing time as a true freshman...saw action in six games and earned a spot on the two-deep as Will Blackmon's backup at cornerback.

High School
Earned SuperPrep All-New Jersey honors as a senior running back at The Peddie School in Highstown, NJ...gained All-State honors in 2001 and 2002...was a three-time All-Middle Atlantic Prep League selection...completed his career as the Falcons' all-time leading rusher with 3,158 yards...ran for 1,355 yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior...totaled 1,068 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior...led the Falcons to the 2001 MAPL and New Jersey Prep A state titles...played for head coach Frank De Laurentis...was also a member of Peddie's basketball and track teams...played his freshman year at Burlington City High School.

Personal
Tajiddin A. Morris, born March 8, 1984...enrolled in the Carroll School of Management...traveled to Nicaragua during the summer of 2001 as a volunteer in Peddie's Project Apoyo; helped rebuild a women's health clinic in Nueva Vida...Taji and his twin brother Bilal are the sons of Sherry and Frank Morris.

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