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Blane Morgan
Current position
TitleQuarterback coach
TeamSan Diego State
ConferenceMountain West
Biographical details
BornNacogdoches, Texas
Alma materUnited States Air Force Academy
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
* Second-team All-WAC (1997)
  • All-WAC (1998)
  • WAC Pacific Division Offensive Player of the Year (1998)

Blane Morgan (born 1977) is an American football coach. He is currently the quarterback coach at San Diego State University. He played college football at the United States Air Force Academy.

Early yearsEdit

Morgan attended Trinity Christian Academy, where he was coached by his father Barry. He played safety, until being named the starter at quarterback as a junior, after his brother Beau graduated.

He was a part of the school winning 3 state championships in 4 years, the last one led by him at quarterback.[1]

College careerEdit

Morgan followed his brother and accepted a football scholarship from the United States Air Force Academy. He saw no varsity playing time during his freshman season, playing instead for the program's junior varsity team.

As a sophomore, he was the fourth-string quarterback, tallying 11 carries for 56 yards.

As a junior, he was named the starter at quarterback after his brother Beau graduated. He posted 63 of 123 completions for 975 yards, 4 passing touchdowns, 192 carries for 565 yards and 6 rushing touchdowns. He led the team to a 10-3 record. The Falcons were invited to play in the 1997 Las Vegas Bowl, where they lost to the University of Oregon 13-41.

As a senior, he posted 61 of 112 completions for 1,144 yards, 10 passing touchdowns, 145 carries for 508 yards and 15 rushing touchdowns. He led the team to a 12-1 record and the school's first outright Western Athletic Conference title.[2] The Falcons were invited to the 1998 Oahu Bowl, where they won 43-25 against the University of Washington.[3]

Morgan won 20 out of the 23 games he started, which is the best record and the highest winning percentage (.870) for a starting quarterback in school history. The 22 total games the team won is a school record over a two-year period. He posted a 3-0 record against other military service academies.

Coaching careerEdit

In 1999, he was a graduate assistant at the United States Air Force Academy. From 2000 to 2003, he fulfilled his military obligation at Laughlin Air Force Base.

From 2003 to 2004, he was a football assistant for the varsity and junior varsity team at the United States Air Force Academy. From 2005 to 2006, he was the wide receivers coach. From 2007 to 2014, he was the co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.[4]

In 2015, he was hired as the quarterbacks coach at San Diego State University.[5]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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