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Demetrice Morley
College Tennessee
Conference SEC
Sport Football
Position DB
Class Junior
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Nationality USA
Born (1987-07-23) July 23, 1987 (age 32)
Miami, Florida
High school Miami Killian High School
Miami, Florida

Demetrice Morley (born July 23, 1987 in Miami, Florida) is an American football defensive back who plays professional football with the Calgary Stampeders in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

High school career Edit

Morley played football at Miami Killian High School in Miami, Florida. He was a standout at defensive back, and was ranked by Rivals.com and Scout.com recruiting services at the number one cornerback in the 2005 recruiting class. Morley was a part of a Tennessee class that was ranked Top 3 nationally, also featuring Jonathan Crompton, LaMarcus Coker, Rico McCoy, Josh McNeil, among others.[1]

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College career Edit

Freshman season: 2005Edit

Morley played for the Vols as a reserve in 2005, backing up Jason Allen.

Sophomore season: 2006Edit

Morley started for the Vols following an injury to Inquoris Johnson in the 2nd game of the season against Air Force. Morley spent the majority of the time as a strong safety. Morley ended the year with 51 total tackles, 2 interceptions and one blocked kick.[2]

2007Edit

Morley was dismissed[3] from the football team and left school for academic reasons following the 2006 season. He spent the 2007 season at Pellissippi State Technical Community College in an attempt to be readmitted at Tennessee

Junior season: 2008Edit

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After sitting out the 2007 season, Morley was readmitted to the University in January 2008 and rejoined the team.[4] The birth of his son motivated him to return.[5]

Senior Season: 2009Edit

On April 7, 2009 Head Coach Lane Kiffin announced that Morley has been dismissed from the squad. He did not state specifically why the rising senior was dismissed, but Morley had missed many workouts, meetings, and practices since Kiffin became head coach in December. <http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/football/ncaa/04/07/Morley.dismissed.ap/>

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