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84  C.J. Morgan
C.J. Morgan

RS Freshman

Aurora, Colo.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Wide Receiver


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2010 Cowboy Football Fall Scrimmage No. 2 - Photo Gallery

Images from the second scrimmage of fall drills for the 2010 Wyoming Cowboys, Aug. 17.

UW This Season: C.J. Morgan is a young, talented receiver who will battle for playing time when the Cowboys open fall camp in 2011. He has a year of experience in the Wyoming Football program after redshirting his freshman season.

2010: Redshirted.

High School: Morgan earned First Team All-City and Honorable Mention All-State Class 5A from The Denver Post in 2009. He was an extremely versatile performer for Eaglecrest High School in Aurora, Colo. Morgan had 24 receptions for 486 yards and seven receiving touchdowns, including a season-long 89-yard TD reception. He also rushed for 597 yards on 63 carries and scored seven rushing TDs his senior season. As a team captain, he led Eaglecrest to the second round of the 2009 state playoffs, defeating Fort Collins High in the first round before losing to Regis High in the second round. His junior year, he was named First Team All-City as he caught 26 passes for 385 yards and scored four receiving touchdowns, while rushing 54 times for 482 yards and five TDs. Morgan also recorded 21 tackles, intercepted one pass and forced two fumbles as a junior. He was voted a team captain both his junior and senior seasons. He played for head coach Tom Doherty.

Personal: One of three children of Aimee and James Lyday, he was also recruited by Colorado. He is majoring in communications.

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