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Romar
Morris
#2 Running Back
Romar
Morris
#2 Running Back
Height 5'10
Weight 190 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1992-10-21 (27)
Born Salisbury, NC
School North Carolina
Status AMER
Rushes 12
Yards 21
Touchdowns 0
Average 1.75

CFL: 2nd season
Stamps: 2nd season

 

Games played through 2018
Regular season: 10 (10 with Cgy. in 2018)
Playoffs: 1 (1 with Cgy. in 2018)
Grey Cup: 0
Grey Cup wins: 0

 

Acquired
Signed as a free agent on May 11, 2018.

 

Pro path
Morris signed with the National Football League’s New York Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 24, 2016, and was placed on the injured reserve list on Aug. 31, 2016. He was released on Sept. 3, 2017.

 

2018
(Calgary) In his rookie season, Morris played 10 regular-season games and made five starts at tailback. He carried the ball 78 times for 376 yards and four touchdowns and added 24 catches for 167 yards and two scores. Morris also returned 32 punts for 409 yards and one touchdown and 17 kickoffs for 404 yards. His seven total touchdowns tied him for the team lead with four of the scores – two rushing and two receiving – coming in Week 13 at Edmonton. Morris scored a rushing touchdown in his CFL debut in Week 5 against Ottawa and had a 78-yard punt-return touchdown in Week 19 against Saskatchewan. He suffered an injury in the Western Final and was out of action for the Grey Cup.

 

Notable
First CFL game: July 12, 2018, at Ottawa
First touchdown: July 12, 2018, at Ottawa
First punt-return touchdown: Oct. 20, 2018, vs Saskatchewan
Four scores: Had four touchdowns on Sept. 8, 2018, at Edmonton

 

College
Morris made 13 starts in 50 career games over four seasons (2012-15) at North Carolina, rushing for 1,024 yards and 12 touchdowns on 213 carries. He also made 54 receptions for 499 yards and two touchdowns, returned 27 kickoffs for 597 yards and ran back two punts for 11 yards.

 

Personal
Morris rushed for 1,780 yards and 30 touchdowns and caught 20 passes for 258 yards as a senior at Salisbury High School. He won back-to-back state 2AA titles and helped lead Salisbury to its first state title in 53 years. He also competed on the basketball and track and field teams and was state champion in the 100- and 200-metre dashes. He also ran track in college.

Seasons

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2018
CGY 10 78 376 4 4.8 75
2019
CGY 2 12 21 0 1.8 9
Total
12 90 397 4 4.4 75

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2018
CGY 10 24 32 167 118 2 7.0 32
2019
CGY 2 7 8 58 52 0 8.3 20
Total
12 31 40 225 170 2 7.3 32

Punt Returns

YEAR TEAM GP PR YDS AVG LG TD
2018
CGY 10 32 409 12.80 78 1
2019
CGY 2 4 21 5.30 14 0
Total
12 36 430 11.9 78 1

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2018
CGY 10 17 404 23.80 45 0
2019
CGY 2 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
12 17 404 23.8 45 0

Game Log

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
08-03
8 EDM 9 14 0 1.6 9
08-08
9 WPG 3 7 0 2.3 6
Total
12 21 0 1.9 15

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
08-03
8 EDM 5 5 49 0 9.8 20
08-08
9 WPG 2 3 9 0 4.5 13
Total
7 8 58 0 7.2 33

Punt Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
08-03
8 EDM 4 21 5.30 14 0
08-08
9 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
4 21 0.0 14 5.3

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
08-03
8 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-08
9 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0