Darryl Morris (American football)

Darryl Eric Morris[1] (born September 4, 1990) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He played college football for Texas State. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2013.

Darryl Morris
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Morris in the 2016 NFL season.
Free agent
Personal information
Born: (1990-09-04) September 4, 1990 (age 29)
San Antonio, Texas
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school:San Antonio (TX) Warren
College:Texas State
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Total tackles:98
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Pass deflections:14
Player stats at NFL.com

Professional careerEdit

San Francisco 49ersEdit

On May 2, 2013, he signed with the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent. On August 31, 2013, he was released.[2] On September 3, 2013, he was signed to the practice squad.[3] On September 24, 2013, he was promoted to the active roster from the practice squad.[4]

Houston TexansEdit

On August 31, 2014, Morris was claimed off waivers by the Houston Texans.[5]

New York JetsEdit

Morris signed with the New York Jets in March 2016.[6] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Jets as part of final roster cuts.[7]

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

On September 5, 2016, Morris signed with the Colts.[8] He was released by the Colts on October 19, 2016.[9] He was re-signed by the Colts on November 23, 2016.[10]

On August 21, 2017, Morris was placed on injured reserve.[11] He was released on October 3, 2017.

New York GiantsEdit

On November 28, 2017, Morris signed with the New York Giants.[12]

San Antonio Commanders (AAF)Edit

In December 2018, Morris signed with the San Antonio Commanders of the AAF. On January 30, 2019, Morris was waived/injured by the Commanders as part of the final training camp cuts, and subsequently placed on injured reserve after clearing waivers. The league ceased operations in April 2019.[13]


  1. ^ "ESPN Profile". ESPN.com.
  2. ^ "49ers Trim Roster to 53". 49ers.com. Retrieved August 31, 2013.
  3. ^ "Derek Carrier makes eight: 49ers psquad analysis". sacbee.com. Retrieved September 3, 2013.
  4. ^ "49ers promote Darryl Morris to 53-man roster, sign D'Aundre Reed to practice squad". ninersnation.com. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  5. ^ "Houston Texans claim OT Adams, CB Morris, & WR Johnson". houseofhouston.com. Retrieved August 31, 2014.
  6. ^ http://www.newyorkjets.com/news/article-9/Jets-Sign-Former-Texans-CB-Darryl-Morris/425a59bc-d510-4551-8e47-869d4098051d
  7. ^ Lange, Randy (September 3, 2016). "Jets Release 18 Players Ahead of Deadline". NewYorkJets.com.
  8. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. September 5, 2016.
  9. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. October 19, 2016.
  10. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. November 23, 2016.
  11. ^ "Colts Sign Veteran Cornerbacks Chris Culliver, Corey White". Colts.com. August 21, 2017. Archived from the original on August 22, 2017. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  12. ^ Eisen, Michael (November 28, 2017). "Giants sign DB Darryl Morris, promote DB Brandon Dixon". Giants.com.
  13. ^ Michael Rothstein, Seth Wickersham (June 13, 2019). "Inside the short, unhappy life of the Alliance of American Football". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 12, 2019.

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