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Michael Anthony Morton (born March 28, 1972) is a former American football linebacker. Morton played college football for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels and went on to play for four teams in a seven-year National Football League career. During his NFL career. Morton played in 103 games (17 starts) and recorded 120 tackles, 50 assists, four fumble recoveries, and two interceptions. He was a member of the 1999 St. Louis Rams team that won Super Bowl XXXIV in January 2000.

Mike Morton
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Personal information
Born: (1972-03-28) March 28, 1972 (age 47)
Concord, North Carolina
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school:A.L. Brown
(Kannapolis, North Carolina)
College:North Carolina
NFL Draft:1995 / Round: 4 / Pick: 118
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Forced fumbles:65
Player stats at

Since his retirement from the NFL, Morton has become a dentist and has opened his practice in Kannapolis, North Carolina.[1]

Morton has been a football official since at least 2014, working in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[2] As of March 2019, Morton is also an official in the Alliance of American Football, working as an umpire on the crew led by referee Brandon Cruse.[2]

Morton and his wife are the parents of quadruplets.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Mike Morton speaks at Carson". Salisbury Post. Salisbury, North Carolina. July 30, 2014. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Austro, Ben (February 7, 2019). "Officiating crews for the 2019 AAF season". Retrieved March 16, 2019.

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