IRVING, Texas – Harvard football standout Carl Morris '03 has been named to the 2017 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today. Morris is one of 95 players from the divisional ranks. He follows football legend Pat McInally '75, who was nominated and inducted into the Hall of Fame in January.
Morris was part of the 2001 undefeated and Ivy League Championship Crimson squad, the first Harvard team to finish with a perfect season in 88 years. Helping Harvard to a 26-13 four-year mark, Morris holds the No. 1 spot in the Crimson record book in career, single season and single game receptions, career and season touchdown receptions, career yards gained and yards gained in a season.
The Sterling, Virginia product was an Associated Press All-America first team, AFCA All-American first team and Sports Network All-American second team honoree in 2001. The first two-time Ivy League Player of the Year/Asa S. Bushnell Cup winner from Harvard, Morris played from 2003-04 for the Miami Dolphins and in 2004-05 for the San Diego Chargers.