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Carl Morris ’03 on 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

Carl Morris ’03 on 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

IRVING, Texas – Harvard football standout Carl Morris '03 has been named to the 2020 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame announced today. Morris is one of 101 players up for induction from the divisional ranks.

Morris is looking to become the first Crimson player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame since Pat McInally '75 back in January of 2016.

The wide receiver was part of the 2001 undefeated and Ivy League Championship Crimson squad, which was 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, and career yards gained, yards gained in a season and most yards in a single game.

The Sterling, Virginia product was an Associated Press All-America first-team selection, AFCA All-American first-team performer 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. 

The announcement of the 2020 Class will be made in January 2020 in the days leading up to the College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship in New Orleans. The January announcement will be televised and/or streamed live, and specific viewing information will be available as the date draws near. Several of the electees will also participate in the pregame festivities and the coin toss before the championship game.

The 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Class will officially be inducted during the 63rd NFF Annual Awards Dinner on Dec. 8, 2020, at the New York Hilton Midtown. They will also be honored at their respective schools with an NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute, presented by Fidelity Investments, during the 2020 season.

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