Jason Morgan
Jason Morgan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Germantown, Tenn.

High School:
Houston HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 155

Event:
Decathlon

Birthdate:
03/06/1986


School Record Holder
Heptathlon (in.)	4,728	2007

Morgan's Personal Bests 60m Hurdles (in.) 8.79 1/31/2009 400m (in.) 54.46 2005 Long Jump (in.) 6.06m (19-10.50) 2005 High Jump (in.) 1.84m (6-00.50) 1/24/2009 Heptathlon (in.) 4,728 2007 110m Hurdles (out.) 15.40 2007 400m (out.) 52.86 2005 400m Hurdles (out.) 57.07 2005 Javelin (out.) 50.15m (164-06) 2008 Discus (out.) 36.61m (120-01) 2005 Decathlon (out.) 6,181 2007 Long Jump (out.) 5.72m (18-08.25) 2008 Pole Vault (out.) 4.00m (13-01.50) 2008



2008 Outdoor: Competed in five meets while participating in the 100m hurdles, long jump, pole vault, javelin and 400m hurdles during the 2008 outdoor season for the Tigers...At the Rhodes Open Meet, set a season best mark of 15.51 in the 100m hurdles while placing sixth...Also competed in the long jump with a leap of 5.72m (18-08.25) and finished in 22nd place...Set a personal best pole vault mark of 4.00m (13-01.50) with a fifth place finish...At the John McDonnell Invitational, recorded a season best javelin mark with a toss of 50.01m (164-01) and finished in 11th place...Only time in the 400m hurdles was recorded at the Ole Miss May Invitational with an 18th place time of 57.16.

2007 Outdoor: At the Rhodes Invitational, threw 44.79 meters in the javelin...At the Lynx Invitational, ran the 110 hurdles in 15.92, while placing eighth in the 400 hurdles in a time of 58.19...At the Mississippi State Bulldog Classic, placed seventh in the 110 hurdles in a time of 15.75 and 5th in the 400 hurdles in a time of 58.52...Ran the 110 hurdles in a personal best time of 15.40 good enough for a sixth place tie...At the C-USA Championships, placed fifth in the decathlon with 6,181 points.

2007 Indoor: Placed third in the Heptathlon at the ASU Kickoff Classic finishing with 4,488 points...Ran a 8.95 in the 60 meter hurdles at the Rod McCravy Invitational...Had five top five finishes at the Gladstein Invitational in the heptathlon earning sixth place overall...At the McDonald's Invitational placed 5th in the pole vault and 60 meter hurdles with a 3.70 meter leap and a 8.92 finish...At the Red Hawk Invitational jumped 13 feet in the pole vault, 5'10 in the high jump and 19-4.25 in the long jump, compiling third, fourth and seventh place finishes...Placed seventh in the heptathlon at the C-USA Championships earning 4,728 points.

2006 Outdoor: Missed the outdoor season due to injury.

2006 Indoor: Scored for the Tigers in the long jump at the McDonalds Invitational, and was third in the high jump with a leap of 5-10...Took fifth in the high jump at the Redhawk Invitational and was second in the 55-meter hurdles.

2005 Outdoor: Again competed in a variety of events, this time training for the outdoor decathlon...Ran a season-best time of 52.86 in the 400m at the Mississippi Invitational...Posted season bests in the 110m hurdles and discus at the Ole Miss Invitational with marks of 15.97 and 120-01" (36.61m), respectively...Recorded season-best marks of 57.07 and 164-06" (50.15m) in the 400m hurdles and javelin, respectively, at the Jace Lacoste Invitational...Registered 6,054 points in the decathlon at the C-USA Championships to place seventh and score in his first conference outdoor meet.

2005 Indoor: Competed in a multitude of events throughout the season, leading up to the heptathlon at C-USA Championships...Logged indoor-bests in the 55m hurdles, 400m and long jump at the Saluki Booster Invitational, recording marks of 8.28, 54.46 and 19-10.50" (6.06m), respectively...Set a PR in the shot put at the McDonald's Invitational with a toss of 36-02.25" (11.03m)...Placed second in the pole vault at the SEMO Invitational with an indoor-best mark of 12-00.00" (3.66m)...Scored in his first-career C-USA Championships, placing eighth in the heptathlon with a school-record tally of 4,470 points.

ACADEMICS: Has been a member of the Tiger 3.0 Club for three semesters...Has been a member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for one year.

PREP: Attended Houston HS where he played football and ran track...Received four letters in track and two in football...Competed in the decathlon, hurdles, and jumps in track...Was runner-up in the decathlon at the Tennessee State Championships his senior year, with a career-best score of 6,305 points...Also placed fifth in the pole vault at the state meet...Team placed second in the state in 2004...Named to the All-Region track team his senior year...Played safety and wide receiver in football...Participated in Horizons...Coached by George Gibson and Nic Fortenbery.

PERSONAL: Born in Memphis, Tenn., on March 6, 1986...Son of Don and Jan Morgan...Father is an exhaust specialist and mother is a pharmacist...Majoring in accounting...Enjoys hunting, fishing and the outdoors.
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