54 Tyrone Morrison

Tyrone Morrison Ohio State
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Name
Tyrone Morrison
Nationality
United States
Position
OLB
Birthday
6/28/1971
Hometown
San Diego, CA
High School
Samuel F.B. Morse
Height
6'3"
Weight
220
Current Team
Ohio State
Seasons
1989, 1990

Post-OSU Update: Tyrone Morrison left Ohio State after the 1990 season, choosing to transfer to San Diego State. Morrison claimed the coaching staff being “too strict” was a reason he left Columbus. (updated: Nov. 2022)

Major: Undecided (1989-90)

Weight: 220 (1989-90)

1990 Media Guide: Sat out last year per NCAA rules … expected to play outside linebacker this year, but could get a look inside … talented athlete with size, strength and speed, but must now make the adjustment to being away from the game for a year … coaches are anxious to see what he can do in the fall … PARADE All-American and in almost everyone’s top 50.

HIGH SCHOOL: The All-West Defensive Player of the Year … a Parade Magazine All-American and second team USA Today All-American … earned all-state, country and league honors, and was the Eastern League Defensive Player of the Year as a senior … 120 tackles, including 24 sacks as a senior … had 54 sacks in his final two prep campaigns … helped lead his high school to the state 3-A title his last year … teammate of fellow Buckeye freshman Darrell Lewis … also an outstanding high school baseball player.

PERSONAL: Married his high school sweetheart in July of 1989 … his wife, Tara, who played basketball at Morse High School, now works in Columbus … Tyrone’s hobbies include lifting weights and listening to music.

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