Mercury Morris

United States

Football

B: January 5, 1947

Three-time Pro Bowl Selection

Morris was a running back taken by the Miami Dolphins in the third round of the 1969 NFL Draft out of West Texas State. He played for the Dolphins for seven seasons, winning two Super Bowls, and finished his career with the San Diego Chargers in 1976. Morris was selected to the Pro Bowl in 1971 as a kick returner, helping the Dolphins win the AFC Championship. He was a Pro Bowl selection again in 1972 and 1973, rushing for 1,000 yards and leading the NFL with 12 rushing touchdowns. Following his playing career, Morris was convicted of drug trafficking charges in 1982 and spent three and a half years in prison following a plea of no contest after a retrial was awarded.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1982 Preliminary 2

6

21 1/2

$2,150

Weight Lifting, 100 Yard Dash
TOTALS
21 1/2
$2,150
2

PERSONAL BESTS
Weight Lifting
250
1982 Preliminary 2
100 Yard Dash
10.93
1982 Preliminary 2
Obstacle Course
43.99
1982 Preliminary 2
Points Scored
21 1/2
1982 Preliminary 2


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