Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2013-14 seasons) Redskins Walter Payton Man of the Year (2013) Second-team Associated Press All-Pro (2012) PFW/PFWA All-Rookie Team (2012)
Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2013-14 seasons) Redskins Walter Payton Man of the Year (2013) Second-team Associated Press All-Pro (2012) PFW/PFWA All-Rookie Team (2012)
NFL debut: 9/9/12 (at NO)... First rushing TD: 9/9/12 (at NO, 1 yard)... First multi-TD game rushing: 9/9/12 (at NO, 2)... First 100-yard rushing game: 9/30/12 (at TB, 113 yards)... First 200-yard rushing game: 12/30/12 (vs. DAL, 200 yards)... First reception: 9/30/12 (at TB, -4 yards from Robert Griffin III)
Selected by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round (173rd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.
Started all 32 regular season games and one postseason game in his first two NFL seasons from 2012-13... His 2,888 rushing yards from 2012-13 were second in the NFL to only Adrian Peterson. His 2,888 yards in those years rank ninth-most in NFL history among players in their first two seasons.... In his debut season, set the Redskins single-season rushing record with 1,613 yards on 335 carries and 13 touchdowns, all team rookie records... His 1,613 rushing yards as a rookie were second-most in the NFL in 2012 behind only MVP Adrian Peterson and were the third-most by a rookie in NFL history, behind Eric Dickerson and George Rogers.
Started all 16 games for a third straight season, gaining 1,074 rushing yards on 265 carries and posting career highs in receptions (17) and receiving yards (155).... Earned his second consecutive Pro Bowl berth, becoming the first Redskins running back selected to consecutive Pro Bowls since Stephen Davis in 1999-2000... Started at HOU (9/7), gaining 91 yards on 14 carries (6.5 avg.)... Started vs. JAX (9/14), gaining 85 yards on 22 carries (3.9 avg.) with two touchdowns. Eclipsed the 3,000-yard career rushing mark in his 34th career game, the fastest in team history. Scored his 22nd career rushing touchdown, tying Don Bosseler for ninth in team history... Gained 77 yards on 23 carries at PHI (9/21) and entered the Top 10 in career rushing yardage in Redskins history, surpassing Don Bosseler (3,112)... Recorded 12 carries for 63 yards with a touchdown vs. NYG (9/25), passing Ladell Betts (3,176) for ninth-most rushing yardage in franchise history and tying him with Cliff Battles (23) for eighth-most rushing touchdowns in franchise history. Also matched his previous career highs in receptions (three) and receiving yards (27)... Started and gained 29 yards on 13 carries vs. SEA (10/6)... Started and rushed for 41 yards on 13 carries and caught one pass for 14 yards at ARI (10/12)... Started and recorded 18 carries for 54 yards (3.0 avg.) vs. TEN (10/19)... Started and gained 73 yards on 18 rushing attempts at DAL (10/27), passing Mike Thomas (3,359) for No. 8 on the Redskins’ all-time rushing yardage list in the process. Scored his fourth rushing touchdown of the year on a five-yard touchdown run, the 24th of Morris’ career, pushing him past Cliff Battles (23) into sole possession of eighth place on the Redskins’ all-time list. Extended his streak of consecutive games against Dallas with at least one rushing touchdown to five games, the longest in team history. Recorded a season-long 29-yard carry in the third quarter... Started and gained a then-season-high 92 yards on 19 carries and matched season high with two rushing touchdowns at MIN (11/2). Passed Earnest Byner for sole possession of seventh in team history with his 26th career rushing touchdown. Recorded rushing touchdowns in consecutive games for the first time since Weeks 8-9 of the 2013 season... Started and recorded 96 rushing yards on 20 carries and posted a career-high 36 receiving yards on two receptions vs. TB (11/16). Passed Cliff Battles (3,511) for seventh-most career rushing yards in team history and passed Don Bosseler (775) and Ladell Betts (776) for ninth-most rushing attempts in team history... Recorded a season-high 125 rushing yards on 21 carries with one rushing touchdown in a start at SF (11/23). Was his 11th career 100-yard rushing game and his first since Week 10 of the 2013 season at Minnesota... Started at IND (11/30) and gained 67 yards on 17 carries (3.9 avg.) and added three receptions for 16 yards... Gained six yards on eight carries and caught one pass for 11 yards in a start vs. STL (12/7)... Started and accrued 49 yards on 14 carries at NYG (12/14)... Started and gained 83 yards on 21 carries with one touchdown vs. PHI (12/20). Broke the 1,000-yard mark on the day, becoming only the fourth player in Redskins history to post three career 1,000-yard rushing seasons with the Redskins (Clinton Portis, 4; John Riggins, 4; Stephen Davis, 3). Joined Stephen Davis (1999-2001) as the only players in team history to rush for 1,000 yards in three consecutive seasons... Started vs. DAL (12/28) and gained 43 yards on 12 carries, passing Earnest Byner (3,950) for sixth-most rushing yards in team history.
Started all 16 games, rushing 276 times for 1,275 yards (4.6 avg.) with seven touchdowns... Started and rushed 12 times for 45 yards (3.8 avg.) with one touchdown vs. PHI (9/9)... Started and posted his eighth career 100-yard rushing game at GB (9/15), carrying 13 times for 107 yards with a career-high 8.2 avg. per carry... Started vs. DET (9/22) and recorded 73 yards on 15 carries (4.9 avg.) and scored the 15th rushing touchdown of his career on a 30-yard run in the second quarter... Started at OAK (9/29) and registered 71 yards on 16 carries (4.4 avg.)... Started at DAL (10/13) and rushed for 81 yards and matched his then-season high with 16 carries (5.1 avg.). Scored his third rushing touchdown of the season on a career-long 45-yard run in the third quarter... Had game highs in carries (19) and rushing yards (95) vs. CHI (10/20)... Started and rushed for 93 yards on 17 carries (5.5 avg.) and a touchdown at DEN (10/27)... Started and recorded his ninth career 100-yard rushing game vs. SD (11/3), carrying 25 times for 121 yards (4.8 avg.) and a touchdown... Started and posted season highs in rushing attempts (26) and rushing yards (139) at MIN (11/7). The 100-yard game was the 10th of Morris’ career, tying him with Clinton Portis for eighth-most 100-yard rushing games in team history. He posted consecutive 100- yard rushing games for the first time since posting three straight in Weeks 12-14 last season... Started and gained 93 yards on 22 carries (4.2 avg.) at PHI (11/17)... Started and gained 52 yards on 14 carries (3.7 avg.) vs. SF (11/25)... Started and rushed 11 times for 26 yards (2.4 avg.) and a touchdown vs. NYG (12/1). Also added career highs in receptions (three) and receiving yards (27)... Started and gained 31 yards on 12 carries (2.6 avg.) vs. KC (12/8)... Started and rushed 18 times for 98 yards (5.4 avg.) at ATL (12/15)... Started and gained 88 yards on 24 carries and added a rushing touchdown vs. DAL (12/22). Became the 13th player in team history to rush for 20 career touchdowns with the Redskins... Started and gained 62 rushing yards on 16 carries (3.9 avg.) at NYG (12/29). Also added two receptions for 21 yards (10.5 avg.).
Selected by the Redskins with the draft pick received from Minnesota in exchange for QB Donovan McNabb... Started all 17 games (including postseason) for Washington and rushed 335 times for 1,613 yards and 13 touchdowns, all team rookie records. His 1,613 rushing yards broke Clinton Portis’ team record (1,516 in 2005) and were the third highest total by a rookie in NFL history... Named a Pro Bowl Alternate... Started at running back in his NFL debut in a season-opening win at NO (9/9), finishing the game with 28 carries for 96 yards and the first two touchdowns of his career. Became the third Redskins rookie since the merger to score a rushing touchdown in Week 1, joining Michael Westbrook (1995) and Kelvin Bryant (1986)... Started at running back at STL (9/16) and had 16 carries for a team-high 89 yards, in the process becoming the first Redskins running back to post 85-plus-yard games in Weeks 1-2 since Stephen Davis in 1999... Started at running back vs. CIN (9/23), registering 17 rushing attempts for 78 yards and one touchdown on the ground. His third touchdown in the first three weeks made him the first Redskins rookie to score three rushing touchdowns in the first three weeks since Ray McDonald (1967)... Started at running back at TB (9/30), notching his first 100-yard rushing day with 113 yards on 21 carries (5.4 avg.). He and Robert Griffin III became the first pair of rookie teammates in NFL history to each rush for four touchdowns over their team’s first four games, according to the Elias Sports Bureau... Started vs. ATL (10/7), and had a then-career-high 115 yards on 18 carries. He joined Eric Dickerson as the only rookies in NFL history to rush for at least 75 yards in each of their team’s first five games, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. He joined Larry Brown (1972), John Riggins (1983), George Rogers (1986), Earnest Byner (1991) and Terry Allen (1996) as the only backs in team history since the merger to open a season with at least 75 yards in the first five games of a season... Started and rushed 16 times for 47 yards (2.9 avg.) with a touchdown vs. MIN (10/14)... Started at NYG (10/21) and rushed 22 times for a career-high 120 yards (5.5 avg.), marking his third career 100-yard rushing performance. Also had a career-high two receptions for 10 yards (5.0 avg.). Earned Pepsi Rookie of the Week honors... Started at PIT (10/28) and rushed 13 times for 59 yards (4.5 avg.). Became the first Redskins rookie since at least 1970 to have seven 50-yard rushing games in the first eight games of a season... Started vs. CAR (11/4), and rushed for 76 yards on 13 carries (5.8 avg.). His 793 rushing yards through nine games, the most by a rookie through nine games since Adrian Peterson rushed for 1,081 yards through nine games as a rookie with Minnesota in 2007... Started in a win vs. PHI (11/18) and gained 76 rushing yards on 20 carries, giving him 869 rushing yards through 10 games, making him the 12th NFL rookie since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to rush for 850 yards or more in the first 10 games of a season. Was the first Redskins rookie to accomplish the feat... Rushed for 113 yards on 24 carries (4.7 avg.) with one touchdown in a Thanksgiving Day win at DAL (11/22)... Started on Monday Night Football vs. NYG (12/3) and rushed for a career-high 124 yards on 22 carries, his fifth 100-yard rushing effort of the season. Morris’ five 100-yard rushing games became the most by a Redskins rookie in a single season since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger. With a 19-yard run in the first quarter, he eclipsed 1,000 rushing yards for the season and became the first 1,000-yard rusher for the Redskins since Clinton Portis in 2008. It represents the 23rd 1,000-yard rushing season by a Redskins player in team history and only the second by a rookie. Morris broke the Redskins’ record for rushing yards by a rookie with a 16-yard gain in the third quarter that pushed him past Reggie Brooks’ former rookie record of 1,063 rushing yards for the Redskins during the 1993 season... Started in a win vs. BAL (12/9) and notched his third straight 100-yard rushing day, being credited with 23 carries for 122 yards and one touchdown. The league later amended his yardage total to 129, a career high. The 100-yard rushing game was his sixth of the season, marking the most 100-yard rushing games in a season by a Redskin since 2008 (Clinton Portis – six). Earned Pepsi Rookie of the Week honors for the performance, his second such award of the season... Started in a win at CLE (12/16) and finished the game with 26 carries for 87 rushing yards and two touchdowns. The two rushing touchdowns gave him nine on the season, surpassing Skip Hicks (eight in 1998) to set the Redskins’ record for rushing touchdowns in a rookie season. The game was his’ second multi-touchdown game of his career and his first since his NFL debut at New Orleans in Week 1... Started in a win at PHI (12/23) and gained 91 yards on 22 carries with one rushing touchdown. With the touchdown, he tied Pro Football Hall of Famer Charley Taylor for the Redskins’ rookie record for total touchdowns in a season (10 in 1964). His 10 touchdowns this season mark the 12th double-digit rushing touchdown season in team history and the first since Clinton Portis in 2007 (11)... Started in a division-clinching win vs. DAL (12/30) and rushed 33 times for 200 rushing yards with three touchdowns, all career highs. Finished the season with 1,613 yards, breaking Clinton Portis’ team record for rushing yards in a season (1,516 in 2005). Finished second in the NFL in rushing yards (1,613) and rushing touchdowns (13) this season behind Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson and Houston’s Arian Foster, respectively. His three rushing touchdowns vs. DAL tied a Redskins’ team record, marking the 22nd time a Redskin has rushed for three touchdowns in a game. The 200-yard performance was a Redskins rookie record and the first by a Redskin of any experience level since Gerald Riggs’ team-record 221 yards on Sept. 17, 1989, vs. Philadelphia. The game was his seventh 100-yard rushing performance of the season, the most by a Redskin since Portis in 2005 (nine).
Left Florida Atlantic as the school’s all-time leading rusher, finishing his career with 3,529 career rushing yards... His 733 career carries and 27 career rushing touchdowns are also school records... Also added 30 receptions for 300 yards and four receiving touchdowns in his career... Finished his career with 16 games of 100 rushing yards or more, including six of his final eight games with the program... Played in 47 games at Florida Atlantic, starting 35... Twice named the University and the Athletic Department’s 2012 Male Student Athlete of the Year... Was the team’s Co-MVP for his play in 2011... As a senior, finished second in the Sun Belt in rushing yards (1,186) and was named second-team All-Sun Belt... As a junior, was 72 yards shy of becoming the first player in FAU history to post consecutive 1,000-yard seasons... As a sophomore in 2009, secured the Sun Belt rushing title and the school record with 1,392 rushing yards... Played for legendary coach Howard Schnellenberger, a former Redskins draft pick.
Played in two all-star games, including the East/West Shrine game... Attended Pine Forest (Fla.) H.S., where he saw action on both sides of the ball... Rushed for 1,049 yards as a senior and recorded 17 touchdowns for the Eagles... Defensively, he recorded 147 tackles and five interceptions... Was named Northwest Florida MVP and first-team All-State and was a game MVP... Participated in the PSA All-Star Game... Was an exercise science major at FAU... Was a consistent member of the FAU Athletic Department’s 3.0 GPA list... Son of Yvonne and Ronald Morris... Born in Pensacola, Fla on Dec. 12, 1988... Famously drives a 1991 Mazda 626 — referred to as “The Bentley” — which he purchased from his pastor while in college.
Was named the Redskins’ 2013 Walter Payton Man of the Year for his contributions both on the field and in the community. Was so instrumental to the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation’s impact on area children that he contributed at the Leadership Council Meeting to help the Foundation achieve its mission... In 2014, combined his love of movies and philanthropy by working with WRCF and the just keep living foundation to create the Movies with Morris event. He hosted and raised money for afterschool exercise and wellness programs with actor Matthew McConaughey at Alamo Drafthouse in Ashburn, having several teammates host special showings of their favorite films... Was active in nearly all WRCF events and teammate events in 2014, including the annual IIIB Pink Tie Gala, Fuel Up to Play 60 Mini-Combines, Ryan Kerrigan’s Blitz for the Better foundation Ruth’s Chris celebrity waiter night, Back to School Shopping Sprees, the Walking with Anthony Foundation dinner and silent auction, Redskins Salute to Play 60 at Joint Base Andrews, Hometown Huddle events, dressing in a Captain America costume at Georgetown Pediatric Hospital, USO Turkeys for Troop, Harvest Feast, Leckie (D.C.) Elementary School renovation, Covered for the Holidays, Skins Santa Shoppe and more... In 2013, Participated in a surprise school visit to Glen Forest Elementary School in Fairfax, Va... Helped Macy’s send 200 children back to school in style at the Macy’s Back to School Shopping Spree... Received the “Role Model of the Year” Award from the National Conference on Citizenship... Attended the Salute to Play 60 Military challenge kickoff event at Joint Base Andrews... Contributed to the High School Football Forum... Volunteered at the All-Star Survivors Celebration at Redskins Park to support women battling breast cancer... Participated in Hometown Huddle, which helps motivate children to be active and adopt healthy eating habits... Participated in the Georgetown Pediatric Halloween Party, dressing up as Captain America and visiting children at Georgetown Hospital... Participated in Coca-Cola’s Get the Ball Rolling Flag Football Experience... Worked with his teammates for the Kaiser Thriving Schools Play 60 Mini-Combine... Made a Play 60 Super School visit to Glebe Elementary School... Attended and distributed food at the Redskins’ annual Harvest Feast event... Worked as a celebrity waiter for Ryan Kerrigan’s Blitz for the Better Foundation fundraising event at Ruth’s Chris Steak House... Attended Darrell Green’s annual Christmas With The Redskins party... Volunteered during the Smashing Walnuts Foundation fundraiser in honor of Gabriella Miller... Assisted the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation with the annual Skins Santa Shoppe event to distribute more than 1,000 toys to underserved youth.
Washington Redskins Running Back Alfred Morris spoke following Sundays 47-14 win against the New Orleans Saints.
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Macy’s partnered together again to provide 300 winter coats and hats to students from seven elementary schools in the surrounding Washington, D.C., metro area.
Several Redskins players helped out local kids by holding a coat drive.
Redskins Matt Jones 3-yard touchdown.