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Morgan, Sawyer No Longer Mountaineers PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Thursday, 31 May 2012 09:00

Running back Quartterrio Morgan and tight end Trevor Sawyer did not meet NCAA academic eligibility standards and both players are no longer members of Appalachian State's football program. Sawyer, a red-shirt freshman from Asheville, N.C., where he attended Asheville High School, made the travel

squad as a true freshman but first collegiate season was cut short less than two games in due to a shoulder injury suffered in the home opener against Jacksonville.
Sawyer in his brief stay with the Mountaineers recorded two special-teams tackles before the injury. He received a medical redshirt and retained the year of eligibility. Sawyer was rated as a two-star prospect by Rivals.com; he was an all-conference and all-Western North Carolina honoree as a senior; and he caught 28 passes for 567 yards and seven touchdowns his senior year.
Morgan, a 5-foot-10, 181-pounder from Mount Zion High School in Jonesboro, Ga., was rated as a three-star prospect coming out of high school in 2011. He did not play in a game during his time at Western Kentucky University. He transferred to ASU in January of this year. Morgan had offers from ASU, Georgia Southern, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Illinois State, Indiana, Memphis, Middle Tennessee, South Alabama and Tulane coming out of high school, according to Rivals.com.

 

  
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