Toreros defeat Azusa Pacific 24-12 in 2009 season opener.
2010 All-PFL Second Team
USD: Fourth-year player will compete for starting spot at running back... Played in 7 games this past season for the Toreros and earned All-PFL Second Team honors... Led Torero ground attack with 461 yards on 104 attempts (4.4 average) with 5 TDs... Back-to-back 100+ games with 2 TDs (100 vs. Butler; 103 at Jacksonville)... Closed out year with season-best 106 yards and 1 TD at Davidson... Pulled in 11 receptions for 78 yards including 4 catches for 34 yards against Butler... Appeared in seven games in 2009, rushing for 196 yards on 52 attempts and eight receptions for 43 yards... Rushed for a season-high 82 yards on 18 attempts in season-opener vs. Azusa Pacific (Sept. 5)... Ran for 60 yards on 14 attempts, including a season-long of 38, at Morehead State (Nov. 14)... In 2008, stepped in for the injured JT Rogan and produced a solid campaign... Rushed for a team-best 757 yards and 7 touchdowns... Totaled 179 carries for averages of 4.2 per carry and 68.8 yards per game... Ranked third on team with 25 receptions for 180 yards (7.2 ave.) and 1 touchdown... Ranked second on team with 54 points... Personal-best 151 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns in road win at Campbell that earned him PFL player of the week honors... Tallied 115 yards and 1 TD against Morehead State... Totaled 93 yards and 2 TD's in road win at Drake.
College: Redshirted in 2007 at Colorado State University.
High School: Attended J.K. Mullen HS... A two-time All-State and All-Conference peformer with team finishing as state runner-up both senior and junior campaigns.
Personal: Born on November 3, 1998 in Denver, CO... Parents are Nanette and Troy Morelli of Littleton, CO... Chose USD for football program and strong academics.
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