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Kirk Morrison

Morrison in January 2009
No. 52     Oakland Raiders
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: February 19, 1982 (1982-02-19) (age 27)
Place of birth: Oakland, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
College: San Diego State
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 3 / Pick: 78
Debuted in 2005 for the Oakland Raiders
Career history
 As player:
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-MWC (2001)
  • 3x First-team All-MWC (2002-2004)
  • 2x MWC Defensive P.O.Y. (2003-2004)
Stats at NFL.com

Kirk "Hollywood" Morrison (born February 19, 1982 in Oakland, California), is an American football linebacker for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Raiders in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at San Diego State.

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Early years

Morrison attended elementary school at Sacred Heart, now called St. Martin de Porress, in Oakland, California. After 8th grade graduation he went to Bishop O'Dowd High School which is also in Oakland, California. He won varsity letters in football and track & field. In football, he led his team to two HAAL championships and two Northern California section 3A championships, was a two-time All-HAAL honoree, and as a senior, was the HAAL Defensive Player of the Year.

College career

Morrison attended college at San Diego State University and had an outstanding playing career. While at SDSU, he was two-time Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year.

Professional career

The Oakland Raiders' Kirk Morrison finished the 2006 season with a team leading 128 tackles, an improvement from his rookie year. He also had a sack, a defensive touchdown, and two interceptions.

Morrison started the 2007 season with an interception in each of his first three games, joining Thomas Howard who had an interception through each of his first 4 games. Morrison led the Oakland Raiders in tackles with 120, and he also tacked on 10 passes defended and a quarterback sack to his totals.

Morrison with the Raiders

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Preceded by
Danny Clark
Oakland Raiders
Starting Middle Linebackers

2005-present
Succeeded by
TBD
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