ODUSports.com takes a look at the ODU defense this spring.
ODU goes 7-1 in the CAA to finish atop the league.
Tyree Lee ran for a career-high 166 yards.
Monarchs and Wildcats Kickoff CAA Action at Noon in Front of Comcast Camera in First-Ever Meeting
Wear Silver as the Monarchs Salute All Those Serving in the Military as ODU Takes on The Camels at 6 p.m.
Played in all 13 games, making three starts ... Tied for sixth with 50 tackles ... Had one interception and three pass breakups on the year ... Recorded seven tackles and an interception in the win over William and Mary ... Tied career-high with 11 stops at JMU ... Recorded five tackles in the win against Coastal Carolina ... Had eight tackles against Georgia Southern.
Appeared in all 13 games with one start...Captured 56 tackles (32 solo, 24 assisted), only second to Carvin Powell among safeties...Captured a season-high 11 tackles in the first round FCS playoff victory over Norfolk State...Also had eight stops in the week 11 regular season finale at William & Mary...Registered five tackles in the week one win over Campbell, the week six win over Rhode Island, the Monarchs' first CAA road win, in week nine with #9/10 James Madison, ODU's first ever top-10 victory, and in week ten in the regular season home finale with Richmond...Had two tackles for loss including a seven-yard loss in the week nine victory over #9/10 James Madison...
Appeared in all 11 games as a true freshman...Made two starts (Hampton and VMI) at strong safety and also played on special teams...Totaled 35 tackles (12 solo, 23 assisted) including a season-high and game-high 10 stops (5 solo, 3 assisted) against Gardner-Webb...Also made eight stops, including one TFL, against Hampton (5 solo, 3 assisted)...Registered pass break-ups in games with #12/13 William & Mary, Hampton, and VMI...
Quarterback for the 2009 State Champion Phoebus...As a junior, threw for six touchdowns and no interceptions...Second Team All-Peninsula District as a punter in 2008...One of the top safeties in the district, having earned First-Team All-Peninsula District honors...
Born June 15, 1992...Son of Jocelyn Morant...Has five sisters, Natalie, Sheena, Mariana, Naomi, and Stephanie, and one brother, Carlton...Majoring in sports management.
Paul Morant's Career Stats