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Bob Morris
Regional Scout

BIOGRAPHY

Bob Morris is in his fith year with the 49ers as the club’s southern regional scout. Morris joined the 49ers after spending the previous eight years as an area scout for the Cleveland Browns.

Prior to becoming a scout, Morris served as a collegiate assistant coach at the Division I-A level for 21 years. He started his coaching career as a secondary coach at Northern Illinois University from 1980 to 1983, after working the previous two years as a graduate assistant at the University of Colorado.

Morris then served as secondary coach for 10 seasons (1984-93) at Indiana University and helped the Hoosiers reach six bowl games. He was defensive coordinator/secondary coach at Purdue University from 1994 to 1995 and served as the Boilermakers’ special teams coordinator in 1996. Morris was passing game coordinator/secondary coach at the University of Akron from 1998 to 2000 and was the Zips defensive coordinator/secondary coach in 2001.

A two-year letter winner at defensive back and punt returner for the Colorado Buffaloes, Morris helped the team to a Big-8 Championship in 1976. He earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education in 1977 and later received a master’s degree in sports psychology in 1983 from Colorado. Morris also lettered three years in baseball for the Buffaloes.

A native of Boulder, CO, Morris is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He and his wife, Jennifer, have two sons, Jerod and Joshua. The Morris family volunteers with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters organization. The name of their “little brother” is Bryce.

Bob Morris is in his fith year with the 49ers as the club’s southern regional scout. Morris joined the 49ers after spending the previous eight years as an area scout for the Cleveland Browns.

Prior to becoming a scout, Morris served as a collegiate assistant coach at the Division I-A level for 21 years. He started his coaching career as a secondary coach at Northern Illinois University from 1980 to 1983, after working the previous two years as a graduate assistant at the University of Colorado.

Morris then served as secondary coach for 10 seasons (1984-93) at Indiana University and helped the Hoosiers reach six bowl games. He was defensive coordinator/secondary coach at Purdue University from 1994 to 1995 and served as the Boilermakers’ special teams coordinator in 1996. Morris was passing game coordinator/secondary coach at the University of Akron from 1998 to 2000 and was the Zips defensive coordinator/secondary coach in 2001.

A two-year letter winner at defensive back and punt returner for the Colorado Buffaloes, Morris helped the team to a Big-8 Championship in 1976. He earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education in 1977 and later received a master’s degree in sports psychology in 1983 from Colorado. Morris also lettered three years in baseball for the Buffaloes.

A native of Boulder, CO, Morris is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He and his wife, Jennifer, have two sons, Jerod and Joshua. The Morris family volunteers with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters organization. The name of their “little brother” is Bryce.

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