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Mitch Morse

Offensive Lineman
Hospitality Management


Has already earned his undergraduate degree from Mizzou, graduating with a 3.61 grade point average in hospitality management ... Is playing the 2014 season as a graduate student and is studying in MU’s renowned Positive Coaching program ... Has earned Academic All-Conference honors each of the last three seasons.


Is an outstanding representative of the team, the University of Missouri and everyone associated with the Mizzou Football program ... Is respected enough by his teammates that they voted him a team co-captain for this, his senior season ... His younger brother, Robbie, was injured as an infant in an accident, and has ever since been a special needs person.  Mitch has spent much of his life helping care for Robbie along with his parents, and that special bond was documented in a touching article by Power Mizzou.


Is very active with several local charities and organizations ... Volunteers his time visiting children and their families in the local Children’s Hospital, cheering up the patients and giving hope to the affected families ... Helps with a children’s football clinic that the team holds each spring ... Has also spent numerous occasions at our local Food Bank, helping in the warehouse which provides for the needy in the mid-Missouri area ... Is involved with Mizzou’s Men4Men program, which is a program to help teach young men the proper way to handle themselves in many social and personal situations and to help mentor young men and teach them about respect of others.


Taking over the ever-important left tackle position in 2014, filling the shoes of 2014 2nd-round NFL Draft pick Justin Britt (Seattle Seahawks) ... Mitch has started 25 consecutive games heading into the 2014 season, including all 14 a year ago at right tackle, as the Tigers turned in one of the best seasons in school history ... Much of the team’s success for its 12-2 season which included a Southeastern Conference Eastern Division championship, a Cotton Bowl championship, and a final national ranking of 5th, was due to the outstanding play of Morse and his offensive line teammates ... Mizzou had one of the top offensive attacks in the country in 2013, as Mizzou ranked 13th in scoring offense, 16th in rushing offense, and 16th in total offense.