Country Morris

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"Country" Morris served as an assistant football coach, and as head coach for both the basketball (1916-1917, 1919-1920) and baseball (1917, 1920) teams.

In 1915, "Country" Morris organized the Martinsburg (West Virginia) Blue Sox minor league Class D baseball team of the Blue Ridge League.

In the fall of 1916, Morris was an assistant football coach, as well as Clemson's fourth basketball coach and head coach of the baseball team. Following the 1917 football season he enlisted in the U.S. Navy for World War I. Upon his discharge in 1919, he returned to Clemson to coach the baseball and basketball teams.

After leaving Clemson he was an athletic director, coach and manager of professional baseball teams. He also coached sports at the University of Maryland.

During his two seasons as Clemson's baseball coach, the team went 17-28 for a .378 percentage record.

Morris had a fine 16-8 basketball record at Clemson, including a 10-3 record in games played at Clemson, and 13-1 in the months of February and March.


Preceded by: Audley H. Ward Clemson University Basketball Coaches Succeeded by: Edward "Jiggs" Donahue


Preceded by: Edward "Jiggs" Donahue Clemson University Basketball Coaches Succeeded by: Larry Conover

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