Herman Morris


Herman Morris

Date of Birth: March 27, 1916, in Georgetown, Illinois

Date of Death: August 24, 1942 (26 years old)


He is listed on Murray State's World War II casualty list - Herman Morris

Did you know?

On February 20, 1940, Herman Morris signed a contract to play for the

Detroit Lions, but he never played in a regular season game with them.

Herman was good friends with fellow Murray State teammate and professional

football player, Pete Gudauskas.  In an interview, Pete Gudauskas said

Morris was the main reason he attended Murray StatePete went on to explain

that Morris was heavily recruited to play football at Murray State and as a 

condition of him attending, they would have to recruit Gudauskas as well. 

They did.



1941 Cincinnati Bengals (AFL III)


Murray State Teachers College













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