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Jacob

Morgenstern

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Linebacker
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 210
Year: Redshirt Junior
City/State: Lagrange, N.Y.
High School: St. Luke's School [Conn.]

Bio

2019: Reserve linebacker ... in 14 games, has played 121 career snaps ... owns one career tackle ... made the transition from safety to linebacker in 2017 ... enrolled at Duke in January, 2016.

2018: Played in the final 11 games of the campaign ... recorded one tackle at Baylor ... on the field for 100 snaps.

2017: Played in three games ... saw action against N.C. Central, Northwestern and Georgia Tech ... on the field for 21 snaps.

2016: Did not see game action ... enrolled at Duke in January, 2016.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Two-year letterman at St. Luke’s Preparatory School under head coach Noel Thomas ... played 2012 and 2013 seasons at Roy C. Ketchum High School ... three-star prospect according to ESPN.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com ... rated as the No. 86 athlete in the nation by 247Sports.com and No. 91 athlete by ESPN.com ... tabbed as the No. 56 tight end in the country by Scout.com ... earned USA Today High School Sports American Family Insurance ALL-USA Connecticut Team accolades following final campaign ... as a senior captain, carded 81 tackles and two INT ... during junior year, posted 65 tackles, one sack, five INTs and three caused fumbles while leading the Storm to a 7-2 record and Fairchester Athletic Association co-championship ... while at Roy C. Ketchum, recorded 29 tackles and one INT during sophomore season ... received Class AA, League 1 All-Conference honors at running back ... also lettered in baseball ... helped Roy C. Ketchum to the NYS Regional Championship, earning All-Section 1 Honorable Mention and all-county honors.

PERSONAL: Born April 29, 1997 ... majoring in public policy while pursuing a certificate in markets and management ... son of Lynda and David Morgenstern.

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The Duke Football Report 8/26/19
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