Experienced third-year senior cornerback... 2011 All-Big 12 honoree... Veteran with 18 career games played and 17 career starts (seventh-most on squad) entering 2013 season... Five career interceptions... Returning from injury-shortened junior season... Former transfer from College of the Sequoias... Timed at 4.48 in 40-yard dash, vertical jump measured at 42.2 inches... Fall 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection.
2012 (Junior): Played seven games, started six, in injury-shortened junior season... Started first six games, injured groin in sixth game at Texas, played only once over season's final seven contests... Totaled 32 tackles (29 solo, one for loss), one interception (27-yard return), two forced fumbles and one PBU on season... Named to Fall 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Made three tackles and forced fumble that Mike Hicks returned 66 yards for TD in season-opening win over SMU... Six solo tackles, interception returned 27 yards and PBU in win over Sam Houston State in second game... Made eight tackles (seven solo) at No. 9 West Virginia in fourth game... Made season-high nine tackles (all solo) vs. TCU in fifth game... Had three tackles, including 8-yard loss, and forced fumble before suffering groin injury at Texas in sixth game... Returned and attempted to play a few snaps during win over Texas Tech in 11th game before returning to sideline.
2011 (Sophomore): Played 12 of 13 games and started final 11 in first season at Baylor... Earned second-team All-Big 12 honors from Waco Tribune-Herald and honorable mention from league coaches and The Associated Press... Recorded fifth-best team total with 75 tackles (61 solo), team-high four interceptions, six pass breakups and 1.5 tackles for loss... Transferred to BU in late August, played second game as reserve and took over starting cornerback spot in third game... Ranked fourth in Big 12 with 0.33 interceptions per game... Four interceptions ranked as school's best since 2008 season... Made five tackles in first career start in win over Rice in third game... Made career-high 11 tackles at No. 21 Texas A&M in sixth game... Had nine tackles and one PBU in comeback win at Kansas... Intercepted two passes, setting up BU inside red zone each time, and recorded 10 tackles (nine solo) in win over Texas in 12th game... Recorded interception in wins over No. 5 Oklahoma in 10th game and Texas Tech in 11th game... Made nine tackles (8 solo) in Valero Alamo Bowl win over Washington.
Junior College: Defensive back transfer from College of the Sequoias in Visalia, Calif.... Former all-state prep athlete from Georgia originally signed with Georgia State in 2009... Played one season at COS under head coach Curtis Allen... Played nine games as freshman at COS in 2010, totaled 47 tackles (41 solo), 2.5 for loss, one sack, three interceptions for 50 yards and one touchdown, four PBUs.
High School: Prepped at Northside High School in Warner Robins, Ga.... Rated the 97th-best cornerback prospect by ESPN.com coming out of high school in 2008... NHS finished 40-2 in final three seasons including AAAA state championships in 2006 and 2007 as sophomore and junior... 2008 first-team All-Region selection in 1-AAAAA as senior on Northside squad that finished 10-2... Named to GHSA All-Middle Georgia first-team and honorable-mention all-state... Totaled 51 tackles and five interceptions as senior in 2008... Earned 2007 first-team Class AAAA GHSA All-State honors as junior... Totaled 29 tackles, seven interceptions and 68 return yards on 15-0 state championship squad in 2007... 2006 Northside team finished 15-0 and AAAA state champs.
Personal: Son of Kenny Sr. and Decta Morton... Full name is Kenny Morton Jr... Born June 21, 1990, in Macon, Ga.... Majoring in general studies.