2011 SEASON RECAP: Proved to be a solid complement to Nathan Kilcrease as the two provided a solid tandem to start each weekend series ... was drafted in the third round of the 2011 MLB Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies ... made 16 appearances earning himself a 5-7 record and a 4.64 ERA ... threw 97.0 innings while striking out 77 batters ... his 77 strikeouts ranks him second on the team in that category ... went 3-4 in 10 appearances with a 3.93 ERA against league foes ... struck out 52 batters in 66.1 innings ... held batters to a .259 average against.
JUNIOR (2011): Tallahassee Regional:Florida State-Game 2:Started game two of the Regional for the Tide ... went 5.2 innings against the top-seeded Florida State Seminoles, allowing eight earned runs on 11 hits while walking three and striking out five batters to take the loss. SEC Tournament: Suffered his shortest outing of the season, throwing 3.1 innings in a losing effort in a 6-0 loss to Florida (5/26) ... gave up five runs (four earned) on seven hits with a strikeout and a walk to the Gators. South Carolina (G2): Tossed another solid start in the Friday game against SC (5/20) ... went 7.0 innings, allowing three earned runs on nine hits while walking one and striking out four batters in a losing effort. Auburn (G2): Started game two of Saturday's doubleheader against Auburn (5/14) ... went 6.0 innings, allowing three earned runs on four hits while walking two and tying his season and SEC-high for strikeouts with seven. LSU (G2): Pitched a gem in game two of the series (5/7) ... went 8.0 innings, allowing no earned runs on eight hits while walking two and striking out five to earn his fifth win of the season. Mississippi State (G2): Started the second game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Bulldogs (4/30) ... went 6.0 innings, allowing three earned runs on five hits while walking and striking out four apiece. Florida (G2): Started Saturday's game against Florida, taking the loss for the day ... went 6.1 innings, allowing five runs - three earned - on six hits while allowing no walks and striking out six Gators. Tennessee: Threw a seven-inning complete game in first game of Saturday's doubleheader, taking the 2-1 loss in the process (4/16) ... allowed two earned runs on eight hits, walking one batter and striking out five. Vanderbilt (G2): Appeared as the Saturday starter vs. Vandy (4/9) ... went 6.0 innings, allowing five runs - four earned - on nine hits while walking one and striking out four. Arkansas (G2): Started the Saturday game, earning his second SEC win of the year (4/2) ... went 8.0 innings, allowing two runs - both earned - on six hits, while walking two and striking out seven batters. Kentucky (G2): Started Saturday's game earning the no decision (3/26) ... went 6.0 innings allowing four runs - all earned - on five hits while walking two and striking out five. Mississippi (G2): Earned his third win of the season and the Tide's first SEC win in game two against the Rebels (3/19)... went 6.0 innings, allowing five runs - four earned - on five hits while walking two and striking out six. EIU (G2): Started on Saturday and earned the win to improve to 2-1 after throwing 7.0 innings, allowing one run on two hits with five strikeouts and one walk ... carried a no hitter into the fifth inning. NWSU (G2): Went 5.2 innings, allowing five runs - all earned - on 10 hits while walking one and striking out five. USA Classic: Started the first game of the tournament against Southeastern Louisiana ... went 3.2 innings allowing eight hits resulting in three runs - all earned - with two walks and three strikeouts in the losing effort. Alcorn State (G1): Started the 2011 season off with an impressive win, going 5.1 innings, striking out six and walking one to earn the win ... following a walk by the second batter of the game, Morgan sat down 13 in a row before giving up a hit, ASU's only one off him in the game.
SOPHOMORE (2010): Was 7-5 in his SEC-leading 18 starts on the mound ... began the year by winning his first four decisions ... UA posted a 6-1 record in his first seven starts ... opened the season with a career-high 11-strikeout performance against South Alabama on Feb. 20 ... threw 66 pitches in his 2010 debut, with 54 strikes ... for his efforts, he was named the Player of the Week by the UA coaching staff ... earned National Pitcher of the Week honors from CollegeBaseball360.com after his performance against No. 16 Vanderbilt on March 19 in Tuscaloosa for holding the SEC's top-rated offense (.352 average entering series) in check as he limited the Commodores to one run and six hits in 6.2 innings for the win ... got the win at eventual-NCAA Champions South Carolina on May 1 going 7.1 innings and striking out eight ... recorded his first career nine-inning complete game at No. 8 Georgia Tech (9 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 9 K) on June 6, in the Atlanta Regional ... was 2-1 in the postseason with wins over No. 4 Florida and No. 8 Georgia Tech ... Morgan tossed a seven-inning complete game against Florida on May 29 in the SEC Tournament semifinals ... held the Gators to two runs on six hits with five strikeouts and no walks.
FRESHMAN (2009): Morgan was 4-1 (.800) with a 2.96 ERA in nine starts ... Alabama was 5-4 (.556) in those nine starts ... he earned a win over No. 1 Georgia in his first career SEC start on March 14 ... in SEC play, Morgan is 2-1 (.667) with a 3.13 ERA in four starts against No. 1 Georgia, No. 22 Mississippi, No. 23 Florida, No. 11 Arkansas and Auburn ... had no record and a 12.27 ERA in four relief appearances ... he worked 3.2 innings and allowed five runs and eight hits with three strikeouts and one walk ... made his Alabama debut and first career start against Southeast Missouri State on Feb. 22 and earned a no decision in the Tide's 8-3 loss ... worked 5.2 innings and allowed three runs and six hits, with four strikeouts and no walks ... Morgan opened his career with five scoreless innings, before allowing three runs and four hits in sixth inning ... Morgan earned his first career win in the Tide's 20-4 blowout win over Illinois-Chicago on Feb. 28 in Tuscaloosa ... worked six innings and allowed one run (solo HR) and three hits, with three strikeouts and one walk ... earned second win of the season and was named to the Whataburger Classic All-Tournament Team, after tossing 5.2 innings in a 16-2 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on March 7 ... allowed two runs (1 ER) and six hits, with a season-high six strikeouts ... struck out a season-high nine batters in the Tide's series-clinching win over No. 1 Georgia at Sewell-Thomas Stadium on March 14 ... worked 7.1 innings and allowed four runs and eight hits against the defending SEC champs ... first career complete game at Auburn on May 16 ... Morgan was the starting pitcher in the final game of the three-game exhibition series against Cuba ... worked 5.2 innings and allowed three runs and six hits with two walks and three strikeouts ... recorded the longest outing of any Tide starter in Cuba and left the game with a 5-2 lead.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: A 2008 graduate of Kell High School in Marietta, Ga. ... played for Coach Donnie English ... a three-year letterman ... played on three state playoff teams in 2006 (runner up), 2007 (3rd round) and 2008 (4th round) ... posted a 9-4 record in his final two seasons with a 3.05 ERA ... tallied 103 strikeouts over his final two years ... as a senior, Morgan was 6-1 with a 3.65 ERA ... he struck out 57 batters in 55.2 innings ... named to the Cobb County All-Tournament team ... led team to a 26-8 overall record ... as a junior, Morgan was 3-3 with one save and 2.55 ERA ... he recorded 49 strikeouts in 33 innings ... tossed a complete-game shutout with 12 strikeouts against Lassiter in state playoffs ... Morgan made his mark playing for the East Cobb Yankees during the summer ... played on four national championship teams, including 2006 AAU 16-and-under national championships and the 2008 Connie Mack World Series ... in 2006, the East Cobb Astros went 9-6 and captured two World Wood Bat Association (WWBA) national titles in Ft. Myers, Fla. and Jupiter, Fla. ... played in the 2007 Connie Mack World Series (national runner up) and East Coast Professional Showcase ... in the summer of 2008, he was 9-0 with 1.45 ERA for the East Cobb Yankees ... he recorded 53 strikeouts in 53 innings ... led team to 52-5-1 record and the national championship at Connie Mack World Series ... named to 2008 Connie Mack World Series All-Tournament team and was winning pitcher in championship game against Farmington (New Mexico) ... also played in the 2008 18-and-under National Perfect Game Tournament (runner up) ... played summer ball for Coach Gary Baldwin (2004-06) and James Beavers (2007-08) ... full name is Adam Christopher Morgan ... son of Wiley and Karen Morgan ... has one younger brother, Grant ... Adam is a second-generation Alabama player, his father was a pitcher on the Crimson Tide's 1983 SEC Championship team that finished runner-up to Texas in the 1983 College World Series.