Former Vanderbilt long snapper Connor Morrison passes away

The Vanderbilt Commodores were hit with some terrible news on Friday when they learned of the passing of former long snapper Connor Morrison. There were no details about his death released, but it was certainly an emotional day for the team.

Morrison was a walk-on long snapper and played for Vanderbilt from 2011-13.

The team announced his death in a statement on their official Twitter page.

“We are incredibly saddened to learn of the death of former Vanderbilt student-athlete Connor Morrison. We send our deepest sympathies and prayers to Connor’s family in Oklahoma, his many friends and relatives, and all of his Vanderbilt teammates,” the school said in a statement.

Connor Morrison graduated from Vanderbilt in 2014 with a degree in biomedical engineering and was pursuing a medical degree at Oklahoma. He was an SEC Academic Honor Roll selection in 2013.

Former Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin, who coached Morrison during his time with the Commodores, took to Twitter to express his condolences.

Campus Sports would like to wish their condolences for the Commodores and Morrison’s family.

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