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Full Name: Vernand Morency Primary Position: RB
Height/Weight: 5' 10"/212 College: Oklahoma State University
Birthdate: February 4, 1980 High School: Northwestern (FL)
Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Current Team: Green Bay Packers


Biography

Vernand Morency (born February 4, 1980 in Miami, Florida) is an American football running back currently playing for the Green Bay Packers of the NFL.

High school years

While attending Northwestern High School in Miami, Florida, Morency was a four-year letterman in baseball and a two-year letterman in football, and won All-America honors in both sports. As a senior football runningback, he gained over 1,500 all-purpose yards and scored 15 touchdowns.

Minor league baseball career

Morency was a 14th round pick (420th overall) of the Colorado Rockies in 1998. He spent four seasons as a Center Fielder in the Rockies’ minor league system before enrolling at Oklahoma State in 2002.

College football career

Morency attended Oklahoma State University and finished his career with 451 rushing attempts for 2,661 yards (5.9 yards per rush attempt avg.), 23 touchdowns, 11 receptions for 119 yards (10.8 yards per rec. avg.), and returned ten kickoffs for 224 yards (22.4 yards per kick ret. avg.).

NFL career

Morency was selected in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Texans. He was the second-string running back behind Domanick Davis for the team in 2005, rushing 46 times for 184 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also returned 20 kicks for 437 yards and caught 10 passes for 87 yards. After the first week of the 2006 NFL season, Morency was traded to the Green Bay Packers for running back Samkon Gado. With the packers for the 2006 year he was their short yardage back. He plays behind Ahman Green. His contract will expire after the 2007 season.

Scouting Report

Statistics

Rushing Stats

year team league games ATT YDS AVG TD LNG
2005 HOU NFL 13 46 184 4 2 25t
2006 HOU NFL 1 5 13 2.6 0 12
2006 GNB NFL 13 91 421 4.6 2 39
2007 GNB NFL 13 29 108 3.7 0
NFL career 40 171 726 4.2 4 39

Receiving Stats

year team league games REC YDS AVG TD LNG
2005 HOU NFL 13 10 87 8.7 0 16
2006 HOU NFL 1 1 6 1 0 6
2006 GNB NFL 13 16 112 7 0 29
2007 GNB NFL 13 30 199 6.6 0
NFL career 40 57 404 7.1 0 29

Kick Return Stats

year team league games RET YDS AVG LNG TD
2005 HOU NFL 13 20 437 21.9 31 0
2006 HOU NFL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2006 GNB NFL 13 31 670 21.6 35 0
2007 GNB NFL 13 0 0 0 0 0
NFL career 40 51 1107 21.7 35 0

Punt Return Stats

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year team league games RET YDS AVG FC LNG TD
2005 HOU NFL 13 12 68 5.7 0 19 0
2006 GNB NFL 13 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 year NFL career 27 12 68 5.7 0 0 0

Fumble Recovery Stats

year team league games TOT OWR OPR YDS TD
2005 HOU NFL 13 1 1 0 0 0
2006 HOU NFL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2006 GNB NFL 13 2 0 0 0 0
2007 GNB NFL 13 1 0 0 0 0
NFL career 40 4 1 0 0 0

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