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Top 20 Performances for 2015 Cincinnati Football: No. 10 Max Morrison

In a deep and talented receiving core, senior Max Morrison offered one of the best performances of the 2015 season.

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Another strong offensive weapon for the Bearcats, Max Morrison finished the 2015 campaign with 617 yards and three touchdowns. He was steady all season long, making one catch in every game, and starting off the season with a modest three receptions for 48 yards against Alabama A&M.

It was a performance against Memphis that gets him on this list, however, as he put together a career performance, catching nine passes for 162 yards and two touchdowns. Morrison was having a solid game up until the fourth quarter, but he stepped it up in the final quarter, catching two touchdown passes. On the first, Morrison caught a 40-yard touchdown pass to take a narrow 39-38 lead. On the very next drive, after Memphis scored a touchdown of their own, he scored another touchdown, this time a 30-yarder, to tie the game. Though Memphis would win on one final touchdown late in the game, Morrison's fourth quarter performance kept the Bearcats in the game against an explosive Paxton Lynch-led Memphis offense.

Morrison had a solid game the next week against Miami, catching five passes for 61 yards, but he didn't get another touchdown on the board until late in the year, scoring a touchdown against Tulsa in a 49-38 victory, a 17-yard touchdown pass early in the game to give the Bearcats a 14-7 lead.

Though the Bearcats struggled on both sides of the ball against San Diego State in the Hawaii Bowl, Morrison had another solid game, gathering 84 receiving yards on seven receptions.

Morrison has been with Cincinnati for four years, and has steadily improved every year, redshirting his freshman year, catching 449 yards in 2013, 458 in 2014, and 617 this year. He has had a modest, but productive career with the Bearcats, and certainly made an impact on the field, helping contribute to a productive Bearcats offense.