Anthony returns for his junior season with the Wildcats. He will be one of the team captains for the second-straight season and has established himself as one of the top linebackers in the Big Sky. In two seasons with the Wildcats he has appeared in 21 career games and has 134 career tackles and 11 tackles for loss.
Started in all 11 games for the Wildcats during the season...Earned Honorable Mention Big Sky All-Conference honors at linebacker...Finished third in the Big Sky in tackles at 10.5 per game...Recorded 115 total tackles during the season with 79 assisted and 36 unassisted...Recorded double digits in tackles in eight of 11 games...Had a career-high 14 tackles in WSU’s Homecoming win over Idaho State Oct. 15...Was ninth in the conference in tackles for loss with 10 for an average of 0.91 per game...Had 2.5 in the win over Idaho State...Also recorded two sacks, one at Utah State and one against Montana State and had one forced fumble and two quarterback hurries...Recorded his first career interception in the season-ending win at Portland State and returned that interception 25 yards.
Played ten games as a red-shirt freshman for the Wildcats and started one game...Recorded 19 total tackles on the year with 10 unassisted and nine assisted...Had a season-high eight tackles at Sacramento State, including one tackle for loss.
Sat out the season as a red-shirt after signing with the Wildcats in February 2009.
Edmond Memorial High School
Played for Coach Mark Walker at Edmond Memorial...Was the two-time team Defensive Player of the Year...Two-time All-State and All-Big City...Was the 2008 District Player of the Year...Named as one of the state’s “Top 50” players by Rivals.com...Three-year starter, and team captain his senior year...Was a highly skilled high school wrestler and was the 2008-09 state 165-pound wrestling champion...Was high school teammates with current Wildcat teammate David James.
Full name is Anthony David Morales...Was born Aug. 27, 1990...Loves snowboarding and plans to get better while living in Utah.