His teams have qualified for National Collegiate Athletic Association Regionals for the last 31 years, 22 at and nine at
Morris began his coaching career as an assistant at Appalachian State in 1975. At DeKalb, Morris started with no players and no field, but he quickly made a name for himself. His Eagles were nationally ranked three times in four years and advanced to the 1977 Junior College World Series.
DeKalb finished second in just his second season.
Morris added two more winning years at DeKalb before moving on to become an assistant coach at Florida State. After a two–year stint with the Seminoles, Morris would accept the head coaching job at The Yellow Jackets were on the backside of four straight losing seasons and were 4–23 in their first two seasons in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
At, Morris was the all-time leader in coaching victories, in any of the school"s varsity sports, as he had 12 straight winning seasons, nine straight National Collegiate Athletic Association regional berths, four straight Atlantic Coast Conference titles (1985-1988) and a school–record 51 wins in 1987. In his tenure at the University of, no other program has qualified for the College World Series as often as Morris and his Hurricanes.
, which has qualified for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament a record 43 consecutive years, has made it to Omaha in 11 of Morris" 21 seasons in Coral Gables.
Morris set an National Collegiate Athletic Association record for guiding a program to the College World Series in each of his first six years at.