Jaguars sign Morgan Trent

Posted Nov 30, 2011
Aaron Wilson

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed cornerback Morgan Trent after his Monday visit. They also promoted rookie running back DuJuan Harris to the active roster from the practice squad. Veteran wide receiver Jason Hill was cut and safety Courtney Greene was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. The Jaguars now have 18 players on injured reserve.

Harris spent the first 12 weeks of this season on the club’s practice squad after signing as an undrafted free agent. He played in all four preseason games and led the team with 91 yards on 21 carries along with one touchdown.

Trent has played in 31 games with one start in three NFL seasons. He played in 30 games with the Cincinnati Bengals, including six games in 2011, after being selected in the sixth round of the 2009 draft. He had four tackles at Jacksonville in week five. BR>Trent was waived on Nov. 2 and signed with Indianapolis on Nov. 15, playing in one game for the Colts. His career totals include 60 tackles (47 solo), one sack, one interception, seven passes defensed and one fumble recovery.

In 2010, Trent played in eight games for the Bengals with one start and totaled 26 tackles and one interception before he was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury. He played in a career-high 16 games as a rookie in 2009.

A native of San Diego, Trent was a four-year letterman at Michigan where he played in 48 games with 41 starts. He finished his career with 149 tackles, seven interceptions and 31 passes defensed.

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