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Former UND QB, administrator lands athletic director job at Augustana

Josh Morton, a former UND quarterback and associate athletic director, was announced Thursday as the new athletic director at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Augustana will introduce Morton at a press conference at 10:30 a.m. Friday.

Morton was most recently assistant athletic director at Michigan State, where he primarily worked in fundraising.

Before beginning his career in college athletics, Morton served as the sports director and sports anchor for WCIV-TV, the ABC affiliate in Charleston, S.C.

Morton was born in Sioux Falls and is the son of legendary North Dakota State football coach Don Morton.

Morton was a UND football letterwinner in 1995.