Morgan, appearing on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli,” aka the “ManningCast,” bragged about his speed as a young athlete.
“I get that from my father, Tony Dorsett,” he said of the fleet running back who starred in the 1970s and ’80s. “I know he’s my biological father, Tony Dorsett.”
Asked if Dorsett knows, the former “SNL” star answered in the affirmative.
“He was dating my mother and he used to drive a white van,” Morgan said. “He sold fish out the back of that van.”
Dorsett, now 68, was clearly amused by the twisted shoutout.
Morgan also noted that Herschel Walker is his third cousin and took a swipe at Peyton Manning. He asked the quarterback great what it was like to play against the Giants’ star linebacker Lawrence Taylor.
Answered Peyton: “LT’s rookie year was ’82. I was 6.” (It was actually ’81, but you get the point.)
USA Today called Morgan’s appearance “unforgettable.”
Tony Dorsett can’t argue with that.