There is no doubt that one of the top prospects for the state of Texas next year is 6-foot-3, 200 pound Michael Morgan of Dallas (Texas) Skyline who is one big force on the defensive side of the ball. Apparently colleges are already taking notice as the outside linebacker is picking up recruiting interest and offers in a quick fashion.
Coach Que Brittain says that his star athlete has the size and speed that makes him dangerous for any offense to handle.
"Honestly, he is probably one of the faster guys I've ever had other than a couple of receivers," Brittain said about Morgan. "Never have I had a kid who has played on the defensive line move like that before."
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"Ability-wise, character-wise, he is right there with best of the ones I've had here."
In fact, five schools including UCLA, Baylor, Purdue, Tulsa, Missouri have already extended scholarship offers for the future senior.
Two in-state schools, Texas and Texas A&M along with Oklahoma are piling on the attention as well.
Morgan also runs track during the off-season which helps him maintain that quick, fast football speed that both high school and college coaches are very impressed with.
In fact, Brittain says that this young man has played numerous positions during his current high school career.
"Well, one package we take the receivers out and we use him as a tight end," Brittain said. "He can set up on the edge to be used as a pass-rushing defensive end or as a linebacker.
"He reminds me the defensive ends in the NFL where the smaller, faster lineman can make their way around the bigger offensive tackles."
Talent also runs in the family as his brother Steve Morgan is a former UCLA Bruin, but Brittain says he does not think the star defensive player is leaning in any direction as for a specific college.
"He doesn't let on about that stuff," he said. "He just wants to play – Michael is a really good kid and a really good student who will look at this situation very carefully before doing anything with his recruitment."