Morgan Takes Another Visit to Rutgers

After slowing down his recruitment and touring the country at combines and 7-on-7's, defensive back Wayne Morgan is focused on preparing for his senior season at Erasmus Hall (Brooklyn, N.Y.) High School. Before beginning his own training camp, the three-star safety visited Rutgers for a day and discussed his trip to Piscataway.

When defensive back Wayne Morgan heard Rutgers coach Greg Schiano wanted him to visit campus before high school football started, he made the 45-minute trip to Piscataway as quickly as he could.

Since being ready to commit to Michigan, having the Wolverines back off and deciding to slow down his recruitment, Morgan said Rutgers was the school that stuck with him and showed the most consistent interest.

On his visit to the Hale Center last week, Morgan said he enjoyed more of the same contact with Rutgers on his unofficial visit.

"The visit was really good," Morgan said. "Coach Schiano wanted me to come check out their training camp. It's so easy for me to get to Rutgers, so I was excited to check it out again. I watched some practice and spent good time with the coaches."

Though Morgan said he enjoyed the visit, he said the visit was "nothing new."

"I've been to Rutgers so many times that I know what it's about there," Morgan said. "I love Rutgers. Coach Schiano said he really likes me."

Schiano and assistant coach Kyle Flood are the most involved with Morgan in his recruitment, he said, but added that he also is starting to get to know defensive backs coach Jeff Hafley.

"The coaches at Rutgers are great," Morgan said. "Coach Schiano is a great coach and all of them are really intense at practices. They've always been honest with me."

Morgan named Rutgers, Connecticut and Syracuse as the three schools he is most serious about right now, but said he needs to take some official visits before honing in on a planned postseason decision.

South Carolina, Alabama and Miami are three official visits Morgan hopes to take. He said he is not sure if he will take all five, but is considering all of the schools to offer him.

Morgan holds nine verbal offers from Division I schools, but Michigan pulled back on his recruitment during the summer. Rutgers, Connecticut and Syracuse are the most agressive in recruiting him, he said.

"My family thinks it's best for me to take my time and be sure that I find a school that's right for me," Morgan said.

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