Morgan Reviews Iowa Trip

Anthony Morgan used his first official visit to see Iowa during the weekend. The 2012 Texas Safety called the Hawkeyes his favorite and talked about his timeline for a decision.

Anthony Morgan came away impressed after seeing Iowa in April. The Hawkeyes topped themselves this weekend when the 2012 Texas Safety officially visited.

"I thought it was great," the 6-foot-2, 195-pounder from Plano said. "The players were cool. They were funny. The main thing was the fans. They were amazing. That was good."

Morgan watched Iowa knock off Northwestern, 41-31, in front of a lively, sold-out crowd.

"The atmosphere was amazing," he said. "I was going out there to see the atmosphere on a game day. That hit home. It was amazing."

True freshman Jacob Hillyer from San Antonio played host to Morgan, who asked what it was like being far from home.

"I asked if it affected him at all," Morgan said. "He said it didn't because when he went home during the summer, he wanted to get back to Iowa. That was good to hear."

Morgan said Iowa leads for his services at this point. He rated the Hawkeyes up at the top with Arizona last month. He set an official visit to see the Wildcats on Nov. 5 before they recently fired head coach Mike Stoops.

"The people that were recruiting me have kind of held that up because they're not sure they're going to be there after the season," Morgan said. "I don't know if that's going to happen.

"I'll have to see if they're still interested in me. We'll see when they get a new head coach."

Morgan said he's going to visit Baylor. The Bears and Arizona State are interested in him, he said, but they have not offered a scholarship.

"Arizona State has been sending me letters and I've kind of been off and on with Baylor," Morgan said. "Those are really the other schools in the picture right now."

The Iowa coaches asked Morgan about his time table for a decision.

"I told them December," he said. "I kind of want to wait until after the season."

After meeting with the Iowa coaches in April, Morgan said he felt comfortable talking to members of the staff on his official visit.

"I watched some film with Coach (Phil) Parker," Morgan said. "We went over the coverages that they run. I met with (head coach Kirk Ferentz) with my mom in his office. He's a very humble guy. That also was a good thing."

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