UM Lands Commitment

The University of Miami landed another huge commitment on Sunday when Estero offensive lineman Derrick Morse announced for the Hurricanes after spending four hours in the office of head coach Larry Coker. Read on to what Morse had to say about his decision, which came one day after he watched his future team pound the University of Florida.

One of the top offensive line prospects emerging for the state of Florida is Derrick Morse from Estero, Florida. Morse, 6-5 and 305 pounds, pulled the commitment trigger today and pledged his college services to the Miami Hurricanes.

"I went to Miami today and met with Coach Coker and Kehoe," said Morse. "I shook their hands and told them I am coming. I am so pumped that I do not think I will be able to sleep tonight."

Morse actually was in Gainesville last night for the Florida/Miami game. On the drive home, he told his father he wanted to go to Miami tomorrow and personally commit to the Hurricane coaches.

"Miami came to my spring game, they said they would offer if I took an unofficial to their campus and they did. On September 1st, they called and I spoke with Coach Coker and Kehoe on the phone for about an hour. I almost committed then but I wanted to do it in person. So we went there today and I spent about four hours with the coaches and talked with some players. I just couldn't wait any longer."

Morse said he committed to Miami over Clemson. Estero High School lost their first game of the season 32-7 to Naples this past Friday night.

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