Moorman sees "insane" atmosphere at MSU

Northville (Mich.) junior offensive lineman takes a lot of good things away from another MSU visit and talks about what he is hearing about a possible offer from the Spartans.

Northville junior offensive lineman David Moorman has been to Michigan State before and on quite a few college visits, but Saturday in East Lansing took things up a notch.

"I had never been to a rivalry game before and I was at Ohio State the week before and this was 10 times better," he said. "The intensity of the stadium and the intensity of the fans, it was awesome.

"The game was awesome. Michigan State rolled over Michigan, which usually is good to see. The atmosphere was insane. It was just a crazy and a great time."

The 2015 prospect, who has offers from Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan and Western Michigan, also noted a couple of other parts that were favorites on the visit.

One of them was taking in the Spartans' basketball practice Saturday morning.

"My dad coaches a middle school basketball team so he was with me on the visit and we were just loving it because we grew up a fan of coach (Tom) Izzo and he's a legend, a great guy and a great coach," Moorman said. "Seeing the way he interacts with the team and how much of a football fan he is was really cool."

Following the basketball practice came another major highlight for the 6-foot-5, 275-pound lineman.

"We took a bus to the Kellogg Center and we took a walk with team the team to the game and through campus," he said. "That was insane and probably my favorite part. There were so many fans congratulating you and saying come to MSU. That was a lot of fun."

He then took in a strong showing from MSU – especially up front from the offensive linemen.

""Michigan State's offensive line looked great, especially in the second half – they just dominated," he said. "They are really big and they are really solid around.

"I don't think they let up a sack the entire game. Their form was good and they were able to protect (Connor) Cook really well and they were able to win up front to create holes for Langford to run through because he had a good game."

With his junior season in the books now – and a successful one for Northville – Moorman could be getting close to more offers, including one from MSU.

"They came to one of my practices and they were just watching," said Moorman, adding that coach Terry Samuel took a tape of the practice to review. "I've talked to them and offer talks have kept going and they are getting better and better every time I talk to them. I think they're going to offer eventually.

"I've gotta send them my final film. I'm working on that right now. Hopefully, they'll like it and hopefully we can talk offer during the Minnesota game."

Moorman also saw Ohio State take down Penn State the week before his Michigan State visit.

"It was a lot of fun," he said. "Their facilities are very nice and coach (Urban) Meyer runs a really good program, so it was a great time."

He also has taken other visits during the season to Indiana, Michigan and Western Michigan and has a few more coming up.

"I'm going to Michigan again this weekend and Illinois and Toledo has a Tuesday game next week that I'm going to," he said. "I think I have Central Michigan the next week and then Michigan State the last game of the year."

For now, Moorman is just soaking it all in and enjoying the opportunities at hand.

"I'm just enjoying it and I love football and experiencing campuses on game day and loving it."


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