Moran Shines at NFTC, Talks Wolverines

O'Fallon (Ill.) High 2016 running back Kentrail Moran shined at the NFTC Chicago, updates his recruitment with Michigan, talks possible visit and more.

O'Fallon (Ill.) High 2016 running back Kentrail Moran is quickly becoming one of the top prospects in the Midwest.

Last week, the four-star running back had an outstanding performance at NFTC Chicago, and was named one of the top underclassman in attendance by Scout national recruiting analyst Allen Trieu.

(Moran) made a few linebackers look silly in space, and this is in a ‘touch' setting," Trieu wrote. "Athletic, explosive and a great receiver destined to continue adding offers over the next two years."

Already with offers from Illinois and Northern Illinois, Moran said he used the competition at the NFTC to showcase his rising talent.

"There was great competition and a lot of great running backs," Moran said. "I just so happen to do well and perform better than most of them."

At 5-foot-11, 192-pounds, Moran has been in consistent contact with the Michigan coaching staff too. In fact, he has heard positive feedback from U-M assistant coach Jeff Hecklinski, who has stopped stop by to talk with Moran's coaches at O'Fallon in recent months.

"Coach Heck told me I was their No. 1 (running back in 2016)," Moran said. "He is just trying get through 2015 recruiting and then he'll get on me even more.

"It makes me feel really good (on the kind words from Heck). I am very high on Michigan. I really like Michigan. I look forward to getting up there soon."

Moran says he is planning a visit to Ann Arbor sometime in early June. And has been told he doesn't need to camp during his visit.

"I am going to be looking at their facilities, how the coaching staff is, and mostly if I feel very comfortable there," Moran said.

Moran has said in the past he would like to make a senior year final decision. However, he is still looking to add to his offer sheet before a final decision is made.

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