Bulldogs Strike Gold in Bayou State

Mississippi State hosted some three dozen prospects for the Bulldogs' junior day event. One of the most highly coveted prospects in attendance was Parkway High (LA) corner C.J. Morgan. Morgan had already reeled in a double digit scholarship offers prior to his arrival in Starkville, but before the rising star returned to Shreveport, he made the decision to be a Bulldog.

C.J. Morgan profile

"Honestly, I had been thinking about committing before this," Morgan explained. "I had been looking forward to this day and I was thinking about committing today. It was already on my mind. After we got here, we were on the field watching the highlight video on the jumbotron and I thought that it was time to do it.

"I talked to my dad and I told him what I was thinking. He asked me if I was ready to make an adult decision and if I was sure about what I wanted to do. I told him that I was ready to make this decision and he gave me the thumbs up to do it."

Morgan has the talent and versatility to play a number of positions on the college level, but it appears that Mississippi State assistant Deshea Townsend will get the chance to coach Morgan during his Mississippi State career.

"Playing for Coach Townsend is a big part of things for me," Morgan shared. "He played in the league for 13 years, so he knows what it takes to get there. I know that he get the most out of me and coach me to be the best that I can be."

Morgan chose the Bulldogs over offers from Cal, Houston, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, Nebraska, San Diego State, Southern Miss and UCLA among others. The star DB is already working to do his part to help the Mississippi State 2016 signing class a successful one.

"As soon as I committed, I started working on Chanse Sylvie and Greedy Williams from Calvary," Morgan said. "I am going to help the coaches recruit as much as I can, so we can have the best class possible. I am really excited about it."

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