Morgan Makes Rutgers Visit; Talks Timetable

Franklin High (Somerset, N.J.) running back/cornerback Kye Morgan lives minutes from the Rutgers campus, and Saturday he made another visit to check out practice. And, he experienced some things he hadn't done on his other visits. Morgan spoke to ScarletReport.com about his trip, and he also talked about a timeframe for making a decision.

Franklin High (Somerset, N.J.) two-way standout Kye Morgan made plenty of trips to Rutgers, but Saturday's visit brought something new.

He sat in on the pre-practice meetings before heading out to watch practice, where he concentrated on a position he may wind up playing in college.

"I really liked the tempo of some of the things they did in the drills," Morgan said. "I watched the safeties, and I was checking out the techniques they were showing them."

But what stood out the most for the 5-foot-11, 180-pound Morgan was the defensive backs meeting.

"It was cool, actually," he said. "We watch film for football, but it wasn't like that, so it was a good experience. I didn't know how the meetings worked. It was on point. They were on time with everything. When they say the meeting starts at 8 a.m., it starts at 8 a.m."

Morgan, who holds a Rutgers, is being recruited as a cornerback, but he has the size and speed to play safety. He made 89 tackles and had two interceptions as a junior, and also ran for more than 1,000 yards and 17 touchdowns.

He not only sat in on meetings, but he talked with secondary coach Jeff Hafley and coach Greg Schiano, who is working with the defensive backs as well in practice.

"(Schiano) got them pumped up," Morgan said. "The practice was fun. I enjoyed watching it. Every practice I've been to, it seemed to be like that."

Morgan added he will make more visits to Rutgers this spring, especially since he lives close by, and will also take trips to Boston College and Virginia, both of which offered.

Wisconsin and Illinois (offered) want Morgan to visit in the spring or summer, but he is unsure if he will do it because of the travel distance.

"I'm probably going to make (a decision) after the season," Morgan said. "I want to make sure that's what I want to do. I'm interested in all the schools right now."


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