Morris: UCLA "Was Mind-Blowing"

Memphis (Tenn.) East offensive lineman Christian Morris committed to UCLA back in the summer and was in town over the weekend for his official visit...

Christian Morris is one of the nation's top tackle prospect and committed to UCLA last August. He took an official visit to Nebraska earlier in the year and made it to Westwood over the weekend.

"It was mind-blowing," Morris said. "I had an incredible time there, it was a great trip for me. I may still do a few more trips just because that's what I've always wanted to do but I feel really good about UCLA right now and that's where i'll be going.

"The game atmosphere blew me away. I had no idea it would be that loud and crazy there but the fans were great. UCLA played a great game and really impressed me, they controlled the game and looked dominant. I love the coaches at UCLA and it was fun hanging out with Coach Klemm. We have a real good relationship and I can't wait to play for him."

Morris said he connected well with the players on the team as well as the staff.

"Ishmael Adams was my host and he was real cool," Morris said. "At first I assumed I would have one of the lineman but they said Ish asked to host me so that was cool. I hung out with all the guys and they're were all great with me and made me feel very welcome, like I was part of the team already.

"UCLA has some young guys on the line but I'm coming in to compete. Coach Klemm told me if I'm the best guy, I'll play and said they're not afraid to play freshman at UCLA. They start two freshman tackles but Klemm said he wants me to have the mindset of coming in to win a job and that's what I plan to do."

Morris said he's still hoping to visit Oklahoma and Georgia but hasn't set dates with either school yet.

Greg Biggins has been covering recruiting for over 15 years, covering the West since the mid-1990's and currently serves as a national analyst for
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