Lancaster (Calif.) Antelope Valley tight end Moses Robinson-Carr is a dying breed.
With high school football programs running various versions of the spread offense, big pro-style tight ends are in short supply. Thus, it didn’t take USC long to offer the 6-foot-5, 240-pound junior a scholarship.
“I really wasn’t expecting it,” said Robinson-Carr. “The tight ends coach hit my on Twitter and asked me to call him. I called him and he put the head coach on the phone.
“He informed me that they were offering me a scholarship. I was totally surprised. I’m kind of new to recruiting and college football. I don’t want to give out bad information, but I know USC is a big school.
“I’m truly blessed to get that offer and really excited to get down there and meet the coaches at some point this spring. Me and my coat have already talked about it, so I’m trying to get down there for a visit soon.”
Robinson-Carr now has nine scholarship offers with USC, Wyoming, Texas A&M, Tennessee and Oregon being the latest.
“I’m making plans to go see Colorado State and Tennessee,” said Robinson-Carr. “I’ll probably go see UCLA too. Right now I’m just taking everything in and seeing what scholarship are still coming.”
And there are several schools that could potentially add to his list of scholarship offers in the near future.
“I’ve been talking to UCLA, Alabama and Michigan,” said Robinson-Carr. “Those schools have been direct messaging me, so hopefully one of those three will be coming in with an offer soon.”
Robinson-Carr’s frame allows him the ability to play either side of the football, although he does have a preference.
“I’m very versatile, so most school ask me which side of the ball I see myself playing on,” said Robinson-Carr. “I see myself as a tight end, but they ask what position I would prefer to play in college.”
While playing the tight end position and catching touchdown passes is what interests Robinson-Carr. on the field, he does have some requirements in a school off the field as well.
“The thing I’m looking for is a school that will further my education in the program i want to major in,” said Robinson-Carr.. “The thing I want ti major in is business. I will look the schools that have my major.
“I also want to be somewhere that’s family oriented. Really, I just want to go somewhere I fit in. I want to feel comfortable around the coaches and players, so that’s going to be the main thing I look for.”