Class of 2017 DE Zach Morton (MI) VERBALLED TO SYRACUSE

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  1. CuseLegacy

    CuseLegacy Twitter Wizard Staff Member

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    Not everyone lives on twitter or subscribes to paysites. Some people actually have a life. ;)
    Plus you can get news alerts from newspapers.

    And with that enough said about how we find out who is offered or commits.
     
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    It looks like he has the frame to get up to 250/260/270 eventually. He's incredible lanky in his highlights so I can't imagine putting on extra weight would hurt him that much. He's already at 225 according to Scout so I'd expect him to be a DE.
     
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    Sure thing, CuseLegacy. (I don't subscribe to any paysites. I get most of my info here and on Twitter.)

    Thank you for all that you do!
     
  4. TheCusian

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    Hey man, just trying to help. Faster info = more in the loop = better experience.

    Sorry for the hijack, everyone.
     
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    After watching the hudl tape, I have mixed feelings. Looks to have good size for the de position and displays some physicality (particularly on one play when he blows through the line to make a play in the backfield).

    But on many of these highlights, he's not finishing the play at all--either running by the QB or RB or not being in any sort of position to make a play. Don't know why these were considered "highlights."

    When he does get by the line, many times he's not even blocked or the play is designed to not specifically block him (screen play). You can't tell much from that stuff.

    Many times when he goes to make the tackle, he is arm wrapping and displays a lack of strength to bring down the ball carrier.

    Anyway, my thoughts. He looks like a player with potential though--hence the 3 star rating.
     
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    Looks like a young Jo Jo Wooden.
     
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    Zach, welcome to the Syracuse Football family. Go Orange!

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    This staff seems to have the ability to see and offer a kid before the recruiting services catch up. Devito and this kid both performed very well at these camps.

    Bodes well
     
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    Sorry, but didn't this camp happen AFTER he committed?
     
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    Ssshhhhhhh
     
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    This is true, Chicago was after commitment. He did make the final cut for DL at the Columbus combine (didn't win DL MVP like chicago) week before and I believe he committed right after that so maybe this guy was a little confused.
     
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    LOL...well it made a good story. ;)

    I should have known when I saw who the tweeter was.
     
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    1:54 mark
     
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    Gross
     

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