May 30, 2006

Q & A with Derrick Morgan

Coatesville, Pa. defensive end Derrick Morgan (6-4, 260) spoke with BWI Monday night about his recruitment.

Here are some of the questions and answers from the interview:

BWI: How many offers do you have and who were the latest schools to offer you?

Morgan: "I have 19-20 offers. The latest were from Michigan, Maryland and Cincinnati. Miami also called and I talked to Coach [Larry] Coker."

BWI: Do you have any schools that stand out at this point?

Morgan: "There are some schools that I'm more interested in, but I'm going to announce them at the beginning of the summer."

BWI: What schools have you been to thus far?

Morgan: "I've been to Penn State and Syracuse. I'm planning to go to Pitt in June. I'm also going to the N.C. State and Penn State camps."

BWI: What are the most important things you are looking for in a school?

Morgan: "The first thing is the academics and how much my degree is going to matter. Then, it's hard to make an impact early, but I want to make an impact in my first year."

BWI: Do you think your style of play is comparable to anyone?

Morgan: "I don't try to copycat anybody's style. I just try to create my own style of play."

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