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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

D.J. Morgan

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
USCCOMMITTED (09/18/2008)Offered01/15/2010Todd McNair
Arizona St.NoneOffered11/27/2009Eric Yarber
CaliforniaNoneOfferedNone
DukeNoneOfferedNone
FloridaNoneOfferedNone
Kansas St.NoneOfferedNone
OregonNoneNone
StanfordNoneOfferedNone
TennesseeNoneOfferedNone
WashingtonNoneOfferedNone

Scouting Report on D.J. Morgan

How we scouted: Film footage, In-person visits, Game setting, Campby Barry Every - 08/13/2009
  • SpeedBlue Chip
  • SizeDivision I Player
  • StrengthDivision I Player
  • AgilityBlue Chip
  • ElusivenessBlue Chip
On the Hoof: Has a smaller, lean upper body, but his lower half is much more developed and ready to take the punishment of college football. Right now he is built more like a smaller slot receiver or defensive back.
Needs Improvement: Will need to add serious upper body muscle mass if he is going to touch the ball more than 10 times a game early in his career.
Most Impressive: Possesses excellent speed and change of direction, causing defenders to snap off at the ankles trying to tackle him.
Conclusion: Most likely a red-shirt candidate unless he physically matures as a senior. Regardless, Morgan should make a dangerous return man and excellent third-down back because of his pass-catching abilities and elusiveness. Few people are as electric with the ball in their hands as Morgan is.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

Latest News

Position recruiting breakdown: Offense02/05/2010 Rivals.com Football Recruiting

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D.J. Morgan gets reassurance01/18/2010USCFootball.com
Brown meets the Kiffins01/17/2010USCFootball.com
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Morgan to headline key visit weekend at ASU11/24/2009ASUDevils.com
Category rankings: Running backs11/10/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Video: Morgan Impresses11/09/2009Rivals.com
Video: Morgan Runs Wild10/21/2009Rivals.com
Morgan adds to an army of skill10/08/2009USCFootball.com
Morgan third Taft star to get Army invite10/08/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
USC/OSU: Recruiting Aftermath09/14/2009USCFootball.com
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Sun Devils in the Details08/17/2009USCFootball.com
D.J. Morgan talks ASU08/17/2009ASUDevils.com
Farrell: Impressions from the road08/07/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Calif. state ranking loaded with talent08/05/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Best of Top Gun Camp: Offense08/05/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
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N.C., Conn. prospects take hardware at Top Gun08/01/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
FBU Top Gun Camp: Friday Hot 1107/31/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Defensive line shines in Top Gun Camp07/30/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Big names arrive at FBU Top Gun07/29/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Previewing Rising Stars: Offense06/23/2009USCFootball.com
Rivals.com Recruiting Roundtable: Part II05/16/2009Rivals.com College Football
San Diego State remains on Clay's list of schools05/09/2009AztecSportsReport.com
Inititial position rankings for 2010 released05/07/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
New five-star CB among moves in Rivals10005/05/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
SC commit racing through the 11004/14/2009USCFootball.com
Initial 2010 Rivals100 big on Texas talent03/11/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Video: D.J. Morgan totes the rock03/03/2009Rivals.com
USC Targets Spotlight FBU02/24/2009USCFootball.com
Photos: FBU at the Coliseum02/23/2009USCFootball.com
Baxter Eager to Meet Bates02/17/2009USCFootball.com
CIF Playoff Dream Matchups11/21/2008USCFootball.com
Video: Morgan Totes the Rock10/29/2008Rivals.com
USC's Next: Patrick Hall10/23/2008USCFootball.com
Recruiting Op: Bucking the Trend10/16/2008USCFootball.com
TAFT: Serra Blow-Out Not All Bad10/13/2008SouthernCaliforniaPreps
Following the Future: Defense Dominates10/13/2008USCFootball.com
Taft Defense Prevails With Morgan Corralled10/06/2008SouthernCaliforniaPreps
ROUND-UP: Taft, Carson, Dorsey09/29/2008SouthernCaliforniaPreps
USC gets No. 2 for 201009/17/2008USCFootball.com
Sounds Around San Diego, LA City Sections09/16/2008SouthernCaliforniaPreps
Team Preview: Taft09/08/2008CaliforniaPreps.com
Morgan on track to be national recruit09/03/2008USCFootball.com
Rising Stars Preview06/24/2008USCFootball.com
California skill impressive at Carson NUC03/26/2008Rivals.com Football Recruiting

Stats

RushingReceiving
Year AttYdsTDNoYdsTD
2008 (Jr.)2121,84126325837
2007 (So.)1731,17310192303

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