Moses to Put Recruiting on the Backburner?

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The state’s top rated offensive line recruit takes the field on Thursday, in what will be the start to his senior season at Meadowbrook High School (Richmond, VA). 6-7, 340-pound Morgan Moses is anxious for the regular season opener, which will be against rival L.C. Bird.

Moses believes he “started slow” in preseason practice but has since picked up the form that earned him VHSCA first-team all-state honors last season as a junior.

“I’m picking up speed,” Moses said. “I’ve been up thinking about the football team and dealing with the recruiting side of things, which is why I started off slow. I started to think more about the football team. I’m going to stick recruiting to the side a little bit. I’m going to put everything through [Meadowbrook Head] Coach [Bill] Bowles.”

Following Thursday night’s game, Moses plans to be in Charlottesville on Saturday to watch the University of Virginia host Southern Cal. Beyond that, he does not have anything planned in the way of recruiting visits for the near future.

“I’m going there to have some fun,” Moses said of UVa’s season opener. “Me and a couple of my teammates will probably go up.

Moses recently visited Virginia for its Meet the Team day on August 12th.

“It was good,” Moses reflected. “I just hung out with the coaches. A couple of people recognized me and I signed a few autographs. I guess I’m tough to miss (laughs).”

Boasting offers from Clemson, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Virginia, Virginia Tech and West Virginia, among others, Moses has yet to narrow his long list of schools but is in the process of doing just that. He has taken visits to Florida, Maryland, Miami, Tennessee, Virginia, Virginia Tech and West Virginia.

“I’m narrowing it down a little bit, but I’m still putting teams into place,” Moses said. “I still need to see some places. I’m still pretty open.”

Recently, rumors have surfaced that Virginia Tech