Grayson Morgan Picks Up More Offers

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Grayson Morgan
Offensive Line, Class of  2022
Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN
6-6, 255

The scholarship offers have continued to come for Montgomery Bell Academy (Tenn.) 2022 offensive tackle Grayson Morgan, who is now at 18. But his recruitment hasn’t made much progress, as he’s been a bit busy.

Morgan and his basketball teammates just won the TSSAA Division II Class AA State Championship on March 6. It was the culmination of a trying season due to the pandemic, but certainly rewarding. Now, as Morgan refocuses on his football future, he’s patiently waiting for the opportunity to see schools in-person, as well as move his recruitment forward.

“I haven’t gotten into looking at specific schools, but my three big things are what the culture is around the school and the academics,” Morgan said. “I come from a good academic school, and that’s always been important. Then, how is the program going to get me better on and off the field?”

Morgan said he’s yet to see any schools first-hand, but he did have virtual visits within the past two weeks with Memphis and Appalachian State. Both at least gave him some idea of what to expect from both options.

“Being virtual, it’s kind of hard to get the aspect of everything,” Morgan said. “I’m starting to realize almost every D-I team has good facilities. All of them have great things. They have so many different things. Memphis is a big school, and their facilities are nice. App State, that’s a small, college town with a couple of other schools. It’s just neat to see the differences between the two.”

Virginia Tech just jumped in the fray with a scholarship offer on March 12, and while the Hokies have him interested, he’s yet to see many details.

“I’ve not had the chance to look that much at all yet,” Morgan said. “I’ll definitely do some research. They’re a great school, and they’re graduating a bunch of people. It might be a good opportunity for me to get in there and start playing early.”

Assistant coach Vance Vice made the offer, but Morgan said their conversations have been somewhat brief so far as both parties get to know each other.

“I’ve got a straightforward vibe from him,” Morgan said. “He’s a nice dude and he wants