Morgan Gets UConn Offer, Plans January Visits

Dwayne Morgan picked up a UConn offer Saturday and is planning several official visits in January.

“UConn head coach Kevin Ollie offered and called [Saturday],” Dwayne Wise, Morgan’s AAU coach, told SNY.tv.

The 6-foot-7 small forward out of Baltimore St. Frances is ranked as the No. 18 player in the Rivals150 for 2014.

He now holds offers from UConn, Maryland, Georgetown, Florida, LSU, UNLV, Indiana, South Florida, Seton Hall, Missouri, N.C. State and San Diego State.

Under a new rule that allows juniors to begin taking official visits in January of their junior year, Morgan will take officials to UNLV, Missouri and Indiana next month, Wise said.

He will also take an unofficial to South Florida next month while at a tournament here.

Morgan has already taken unofficials to Georgetown, Seton Hall and Maryland.

“He’s a hybrid wing with range,” Wise said. “He’s very athletic defensively and can guard the 2-4 spots. He can be as good as Rudy Gay¬†with continued development.”

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5 comments
a57se
a57se

Other than Freeman, Hill and White, the Jets seem to be looking for a UDFA they might get lucky with.

a57se
a57se

This is a more extensive list then I had seen up to this point, nice work Steiny!

Still disappointed a few of my favorites didn't make the list......

funkymonk
funkymonk

Thanks Steiny! Your work is always appreciated.


I wouldn't mind a RB with one of those 6th round lottery comp picks, but wouldn't particularly like taking one any time before that, unless it's someone who can also make significant impact on KR/ST.


With all the talk about WR/CB/TE, I do think OL has been overlooked somewhat, and I think the Jets will draft OL earlier than most are expecting.


TOJ had some great articles about the top OL prospects:


http://turnonthejets.com/2014/05/2014-nfl-draft-interior-linemen/

http://turnonthejets.com/2014/05/2014-nfl-draft-offensive-tackles/