Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Mitch Morse





MITCH MORSE



Fr., OL, 6-6, 280, Austin, Texas (St. Michael’s Catholic Academy)

Physically dominating lineman who is known for his outstanding technique, strength and quickness… ESPN.com ranks him as the nation’s No. 19 offensive tackle talent … Ranked by Rivals.com as the nation’s No. 51 offensive tackle prospect … Was a three-year starter on the offensive line who also starred on the defensive line as well, playing defensive tackle … Earned 1st-Team All-State honors as an offensive lineman each of his last two years, in addition to being a two-time 1st-Team All-District pick there … As a senior in 2009, added 1st-Team All-District honors as a defensive tackle to his resume … An outstanding student who twice won Academic All-State honors … A solid all-around athlete who also won multiple letters in both basketball and track and field … Was a state qualifier in the shot put … High school coach – Ed McCabe … Parents – Kevin & Catherine Morse … Interested in studying Hotel & Restaurant Management at Mizzou … Lists hobbies as weight lifting, sports, music, movies and the great outdoors … Chose Mizzou over Kansas, TCU, Stanford and Vanderbilt, among many others … Mentioned Mizzou’s academic opportunities, its beautiful campus and facilities, and the great attitudes of MU’s coaches and players that were big draws for him.