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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect interview: Ty Morgan, TE, University of West Alabama

West Alabama tight end/ H-back Ty Morgan is a solid pass catcher

West Alabama tight end/ H-back Ty Morgan is a solid pass catcher

NFL Draft Diamonds and our staff have been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 2 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. We have tons of NFL staff that read our interviews, and we actually received several of the questions from NFL scouts we speak too. This gives them a little bit more information regarding your character. We hope to bring you more than 300 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner.

What is your name? 

Ty Morgan

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’03” 242

What is your position? 

TE/H-back

Where do you play college football? 

University of West Alabama

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field? 

Participating in a local community at a summer football camp, it felt good to be involved with the kids. Kids make the game even more fun with their free spirits.

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

I would have to say Kinesiology. Just because our teacher wrote the book and gave us too many assignments.

Where are you from? 

I grew up in the small town of Sweet Water, Alabama.

Who is your role model, and why? 

Tom Brady, because he is the greatest of all time and no one expected him to be! He is the best because of his fierce competitiveness and hard work.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

As a kid I participated in TaeKwonDo until I was 12. Then I played baseball and basketball in high school.

Did you play any other positions in football? 

In middle school I was a QB/DB, then I grew taller and slower so I played linebacker and tight end in high school. In college I was a tight end for 4 years.

At your position, what separates you from others? 

What separates me from others is my ability to be versatile. I can be a tight end, fullback, or h-back.

When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

When breaking down film I just assess the opponents habits, strengths, and weaknesses.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Not one player stands out. Playing in the Gulf South Conference there is quality competition week in and week out.

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why? 

I feel like I could be a mix between John Kuhn and Owen Daniels.

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it? 

I guess the biggest obstacle in my life has been having my daughter. She was born the beginning of my junior year. It has been tough being a full time father, student, and football player, while my girlfriend is a full time student as well.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

I don’t have any pre-game rituals.

What is your biggest strength? 

I can block well from any position on the field. And I have been very durable during my college career. I started for 4 years and only missed one game.

What is your biggest weakness? 

My biggest weakness is bench press.

ty morganIf I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say? 

That they wouldn’t find a harder worker. I am accountable and dependable to any organization I am apart of. Every football program I have been apart of we have won championships so I know how to act, practice, and prepare like the best.

Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up? 

The New England Patriots.

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose? 

Drake, Jennifer Anniston, and Ronald Reagan

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

I would continue to live simple, and save to buy a house at the appropriate time.

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