Westfield WR/DB Taylor Morin makes a snag (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)
Taylor Morin will continue to wear black and gold as he makes his move to college
by Andy Hilton, recruit757
Taylor Morin (2019 WR 5-11 170) is a winner.
His Westfield High School team is the three-time state champion at the highest level of football in Virginia. He could close out his high school career by going four-for-four this fall.
As a junior wide receiver, Morin reeled in 53 catches for 840 yards and nine touchdowns in a 15 game season. That was enough to win him First Team All-State honors as a wide receiver, and he did double duty, earning a Second Team All-State selection as a defensive back in 2017.
The winning tradition in Black and Gold could carry over to his college career. While Wake Forest can’t boast quite the same level of success as Westfield, the Deamon Deacons have been a winner under head coach Dave Clawson, going 15-11 over the past two seasons with bowl wins in each season.
Morin visited Wake Forest last week, picked up an offer, and committed to the Deacs on Wednesday.
“I felt like I was at home when I was on campus and after they offered, I knew that was the place for me,” said Morin. “I was at camp last Wednesday and they offered on Thursday.”
Prior to the Wake Forest offer, Morin had already piled up a good list, including James Madison, Lehigh, Penn, Albany, Bucknell, Dartmouth, Campbell, Sacred Heart, Elon, Harvard, Monmouth, Georgetown, Holy Cross, Yale, New Hampshire, Richmond, Brown, Army, UMass, William and Mary, Fordham and Princeton. Wake Forest was the first ACC school to offer, but it was easy for Taylor to see a good fit.
“I will be playing in the slot as well as contributing on special teams,” he said. “I look forward to competing for a spot.”
Taylor Morin has been a competitor at every level he’s played. Why should we expect his tenure at Wake Forest to be any different?
– Andy Hilton
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