Western Michigan continues to impress on the recruiting trail, this time landing a commitment from 3-star quarterback Tanner Morgan.
Morgan chose the Broncos over reported offers from Akron, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Louisville, and Wake Forest. He is rated a 3-star recruit by 247Sports, Scout, and is considered a top 55 quarterback by both sites.
According to 247Sports, Morgan is now WMU's highest rated commit. The 6-foot-2 205 pound quarterback currently attends Ryle high school located in Union, Kentucky.
With 14 commitments at the beginning of March, WMU is once again experiencing great success on the recruiting trail. Look for the Broncos to become more selective about who they offer and accept commitments from as their class is already almost full. However, as we all know de-commitments are inevitable at the MAC level which will be something to monitor moving forward with this class.
On one side, the news of Morgan's commitment is very exciting as he is a highly-touted quarterback, however on the other side of things it is a bit interesting considering the Broncos already have a quarterback committed for this cycle, Reyondous Estes. Estes and Morgan play two completely different styles as Estes is more of a scrambler while Morgan is a pocket-passer. Upon his commitment, he told Hustle Belt that playing quarterback in college was a big part of his decision and WMU was recruiting him for QB while other schools wanted him to switch positions at the next level. Now with Morgan in the fold, it will be interesting to see if WMU still gives Estes a shot at QB or if they try to convince him to switch positions. On the flip side, it will be interesting to see if Estes sticks with his decision, or considers other options with Signing Day still a long ways away. It is definitely possible that Western Michigan signs two quarterbacks this recruiting cycle, especially considering the two different playing styles.
Meanwhile, back to Morgan. Considering he chose WMU over Louisville and Wake Forest is huge news for Broncos fans, however this is something they've grown accustomed to with coach Fleck at the helm.
Check out Morgan for yourself by watching his junior highlights courtesy of Hudl: