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4-star quarterback MJ Morris commits to NC State

Crank the commitment siren!

Tampa Bay Lightning v Carolina Hurricanes - Game Two Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images

NC State is off and running in June with the verbal commitment of class of 2022 quarterback MJ Morris, who chose the Wolfpack over Georgia Tech and Nebraska. Morris is a four-star recruit in the 247Sports composite rankings.

Morris is also a baseball player, and based on the above image, I wonder if he’s also hoping to play for Elliott Avent’s club. (If Avent gave a helping hand in his recruitment, that wouldn’t be surprising, either.)

Morris hails from Pace Academy in Atlanta, and is listed at 6’2 and 190 pounds by 247Sports. He’s a consensus top-15 quarterback in the ‘22 class and possesses the mobility necessary to make him a dual-threat QB in college.

Here’s what Morris had to say about NC State a couple of weeks ago:

I have a great relationship with coach Beck and coach Doeren. They have not only built a great relationship with me but my mom and my dad and that’s special and means a lot to me. I don’t think you can find a better head coach than coach Doeren. He has put 4-5 quarterbacks in the NFL and for me, I call NC State ‘QBU’ (QB University) and that’s obviously my goal too.

And here are some highlights from his sophomore year: