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October 18, 2012

Cristian Morris A Top 2 Way Star

 

 

 

 

This week we had Cristian Morris as a Friday Nights Best nominee in consideration for our Player of The Week.  He is 6'0" and 185 and proved out at a 4.5 laser at the SPARQ Combine.  

Something few other backs in this Region did.  He leads the #1 ranked Sherwood Bowmen and was lights out last week against #4 Wilsonville. 

Cristian had 11 carries for 132 yards and 3 TD"s to lead the way in the 35-14 win.  More importanly he had 2 crucial picks in the win.  That is the sort of player that he is.  Next to Tyner he is probably the most complete offensive wepaon in the State or at least in a very small group.

Here is other notes in our Interview tonight with Crisitan Morris of Sherwood.

NAME:
  Cristian Morris
 
Height – Weight- Speed – Strength
  6 ft 180lbs 
4.56 40 yrd electronic
11.02a 100m 
280 lb benchpress
385 squat
37 in vert
ON: Is there any recent news on the Collegiate front?
 

Oregon State-interested
Columbia-interested
Cal-interested
Portland State-interested
BYU-interested

A Variety of Other Schools Are Close

ON: How the Off Season Went?
  Went to NFTC at U of O and did well. Went to an Invite camp at OSU too.  

 

Doubles went great. work outs everyday with my team, and my trainer Bobby Welsh helped me a lot.

What Position(s) will you be playing this season?
  Running back, Slot, Corner
ON: Are you happy with your progress?
  I have been getting stronger and faster. and footwork is improving.  I am 100% healthy now and feeling great!
On: What is your favorite part of the Football season?
  Home Opener-  and the huge win we just pulled off at Wilsonville.
In a year from now what do you want to look back on and remember about this season that is just ahead?
  Hopefully making it to State!
Name some guys who you have been impressed with on your team? Any surprises or young guys standing out?
  Cyrus Mooney (FS- SR) and Keegan Lawrence (FS/HB JR) and Scott Skurdahl (LB/HB JR)
ON: Why should a college recruit you when there are so many kids out there? What sets you apart?
  My Competitive edge and drive to be always the best.

Update for the Remainder of the Year:  

"We have Sandy this week and then we have Putnam to finish off the of the regular season and then on to the playoffs!  We are all really excited for this playoff season too."

Who MIght be close

I think Columbia of the Ivy League is pretty close to working something out for me.  That would be awesome. I am currently a 3.8 GPA.  student and want to  Study marketing and go on to work in the business side of Sports .

What Position is best for you in College?

Running Back is great.  But I think as a slot my skills are best put to work.  My reach, long arms, ability to catch and stride out and just overall that slot is a great spot too.

Stats so Far?

So I have only had 50 touches this season.  Beacuse of our offense a lot of guys get into the action which is great.  I have 850 yards.  But look at my average.  17 yards every time I touch the ball and 10 TD's.  That is the stats I am proud of.  That is the best yards per carry I think.

I also have had 5 catches for 135 yards and 2 more TD's.  I am playing defense too.  Last week I had two big picks to help us shut down Wilsonville.  So I have had a lot of action.

Final Thoughts:

I know I had a knee injury my Junior year and that cost me the season.  BUt it is 100% and I feel so strong.  No one should have any concerns about my knee.  I am ready to move on next year.  Gotta get to State first.  This is our only goal!

Check Out This Post Game Award and Speech from Last Week!  Rivalry Game Champions!

 

 

 
About the Author

Dirk is a lifelong resident of the Pacific NW; athlete and Merit scholar. He runs camps, clinics, and has been a sports writer and analyst for nearly a decade now; mostly with Rivals.com as the editor of OregonPreps and WashingtonPreps.com. Dirk is the founder of NWPR & BrainChampions.org; a charity for injured athletes suffering from Brain Trauma / Concussion. He is a father of three and married.

 

 



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