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Anyone think that Morgan gets on an NFL team this year? Whether late round pick or UDFA. I could see him on a practice squad.
Doubt Morgan gets drafted but think he will get looks from NFL teams and could maybe find his way onto a roster. There are a lot of QBs bouncing around the NFL that didn't have prolific college careers but fit a mold that a team is looking for in a backup.
 

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I just don't think he has elite arm talent.

Lot of competition. It's the elite of the elite.

Definitely could still see him get invited to a fall camp. Good luck to him!
 







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So Morgan will play in 2 all star games? Is that normal? I guess I hadn't heard of that before.
I was surprised to see that as well. Maybe it happens all the time and we just weren't paying attention.

Guess you have to give the teams a name but why call them East/West if it isn't determined by the location of the school? Unless they are implying the the U campus is dead center :)
 

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I was surprised to see that as well. Maybe it happens all the time and we just weren't paying attention.

Guess you have to give the teams a name but why call them East/West if it isn't determined by the location of the school? Unless they are implying the the U campus is dead center :)
St. Paul Campus vs West Bank?
 



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So Morgan will play in 2 all star games? Is that normal? I guess I hadn't heard of that before.
Another chance to show pro coaches you can play. Congrats to Tanner Morgan TM2. More eyes on you from pro scouts and coaches the better. Falcons need a QB so great opportunity in front of that staff!
 
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I just don't think he has elite arm talent.

Lot of competition. It's the elite of the elite.

Definitely could still see him get invited to a fall camp. Good luck to him!
He definitely has elite arm talent. We've seen him make every throw he will need to thrive on an NFL roster. That won't be the issue.
 


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He definitely has elite arm talent. We've seen him make every throw he will need to thrive on an NFL roster. That won't be the issue.
No he doesn't its below average, please watch other college QBS and NFL QBs. The quality of throws they consistently make is crazy
 



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Morgan drafted? No way. I suspect he will be invited to a camp, take some preseason snaps, and then move on in life (like ML7 did). He had a successful college career, but really doesn’t have the size or talent to play on Sunday.
 

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Morgan drafted? No way. I suspect he will be invited to a camp, take some preseason snaps, and then move on in life (like ML7 did). He had a successful college career, but really doesn’t have the size or talent to play on Sunday.
While I do think he has a stronger arm and is faster than a lot of people give him credit for, I think you are probably correct in this assessment.
 

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While I do think he has a stronger arm and is faster than a lot of people give him credit for, I think you are probably correct in this assessment.
I dunno. Just looking at the Vikes roster...they've had Sean Mannion, Nate Stanley, David Blough, etc. on their roster recently to some extent.

Is Morgan that much worse than those types? I think he could be a backup QB.
 


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I dunno. Just looking at the Vikes roster...they've had Sean Mannion, Nate Stanley, David Blough, etc. on their roster recently to some extent.

Is Morgan that much worse than those types? I think he could be a backup QB.
I doubt it, at least not right away. His best bet is he gets invited to camp, plays well enough to stay on a practice squad and then get elevated to a roster with an injury at some point. Even that though is unlikely IMO but you never know.
 

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I dunno. Just looking at the Vikes roster...they've had Sean Mannion, Nate Stanley, David Blough, etc. on their roster recently to some extent.

Is Morgan that much worse than those types? I think he could be a backup QB.
Yeah, I think people would be surprised if they really dug deep into some of the backup QBs floating around out there.

The truly elite top end QBs are pretty few and far between. the pickings get pretty slim once you get beyond those guys and when you start to get to #2 and #3 guys it can get really dicey.

Morgan may or may not make it in the NFL. Just has to find one team that likes what he brings to the table and he could end up in a backup QB role which to me might be one of the greatest jobs in the entire world. You get paid a sh!t ton of money to never get hit (although with the way the NFL is trending we may reach a time soon when starters can't get hit either).
 

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I dunno. Just looking at the Vikes roster...they've had Sean Mannion, Nate Stanley, David Blough, etc. on their roster recently to some extent.

Is Morgan that much worse than those types? I think he could be a backup QB.
Stanley Size and Arm, Mannion Size and Arm, Blough your right hes a surprise, anything is possible but its unlikely Morgan sticks to an NFL roster IMO. I will say Morgans a good lockerroom guy and if he can master an NFL style offense maybe could be a backup
 

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Stanley Size and Arm, Mannion Size and Arm, Blough your right hes a surprise, anything is possible but its unlikely Morgan sticks to an NFL roster IMO. I will say Morgans a good lockerroom guy and if he can master an NFL style offense maybe could be a backup
He still has the pen in his hand, and can still add chapter(s) to his story. A Western Michigan commit, to a Gopher backup to, a Gopher star to...

Backup NFL QB still says you are top 64. Not bad if he gets there.

Already exceeded expectations!
 




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