D1 recruit to take flight at Air Force

Senior Price Morgan plans to play football for Air Force Academy next year

By Colton Lovelace

Playing division one football is every young football player’s dream, and for senior linebacker Price Morgan, his dreams came true after many years of dedication and hard work late last year when he committed to the Air Force Academy.

The Air Force Academy, a very prestigious college, plays in the Mountain West Conference, which is one of the tougher conferences to play in.

Morgan had many offers to choose from, including an offer from Wyoming, and he also had interest from nearby Kansas State, but Air Force had the “wow factor” from the first time they offered him last October.

“They absolutely wowed me,” Morgan said. “After visiting campus I got a great feel of what they had to offer me as a student, athlete and just the opportunities it would open for me down the road.”

Morgan signed during the middle of the basketball season, which took a huge weight off of his shoulders.

“Signing day was a huge relief for me,” he said. “Picking a school has been a main focus in my life for years and to have that decision finally set was a great feeling.”

Senior Ivan Hollins, who has played with Price since freshman year, commended him for being such a great teammate and never backing down from his goal.

“I’m extremely proud of him,” Hollins said. “All of the hard work he’s put in has finally paid off. He’s a great teammate and extremely unselfish. He never once cared about his individual stats, he always cared about the team first.”

Morgan’s official report date is June 30, but he’ll report earlier to get acclimated and get a little extra work in before summer workouts start.

“I’ve been working out a lot since the end of the season,” he said. “It’s all just been trying to prepare myself for the next level and be the best I can be.”