One of fastest rising 2016 Student Athletes out of the State of Texas is Nate Morris a 6’9″ Forward Lancaster HS. Nate Morris has been showing out and caught the attention of Mid Major Hoops Report this High School Season. Mid Major Hoops Report has brought him to our “Players Corner” where we at MMHR are proud to highlight him as one of the up and coming prospects in the 2016 Class….
MMHR: What is your official height and weight?
Nate Morris: 6’9″. 235 lbs.
MMHR: What position do you see yourself playing in college?
NM: I see myself playing as a power forward.
MMHR: What AAU team are you playing with this year?
NM: I will be playing with the Dallas Mustangs this summer.
MMHR: Describe your game for coaches and fans who haven’t seen you play yet?
NM: I am an unselfish player. It is more about winning as a team than looking good as a player. I am more of a defensive player than an offensive one.
MMHR: What makes you stand out the most from other players you compete against?
NM: I play with lots of heart. I am determined to get stops on defense. I go all out every time I step on the floor.
MMHR: What part of your game do you feel like you’ve improved on the most in
the last year?
NM: In the last year I have improved on my overall coordination and agility.
MMHR: What aspect of your game are you working the hardest on to improve?
NM: I am working hard to improve.
MMHR: What schools have shown strong interest so far?
NM:Texas A&M, SMU, UT, OSU, Universtiy of Houston, Kansas State, Creighton, Tulsa, Penn State, TCU, LSU
MMHR: Do you have a top five to ten schools you’re looking at right now?
NM: Right now I really have no preference on where I won’t to go to school.
MMHR: What schools have you visited? Do you have any visits planned for the
NM: I have visited OSU, & Baylor.
MMHR: Would you prefer to play college basketball close to home, or is that
not a factor for you?
NM: I am open to going away from home to college.
MMHR: How hard do you work on your game? How much time do you put in?
NM: I am in the gym multiple times a day.
MMHR: How old were you when you first picked up a basketball?
NM: I started playing rec ball when I was 6. But I didn’t start playing AAU until 6th grade.
MMHR: What things are really important to you when it comes to choosing where
to play college basketball?
NM: Choosing a college
MMHR: Who are some of the mentors who helped you get to where you are right
NM: Coach Miles
MMHR: What’s your favorite moment as a basketball player so far?
NM: Playing on varsity as a freshman.
MMHR: What are your short term goals as a basketball player?
NM: For my team to make it to the state tournament this year.
MMHR: What are your long term goals?
NM: To have the honor of playing in the NBA.
Special thanks to the Morris family for allowing us to interview Nate Morris. Good Luck, the rest of the season.