December 12, 2012

DE, Cody Moorhead discusses Army

Defensive end Cody Moorhead, who just picked up another offer (Idaho), declared that Army remains atop his list of schools.

"Army remains high on my list ... my two top schools right are Army and Wyoming," said Moorhead, who is being recruiting by Black Knights' offensive coordinator, Ian Shields. "Actually I talked to Coach Shields a few days ago. He was pretty upset about the game (vs. Navy), but that's the way football goes sometimes.

Moorhead has scheduled an official visit to West Point and that will take place the last weekend prior to national signing day.

With the completion of his senior football season, he is now managing his time between school and indulging himself in a Speed, Strength and Condition regiment. "Right now I have a sports specific training that I train with four days a week," he adds.

"We do field training on Saturday and then three days a week we are in the weight room doing the olympic lifts, athletic lifts and all the tradition ones too ... just getting bigger, faster and stronger," he adds. "Other than that, I'm at school getting my studies done."

With Moorhead's size offers some versatility when it comes to potentially playing inside or outside, especially when it comes to the Black Knights' defensive schemes. "I can see myself playing inside and I don't really have a preference ... I just want to get on the field and make a big impact as much as I can," declares the 6-foot-4, 260 pound defensive end prospect.

The Vibe

The prospect out of Renton (Wash.) Hazen High School was on hand at West Point when he first witnessed what an Army game day experience would be like ... as he felt the growing buzz and vibe as each minute prior to the Army-Boston College contest. "So when were standing on the sidelines, we got to watch the warm-ups and then they showed us to our seats," shared Moorhead, when interviewed back in October. "We watched the game and it was a great game. Army battled hard and ended up winning in the end and I was really impressed."

Fast forward to this past Saturday and although Moorhead took in the game from the comfort of his home, he admitted that the vibe was just as apparent via the CBS national television broadcast.

"I could truly see myself playing in that venue," shared Moorhead. "I thought about the atmosphere and how big of a game it was. It was kind of like watching the Super Bow with all the fans were all hyped up and all the cadets and everything. I mean, it would be a very big game to play in."

"I watched the whole game. I thought it was a good game, but too bad for Army that they didn't finish on that last drive. Along with Air Force, they play big teams, but they don't have the tradition of the Army-Navy game."

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