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Calvert Hall wide receiver Morgan Scroggins, left, breaks a tackle to score a touchdown as Calvert Hall defeated Loyola 25-22 to win the 95th Turkey Bowl, at M&T Bank Stadium.
Calvert Hall wide receiver Morgan Scroggins, left, breaks a tackle to score a touchdown as Calvert Hall defeated Loyola 25-22 to win the 95th Turkey Bowl, at M&T Bank Stadium. (Kenneth K. Lam)

Calvert Hall wide receiver Morgan Scroggins, who had more than 500 yards receiving last fall including two touchdown catches in last season's Turkey Bowl win, has committed to play for Towson.

Scroggins made his announcement Tuesday on Twitter.

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At 6-feet, 200-pounds, Scroggins said he was recruited as an athlete and most likely will play slot receiver. He liked the interest the Towson coaches showed in him as well as the proximity of the campus to home.

"Towson was the only school that offered me. They talked to me constantly," Scroggins said. "When I took an unofficial visit to Towson, I felt like it was home. All the coaches knew who I was. They knew me very well and they interacted with my mom which was big. It's right here and it's great that I can have everybody come out to my games."

Calvert Hall coach Donald Davis said Towson is a great fit for Scroggins, who had the versatility to play quarterback and safety in youth football.

Davis said Scroggins reminds him of another Calvert Hall player, Adrian Amos, who went on to Penn State, was taken in the fifth round of this year's NFL draft and, last month, signed a $2.5 million contract with the Chicago Bears.

"The first time I saw him play, I thought, 'Adrian Amos,' except [Amos is] bigger," Davis said. "Morgan's rangy, he can play a multitude of positions, he's very good on offense and defense and he makes a game-changing positive influence on the team."

Last season, Scroggins caught 61 passes for 522 yards and five touchdowns. He was named honorable mention private-school All-State.

In the Turkey Bowl -- a 25-22 win over Loyola Blakefield -- Scroggins caught touchdown passes of 22 and 14 yards as the Cardinals rallied from a 15-0 deficit to win on a late field goal.

"He's going to be a tremendous asset -- football player, teammate, the whole deal," Davis said.

Scroggins will join a former Calvert Hall teammate, fullback Emmanuel Holder, at Towson, where the program reached the Football Championship Subdivision national final in 2013.

"I can see a big future in the program," said Scroggins. "I love the coaching staff. The coaching staff is awesome and I've been able to see how they interact with the kids. I actually have a close friend of the family that plays for Towson [Holder] and I see how they interact with him and how he talks about Towson."

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