Double trouble headed to Georgia Tech

There’s some double trouble headed to Georgia Tech next season.

Brad and Scott Morgan, fraternal twin offensive linemen from Etowah High School, both committed to Georgia Tech this past summer.

“It was just the fact it was Georgia Tech — You couldn’t turn it down,” Brad told the AJC this week. “It was just 30 minutes from our house. Compared to Minnesota and Marshall, those schools were seven hours or more from our house. Georgia Tech was hard to beat. I think we made a great decision to go there.”

The 3-star twins never considered splitting apart for college ball. They were always a “package deal” and let the colleges know it. Last July, the Morgan brothers got a conditional offer from Paul Johnson – he would offer both scholarships if they accepted quickly.

Brad was ready to commit on the spot, but he waited a few days because Scott wanted to hear back about a possible offer from Vanderbilt. But when the Commodores revealed they were only interested in Scott, the recruiting was over for the twin towers.

“We’ve never been apart, and it would be hard for our family to go to two different games every Saturday,” Brad said. “That would be chaos.”

The 6-foot-4, 265-pounders are difficult to tell apart at first glance. But Brad said there’s a cheat for strangers. “A mole right here,” he said, pointing to his neck. “That’s the easiest way. I’ve got a mole on the front of my neck, and Scott has a mole on the side of his neck.”

When they get to Georgia Tech, it also may be easy to tell them apart from where they go in practice. Brad, who starts at right guard from Etowah, will stay on the offensive line in college.

Meanwhile, Scott could play at defensive tackle. He starts at that position for Etowah, although he did sub at right guard for two games this season when his brother was out with a knee injury.

“They (Georgia Tech) haven’t really told me anything,” Scott said. “They hinted at defense but they told me they’ll figure it out when I get there. I like defense. I feel like I’m a good threat on the inside. I use my hands pretty well. I think I can get off blocks and make plays.”

Meet Brad and Scott Morgan in the below video …



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