Per week in the past, Romar Morris wasn’t getting talked about by many individuals exterior McMahon Stadium.
The Calgary Stampeders rookie had performed 4 video games within the CFL this season, however hadn’t made an enormous impression.
Then, Morris went out in opposition to the Edmonton Eskimos and put up 95 speeding yards, whereas including 62 by the air and scoring 4 touchdowns.
Immediately, the 25-year-old was getting invited by TSN to be one of many three Stampeders gamers to get interviewed on-air earlier than Saturday’s sport in opposition to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
“It’s loopy, once I was instructed I used to be going to be coming I used to be like ‘Me? What do they need to do with me?’ “ Morris mentioned. “I’m taking it day-to-day and attempting to embrace it, and I’m grateful for the chance.”
It’s not simply further consideration from the media that Morris is getting, both. He’s additionally been on the receiving finish of some heavy reward from Ticats head coach June Jones – a legendary school coach in U.S.
“Man, he’s scary,” Jones mentioned. “He can play, he can go. If he will get the seam, he’s gone. I don’t know the place (the Stamps) hold getting these guys. He’s electrifying.”
Morris simply smiled when he was learn Jones’ quote.
He’s bought extra work to do if he’s going to maintain folks speaking, however he’s bought each proper to really feel pleased with the work he’s put in to get so far.
“It’s only a blessing,” Morris mentioned. “When a coach with that a lot historical past and a legend on the sphere … I’m simply grateful to be complimented by somebody like that.”