Malcolm Moulton Talks Gopher Commitment

Malcolm Moulton Talks Gopher Commitment

GoldenSports.net has confirmed that Fort Scott (Kans.) Community College wide receiver Malcolm Moulton has verbally committed to Minnesota and will sign his letter of intent tomorrow.

Moulton is a 6-foot, 190-pound receiver originally from Central Gwinnett (Ga.) High School but has played college ball at Fort Scott (Kans.) Community College.

Moulton has been committed for some time but will sign his Letter of Intent tomorrow when he makes the trip to the Twin Cities.

"I'll be committing tomorrow when I get there (Minnesota) but I verbally committed about three weeks ago," he said.

Moulton has been in touch with Jerry Kill and his staff throughout his time at Fort Scott Community College.

"I was actually in contact with Coach Kill from since he was at Northern Illinois," he said. "We never really lost touch."

This relationship with the Minnesota coaches is what led Moulton to decide to become a Golden Gopher.

"Most of all I liked the coaching staff more than anything," said Moulton. "You can go to almost any big D1 [school] and see a nice stadium and a nice locker room and all that but it's all about the people you surround yourself with.

"I feel like if I surround myself with a successful coaching that's been together for many years, I feel like I could be as successful as they are on the field."

Another thing that helped guide Moulton's decision was playing in one of the top conferences in the nation.

"I'm looking forward to the competition," he said. "The competition in the Big Ten is going to be great. I have a lot of friends, a lot of former teammates that play for teams like Nebraska and Michigan State. I'll get to see them on the field. It's just competition."

With a seeming lack of players at the receiver position, Moulton was brought in to add depth and feels like he can be an instant impact next season.

"They (the Gopher coaches) said there has been a lot injury on the depth chart at wide receiver so they need some play makers in there and they feel like with my playing style and my speed that I can be a great weapon for them on the outside as a deep threat," Moulton said.

What can this athlete bring to the Gophers this fall?

"Energy," he said. "No matter what time of the game it is, first quarter, fourth quarter, I'm the type of player that my teammates can look at and know that there's going to be energy coming from that direction to feed off."

"I'm going to go there and handle business," he added.

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