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North Hills Lineman Lirion Murtezi commits to @NavyFB @LirionMurtezi @NHIndiansFB

Written by: on Sunday, November 4th, 2018

 

The North Hills Indians have had some very successful running backs in the last few seasons. That happens by no accident. North Hills run through the WPIAL this year was a strong one, lead by a veteran line that was anchored by 6-3, 300 pound OL Lirion Murtezi. He had a few offers from the likes of Towson and Seton Hill, but it was the one he announced he received just a few days ago that got him excited. That offer came from Navy. Today, Lirion gave his commitment to them:

We caught up with him and asked him about his decision:

WPA: why did you choose to commit to Navy?

Lirion: I choose Navy because of the great opportunity I will get after college.

WPA: Navy came in late this year with the offer, how’d that come about?

Lirion:I’ve been talking to them for over a year now and I resently talked to coach yo and asked him what they think of me and he said that there O-Line coach would take a look at my film and then about a week later I got the call and got the offer!

WPA: Navy came in late this year with the offer, how’d that come about?

Lirion: 

WPA: who was your biggest influence at Navy, who recruited you?

Lirion: Coach Yo influenced me and recruited me to go to NAVY.

WPA: what do your parents think of your decision?

Lirion: Both my parents really supported me and this was a very big decision in my life and with there support it made it a lot easier.

WPA: what are they getting in player like you?

Lirion: I think they are getting a player that is physically and most importantly mentally ready to come in the program and help the to be great.

WPA: what position will you play?

Lirion: I’m not to sure what I’m gonna play but I’ve talked to the O-Line coach and might play O-Line but where ever they put I will play.

WPA: why commit early?

Lirion: I committed fast because I didn’t want to pass up a once in a lifetime opportunity.

WPA: what was the recruiting process like for you?

Lirion: My recruiting process didn’t really pick up till after my junior year but a lot of schools I think we’re scare to make a move on me but I’m glad it’s all over.

WPA: Do you know what you’d like to study?

Lirion: I’m not sure what I want to study yet.

WPA: What do you think is the most exciting thing about Navy?

Lirion: I think the most exciting thing about NAVY is that it makes you a leader and makes boys in to MEN.

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