Lock excelling at two sports

Class of 2015 quarterback Drew Lock from Lee's Summit (Mo.) is someone attracting a lot of attention for his ability to throw the football. Now he is also working hard on the basketball court where college coaches are taking close notice as well. Lock himself says his future is up in the air, but already he has one big offer to play football.

It isn't easy for Drew Lock to balance being a star quarterback and a sharp shooting wing on the basketball court. During the spring and summer he plays AAU basketball with KC Run GMC, but that doesn't prevent him from honing his craft on the football field.

"It is complicated, it really is," said Lock of working on both sports. "I work with the football coach and he works with my basketball schedule. I try to get as much football in during the summer as I do basketball."

As a high level prospect in both sports, Lock says he is simply working through the process of what he wants to do in the future.

"As of right now I only have an offer in football so that is where I am at right now," explained Lock. "I honestly don't know which sport I am going to pick."

Lock is the son of a former Missouri football player, the Tigers have already offered. However they aren't the only school that has been showing Lock attention for his ability to play quarterback.

"Notre Dame is going to come up and watch me throw, Iowa, and Arkansas are also talking to me besides Missouri," said Lock.

The offer from Missouri was obviously a big one, and Lock says he and his entire family were happy to get it.

"It was nice," said Lock of the offer. "It was cool especially with him playing at Missouri and us living in Missouri. Everybody in my family was excited and it was nice."

For now Lock is just playing things out and not making any rash decisions on his future. Still he feels he has something to prove this spring and summer.

"I just want to show that I can compete with anyone and show that can play football and basketball," explained Lock.


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