Seaver Myers, a three-star offensive tackle out of Friendswood, committed to SMU earlier this month. SMU was at the top of his list of Colorado, Utah and Rice, but at the end, Missouri made a late push with an offer.
"But I just loved the location of SMU and the way Coach Jones had turned it around and the academic prestige of the university too much to pass it up," Myers said of committing to SMU and turning down the Mizzou offer.
Myers says he loves pass blocking and knew he'd fit in with Jones' Run and Shoot offense.
"I love pass blocking and look at it as more of an art," Myers said. "Anybody can run block if they stay low and just push, but with pass blocking, you almost have to dance and use your power at the same time to be effective."
Myers has not taken an official visit, but doesn't plan to. He's been to campus numerous times and loves the environment.
He also is excited to play for Coach Adrian Klemm.
"Coach Klemm played a big role [in my commitment]," Myers said. "I really like him and it seems easy to play for him. He said he sees me at right tackle, but can put me at left very easily. But it seems like I will be playing tackle, but if they need me at guard, I will be more than happy."
Myers said he prefers to play right or left tackle.
Friendswood is 3-6 right now heading into a bye week. Myers said if they win their next game, they'll make the playoffs.
"This season has really been a down one for us," he said. "We haven't lost more than four games in a season since 2007, so it's kind of difficult. We lost five starters this season with knee injuries, including our quarterback, and we lost a guy to a broken ankle. Our offensive line has been pretty healthy though. We have only had one guy out with a concussion for a week and a few games back, I tore a ligament in my right ring finger, but I can still play."
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