The Missouri Tigers already have a commitment from one of the top Quarterbacks in the class of 2013 in 4-star standout Trent Hosick. However, it appears as though they may be looking to take a second QB in the class if they can find the right one that they like.
One of a handful of QBs Missouri has offered and is trying to bring in for a visit is Cedar Hill (TX) signal-caller Damion Hobbs 6'3" 205 4.6 forty.
Hobbs picked up a Missouri offer a couple of weeks ago and spoke to ShowMeMizzou.com about the Mizzou offer and where things are with his recruitment.
"Missouri's offer came in the middle of spring football," said Hobbs. "Coach Steckel came by the school and talked to my coach about it and told him I had an offer. Since that time I have spoken to both Coach Steckel and Coach Yost. They said they really like the way the way I move and the way I throw the ball. They also like my leadership abilities and how I run the team. Coach Yost is a really good guy, and so is Coach Steckel. He is real straight forward and I like that."
Damion was familiar with Missouri before the offer, and likes what the Tigers have to offer as a school and program.
"It's really great! I am really excited to have the Missouri offer. I know they have produced some great quarterbacks recently with Chase Daniel, Blaine Gabbert and now James Franklin. I first started watching Missouri when Chase was the QB and remember Jeremy Maclin. They have a great offense and kind of run what we do with the spread. I think it would really fit my style of play very well."
"I feel like I throw the ball well and I am accurate. I have a good arm and I just make plays with it or my feet. I do what I need to do to help my team win. I am a leader. I hate losing," he said.
Damion started last season at wide receiver, but was moved to QB over a senior after a 1-2 start to the 2011 campaign. With him at QB his team went 8-1 the rest of the way.
He said that playing WR and moving to QB helped him with his QB skills.
"Being out there gave me a different point of view on how to read the defense, and especially the cornerbacks and safeties. It made a big difference to me," said Hobbs.
Hobbs, who finished with 997 yards passing and 900 yards rushing during his time as the starter at QB, is still trying to take in the recruiting process, but has the Tigers on his mind as he tries to figure things out.
"I don't have a short list or anything yet, but Missouri is up there as a I think about it weighing things in my mind what I want to do. The coaches want me to take an unofficial visit up there, and I would like to ,but it's just me and my Mom and that is tough to do. So, I will see if we can or not. I know I would definitely like to take an official visit there."
For right now, Damion Hobbs doesn't have a time table on when a commitment could come.
ShowMeMizzou.com will continue to follow his recruitment.