On Wednesday, the Missouri Tigers pulled a surprise out of their hat to add to their 2013 recruiting class in Lincoln Prep DE Charles Harris 6'4" 220. ShowMeMizzou.com spoke with Harris about how his offer and decision came about.
"My coach informed me that Missouri wanted to offer but that I had to make a decision the same same day and before my coach could finish the sentence my answer was YES!"said Harris.
Charles said that he knew the moment he wanted to be a Tiger. It was on his official visit and before he received his offer.
"I realized I wanted to be apart of the Tiger tradition as soon as I entered the weight room & spoke to Coach Ivey,"he said.
Now with signing day behind him, Harris is grateful for the opportunity and spoke about his future at Mizzou.
"It's an honor to be a Tiger and being able to have all the resources I need to be successful.
My 1st goal at Mizzou is to first and foremost is to gain as much knowledge about the individuals who paved the way before me... In relation to football my goal as an incoming freshman is to help the team no matter what the job is. I don't care if I'm the water boy, I just want to be connected with all of my fellow teammates so we can have that important weapon in our arsenal all championship teams have ..."chemistry" said Harris.