With the 2011 recruiting season winding down, Missouri hosted a few official visitors last weekend. The best known of those is a QB who committed to Missouri almost a year-and-a-half ago.
Corbin Berkstresser was the first to commit to Missouri in this 2011 class. And while his very early commitment to the Tigers may have kept him somewhat out of the recruiting spotlight, the big right-hander is a worthy headliner for this recruiting class.
Berkstresser led his Lee's Summit Tigers to the state quarterfinals, where his team lost in a 42-39 shootout to eventual state champion Lee's Summit West. Berkstresser passed for 3383 yards and 36 touchdowns, against just 6 INTs, and gained another 692 yards on the ground, and scored 12 rushing TDs, during his senior campaign.
Following his official visit to Missouri, ShowMeMizzou.com spoke with the talented signal caller, and he talked about his weekend, and shared some of his thoughts about Missouri.
"It was a lot of fun," said Berkstresser. "I got to hang out with some of my future teammates. It was fun."
Corbin talked about how his friend, Wesley Leftwich, is adjusting to college. Leftwich is one of three 2011 commits who finished high school early, and are presently enrolled at Missouri.
"He's doing good," said Berkstresser. "I saw him when I was there. He's glad he went there early. He's liking college."
It sounds like Berkstresser was more recruiter than visitor over the week-end. He said that he has spoken to several of the 2012 recruits from his area he is friends with about Missouri, in addition to the other 2011 recruits he was on the visit with.