The Show-Me state has had a pretty good track record of producing quliaty D1 running back prospects over the past few years with the likes of Montee Ball, Ronnie Wingo, Kody Walker, Malcolm Agnew and Morgan Steward, who are either excelling in college or about to.
ShowMeMizzou.com introduces you to the next high level running back prospect in line, Ezekiel Elliott 6'0" 195 (4.4 forty) from St. Louis (MO) John Burroughs high school.
Elliott, who is also a standout in track--winning the 110 meter hurdles title with a time of 14.1 in 2011, while finishing second in the 300 meters with a time of 38.5 and was 8th in the 100 meters,has had a tremendous junior season for the Bombers--leading them to a 8-1 overall record while rushing for 1,080 yards and 26 touchdowns and averaging 10.1 yards per-carry. Elliott also is abig hitting safety and dangerous return man.
ShowMeMizzou.com recently caught up with Ezekiel, whose parents both attended Mizzou,and hopes to run track as well as play football in college, to discuss his season and early recruitment in this exclusive video.
Player Analysis: Ezekiel Elliott is an elite caliber athlete in both track and football. Not only does he have great speed and athleticism, but his also has good size at 195lbs and is a physical and rugged runner and defender who likes contact. He possesses very good vision and quick feet. Once he makes his way into the secondary or open field he is tough to catch. Elliott is also a very good defensive back and return man, who can also be very effective catching the ball and has good hands. He also blocks well making him a pretty complete back.