Saturday was a huge day for a number of recruits who attended the Missouri Tigers junior day event in Columbia, as a multiple offers were given out to prospects on hand.
ShowMeMizzou.com spoke with another 2013 Tiger target who picked up a verbal offer in Kansas City (MO) Hogan Prep WR/DB Anthony Sherrils 6'1" 173 (4.49 forty- 37" vertical) told us about his junior day experience.
"It was good. Everything was real good from the time I got there and met with the Tiger coaches," said Sherrils. " They said they watched my film on February 1st and they liked everything they saw from it, both on offense and defense, and they decided that they wanted me to be a Tiger, so they offered me today."
Sherrils said the news of being wanted by the Tigers and the offer caught him off guard.
"I was so surprised. I had no idea that I would be getting offered. I hadn't really heard much from them until now," he said.
I asked him what his response was and how he felt about picking up and offer from his home state school?
"I told them I would love to be a Tiger, but I needed to go home and talk things over with my family. I really want to get my family's opinion and hear what they think, but I really like Missouri a lot, but I told them that I would probably take a few weeks to think things over," said Sherrils.
The Missouri offer gave Anthony his second early offer, as Kansas had previously extended an offer to him last week. He also said that Nebraska, Kansas State and Illinois were also recruiting him and wanting him to attend their junior day events. He actually chose to attend Mizzou to attend over KU, who had their event scheduled on the same day.
Sherrils excels on offense playing wide receiver, running back and returning kicks, while playing safety and cornerback on defense. He said he the Tiger coaches told him they would let him pick where he wanted to play. He had an idea about where he felt he would consider playing.
" I don't really like to play cornerback, so if I was on defense I would prefer to play safety. I like to roam around back there and make plays and hit people. On offense I would be fine playing receiver or in the slot."
Sherrills, who said that he has a bench max of 275lbs and a squat max of 415lbs to go along with his sub-4.5 speed, told me that he thought he would like to major in journalism, but that he would narrow that down soon as well.
ShowMeMizzou.com will keep you updated regarding Anthony Sherrils recruitment.
Anthony Sherrils Junior Highlights