The Missouri Tigers appear to looking to add speed and playmakers to their 2013 recruiting class. Especially at the receiver spot, even after landing the biggest prize in the 2012 class at that position.
One of those receiver targets is Ft. Worth (TX) O.D. Wyatt WR Ladell Marshall 6'1" 205 4.4 forty.
ShowMeMizzou.com spoke with Marshall recently, and he confirmed the interest from the Tigers, along with how the feeling is mutual.
"Missouri has offered me, yes sir," said Marshall when discussing his recruitment. "They have come by my school and spoken with my coach earlier and said that I have an offer. They said they love my game after seeing my film."
Marshall plays QB in the spread offense at Wyatt and was named first team All-District at the position, but says that the Tigers are recruiting him as a wide receiver, said he was pretty pleased with the Missouri offer.
"I think it's a wonderful thing! I love their offense. Love that they play in the SEC, and think that they would be a great fit for me. I think Missouri is a school I am gonna seriously consider and possibly go to," Marshall said.
The speedy athlete, who has been clocked at 10.6 in the 100 meters, told me that he also has offers from Mississippi State, Texas Tech, Louisiana Tech, and may have an offer from Texas A&M. He is also hearing from Baylor,Oklahoma and Oklahoma State.
Marshall plans on majoring in business, and would like take a visit to some of the schools who are recruiting him if he is able.
"I would love to make some unofficial visits, but I don't know if it will be possible. Missouri will probably have to be an official visit."
Marshall indicated that he would probably like to go out of state for college.
ShowMeMizzou.com will continue to update you on his recruitment.