Singleton Talks Signing With Missouri

Big hitting junior college safety prospect Duron Singleton tells about his thought process and reasons why he will wearing the black and gold and competing for playing time as a Tiger.

On Wednesday, hard-hitting junior college safety prospect Duron Singleton 6’1” 210 Fresno (CA) City College, made the anticipated announcement that he was signing with Missouri.

Afterwards, Singleton took a few minutes to speak with, and he talked about his decision to become a Missouri Tiger.

“It feels good (to have signed with Missouri),” said Singleton. “I feels good!”

Singleton went on to talk about why he chose Missouri over Syracuse, Wisconsin, Nevada, and Utah State, among others.

“It’s close to home,” explained Singleton, who is from New Orleans. “My family can come watch me play. I love the coaching staff! I love the teammates! They’re real cool! I like the family atmosphere. It’s just a cool place!”

Singleton said that his family was in agreement with his decision.

“They were very excited,” explained Singleton. “It’s one of the reasons why I chose (Missouri). They like Missouri. They helped me out a lot in this process.”

Singleton plans to arrive at Missouri in June. He expects to come in and get to work and compete for playing time this year.

“I’m going to work hard, get a degree, make all-conference, all-American,” began Singleton, listing his plans and goals. “I just basically want to win games, and try to win a championship, and try to change the program, and try to turn it around. Just basically to come in and give the team a lift, and try to do my best and play hard.”

Singleton already has a good relationship with his position coach at Missouri, as Coach Alex Grinch was his primary recruiter.

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