Missouri Head Coach Gary Pinkel has often stated that as long as he is the head coach at Missouri, the Tigers “will always have a good quarterback”. Recently, Coach Pinkel accompanied Assistant Coach Dave Steckel as the two of them dropped by to eyeball 2014 QB prospect Foster Sawyer 6’5” 215 Ft. Worth (TX) All Saints.
Later, Sawyer told ShowMeMizzou.com that after the Missouri coaches had been to his school, he had spoken to Coach Steckel on the phone, and that Missouri had extended him a scholarship offer.
Sawyer currently holds offers from Arizona State, Houston, SMU, North Texas, UCLA, and Vanderbilt, in addition to Missouri. He is also receiving serious looks from Alabama, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, and Texas Tech, among many others.
Sawyer said that he is planning to visit TCU this weekend. He’s also planning unofficial visits to Alabama, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, and Texas Tech.
The talented signal-caller talked about his Missouri offer, and he updated us on his recruitment.
“The Missouri offer means a lot to me,” said Sawyer. “It’s probably the one that means the most to me, because they actually were my first offer. That’s always the hardest one to get. The Missouri offer means a lot, because that means that they stuck their necks out initially, and they liked what they saw. I’ve met the Missouri coaches, and I can’t wait to head up there and see the campus. I think I’m going to go up there for spring ball, see them practice, and meet the rest of the coaches.”
Sawyer also plays baseball and basketball, and he said that as soon as the basketball season is over with, he’s going to get in the weight room to get bigger and stronger. Sawyer talked about what the Missouri coaches had to say to him.
“They said that they really like my footwork,” said Sawyer. “They like how I move in the pocket, and my quick release.”
“Another reason I think they came by is because they wanted to see if I was really six-five,” laughed Sawyer, who went on to say that he’d like to make a decision near the beginning of his senior season.
“I’d like to commit before week one,” said Sawyer, who will be taking a number of unofficial visits over the next few weeks and months.